2017 Presentations

Slideshows made available by presenters can be viewed below. Audio recordings of sessions are available below as well as via a SoundCloud playlist.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

EVIDENCE, OPINION AND FACT IN CANCER SCREENING

When it comes to cancer screening, the evidence is often uncertain. This workshop will discuss why there are still gaps in the evidence in cancer screening and will demonstrate how to distinguish opinion from fact when filling in the gaps, using case studies from the professional and popular press.

Speaker: Ruth Etzioni, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, @retzioni
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FOUNDATIONS FOR PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION OF BREAST, CERVICAL, COLORECTAL AND LUNG CANCER

This overview of the mandated guidelines-driven cancer screenings functions as an in-service for participants new to cancer screening and as a review for others. This session has breaks.

Moderator: Faye L. Wong, MPH, Program Services Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Natural History and Epidemiology of Breast Cancer
Bridget A. Oppong, MD, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
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Natural History and Epidemiology of Cervical Cancer and HPV
Kathryn S. Moffett, MD, FAAP, Pediatrics, West Virginia School of Medicine
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Natural History and Epidemiology of Colorectal Cancer
Roy J. Duhé, PhD, University of Mississippi Medical Center, @70x2020Guy
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Natural History and Epidemiology of Lung Cancer
Hormuzd Katki, PhD, Division of Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute
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Cancer Screening in the Primary Care Setting with Emphasis on Community Health Centers
Durado Brooks, MD, MPH, National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable and the American Cancer Society
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Overcoming Barriers Health Educators Face in Promoting Cancer Screening
Kathleen Gamblin, RN, BSN, OCN, Northside Hospital Cancer Institute
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Thursday, April 20, 2017

WELCOME OF THE DIALOGUE FOR ACTION ON CANCER SCREENING AND PREVENTION

Jan Bresch, Prevent Cancer Foundation

Carolyn R. (Bo) Aldigé, Prevent Cancer Foundation

OPENING KEYNOTE: SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH—YOUR ZIP CODE SAYS MORE ABOUT YOUR HEALTH THAN YOUR GENETIC CODE 

MaryLynn Ostrowski, PhD, Executive Director, Aetna Foundation, @LynnO521
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REDUCING DISPARITIES IN CANCER PREVENTION AND SCREENING

Moderator: Carla D. Williams, PhD, Howard University Cancer Center

Healthy Children, Strong Families: Preventing Obesity in Five Tribal Communities
Emily Tomayko, PhD, RD, Oregon State University
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Project ECHO: Preventing Cervical Cancer along the Texas-México Border
Kathleen Schmeler, MD, MD Anderson Cancer Center, @kmschmeler
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Benefits of Involving the Community in Developing Cancer Prevention Programs: The Down Home Healthy Living 2.0 Cookbook
Selina A. Smith, PhD, MDiv, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University
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WHAT’S TRENDING IN RESEARCH ON CANCER PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION?

Moderator: Christine D. Berg, MD, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute

The Microbiome and Colorectal Cancer
Emily Vogtmann, PhD, MPH, Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute
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Advances in Research on Screening/Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
Sigrid Carlsson, MD, PhD, MPH, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Developments in Ovarian Cancer Screening
Charles “Chip” Landen, Jr., MD, University of Virginia, @ChipLandon
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LAURELS AWARDS LUNCHEON

Moderator: Greta Kreuz, MA, Award-Winning Veteran Broadcast Journalist

  • National Leadership Award
  • Community Service Award
  • Advocacy Award


CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS IN IMAGING FOR CANCER SCREENING

Moderator: James Mulshine, MD, Rush Medical College, Rush University

Radiomics and Deep Learning: Potential for Changing the Early Detection of Cancer
Maryellen Giger, PhD, University of Chicago

Imaging Options for Colorectal Cancer Screening
David Greenwald, MD, Mount Sinai Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Advanced Endoscopy Center

Crowd-Sourcing Quality in Imaging
Ricardo Avila, Accumetra, Inc.
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SOS LOUISVILLE: HOW A COMMUNITY CAN GET BEHIND COLORECTAL SCREENING FOR ALL

Moderator: Karen J. Peterson, PhD, Prevent Cancer Foundation

Patty Francis, SOS Louisville
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Friday, April 21, 2017

CLOSING KEYNOTE: MOBILIZING FOR GLOBAL PREVENTION AND EARLY DETECTION OF CERVICAL CANCER

Philip Castle, PhD, MPH, CEO and Co-Founder, Global Coalition Against Cervical Cancer and Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
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THINK ABOUT THE LINK: VIRUSES AND CANCER

Moderator: Erich Sturgis, MD, MPH, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Hepatitis C Outreach to Injection Drug Users and Baby Boomers in Philadelphia 
Stacey Trooskin, MD, PhD, MPH, Philadelphia FIGHT
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HPV and Hepatitis B Screening and Vaccination in a Houston Community Health Clinic
Andrea Caracostis, MD, MPH, HOPE Clinic
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Increasing HPV Vaccine Uptake by Expanding HPV Vaccine Providers
Brenda Nevidjon, RN, MSN, FAAN, Oncology Nursing Society
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POLICY-LEVEL THOUGHTS ABOUT ACCESS TO QUALITY AFFORDABLE CARE IN POST-ACA AMERICA

Moderator: Erica Childs Warner, MPH, Prevent Cancer Foundation

Barbara Markham Smith, JD, Health Management Associates


USE OF BIG DATA IN PUBLIC HEALTH

Moderator: Peter L. Levin, PhD, Amida Technology Solutions, @p11levin

Real-Life Use of Machine Learning in Health Care Focused on Chronic Diseases
Amir Azarbad, MBA, Inspirant Group, Inc., @azarbadamir
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Predictive Analytics in Public Health: It’s Just the Beginning
Deborah M. Gage, MBA, Medecision
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