Services & Outreach Programs

The Office of Community Outreach and Engagement offers the following services and outreach programming throughout the Western New York (WNY) region:

National Witness Project (NWP)

The National Witness Project educates and engages participants on early cancer detection through stories told by breast and cervical cancer survivors in churches and community settings. We offer patient navigation and screening assistance. Patient navigators are trained, culturally competent health care workers who guide patients, family members and physicians through the health care system to ensure that their needs are being met. For more information about the Buffalo/Niagara Witness Project, call (716) 845-1394 or (716) 845-3383.

Esperanza y Vida (EyV)

Meaning “Life and Hope” in Spanish, Esperanza y Vida is a program that educates and helps increase breast, cervical  cancer and diabetes  screening in Latinas living in rural and urban areas. We offer translation, patient navigation and screening assistance. Patient navigators are trained, culturally competent health care workers who guide patients, family members and physicians through the health care system to ensure that their needs are being met. For more information regarding Esperanza y Vida, contact Jomary Colon at (716) 845-4623, or at Jomary.Colon@roswellpark.org.

Science to the Sidewalk

Science to the Sidewalk brings the science of Roswell Park into minority and medically-underserved communities through programs featuring clinicians, scientists, and their work. Presentations are conducted in strictly “layman’s terms” so anyone & everyone can understand it! If you are interested in having a speaker come to your location, please let us know and we will try and accommodate your request.

Patient Navigation (PN)

The Roswell Park Navigation Program assists patients of all cancer diagnoses.