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Utah Cancer Action Network 2015 Conference

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Thursday, May 14
 

7:30am

Registration
Thursday May 14, 2015 7:30am - 8:00am
Main Hall

8:00am

Opening Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Sara Carbajal

Sara Carbajal

Community Cancer Support Services Director, Alliance Community Services
Sara Carbajal-Salisbury | Sara Carbajal-Salisbury is originally from Mexico City where she received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in International Business Relations. She has done studies in Humanities at the Westminster College and University of Utah 2013-2015. In 1998 she married Lynn Salisbury in Mexico City and moved to Utah in 1999. She is the mother of three children that she has raised multicultural and bilingual. She realizes the... Read More →
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Brook Carlisle

Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network


Thursday May 14, 2015 8:00am - 8:15am
Main Hall

8:15am

Breakfast Q&A: Affordable Care Act and Cancer Prevention
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Jason Stevenson

Education and Communications Director, Utah Health Policy Project
Jason Stevenson  joined UHPP in November 2012 to manage the organization’s public outreach, social media, and  communications strategies and to engage key advocates on healthcare reform. | Most  recently, Jason worked as a staff editor at Backpacker and Outside magazines. He began his writing  career in Washington, D.C. covering politics on Capitol Hill, and he continues  to work as a freelance writer and editor... Read More →


Thursday May 14, 2015 8:15am - 9:15am
Main Hall

9:15am

Break
Thursday May 14, 2015 9:15am - 9:30am
Main Hall

9:30am

Speaker: Heeding the Call: A Coordinated Approach to Skin Cancer Prevention
Speakers
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Dawn Holman, MPH

Behavioral Scientist, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dawn M. Holman, MPH, is a behavioral scientist in CDC's Division of Cancer Prevention and Control's Epidemiology and Applied Research Branch. Much of her work focuses on identifying opportunities at the population level to reduce the incidence of cancer in the United States. | Ms. Holman has led the production of two supplemental journal issues: one in the Journal of Adolescent Health on opportunities for cancer prevention during... Read More →


Thursday May 14, 2015 9:30am - 10:30am
Main Hall

10:30am

Break
Thursday May 14, 2015 10:30am - 10:45am
Main Hall

10:45am

Speaker: Health Disparities and Cancer
Speakers
avatar for Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH

Ana Maria Lopez, MD, MPH

Associate Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusion, University of Utah Health Sciences
Dr. López, a graduate of Bryn Mawr College (A.B. Philosophy) and Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (M.D.), is dedicated to translational research that improves access to care and the reduction of health disparities. She completed residency training in Internal Medicine, served as a Chief Resident and completed fellowships in General Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology at the University of Arizona. | | Concurrent... Read More →


Thursday May 14, 2015 10:45am - 11:45am
Main Hall

11:45am

Lunch
Thursday May 14, 2015 11:45am - 12:30pm
Main Hall

12:30pm

UCAN Resource Fair
Thursday May 14, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Main Hall

1:30pm

Speaker: Cancer Survivorship
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Anna Beck, MD

Director, Supportive Oncology and Survivorship, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Anna Beck, MD, is director of Supportive Oncology and Survivorship and an investigator at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI). She is also an associate professor of medical oncology at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Beck’s areas of interest are end-of-life care and geriatric oncology. As director of Supportive Oncology and Survivorship, her goal is to broaden the spectrum of support available for cancer patients and their... Read More →


Thursday May 14, 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Main Hall

2:30pm

Break
Thursday May 14, 2015 2:30pm - 2:45pm
Main Hall

2:45pm

Speaker: Colorectal and Prostate Cancer Screening
Dr. Durado Brooks

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Durado Brooks, MD, MPH

Director, Prostate and Colorectal Cancers, American Cancer Society
Dr. Brooks has worked for the American Cancer Society’s national headquarters since 2000.  He is involved in the creation and implementation of strategies to improve the prevention and | early detection of prostate and colorectal cancers, and to reduce cancer disparities.  He also serves as Deputy Editor of the Society’s peer-reviewed journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.   A graduate of the Ohio State... Read More →


Thursday May 14, 2015 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Main Hall

3:45pm

Closing Remarks
Speakers
avatar for Sara Carbajal

Sara Carbajal

Community Cancer Support Services Director, Alliance Community Services
Sara Carbajal-Salisbury | Sara Carbajal-Salisbury is originally from Mexico City where she received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in International Business Relations. She has done studies in Humanities at the Westminster College and University of Utah 2013-2015. In 1998 she married Lynn Salisbury in Mexico City and moved to Utah in 1999. She is the mother of three children that she has raised multicultural and bilingual. She realizes the... Read More →
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Brook Carlisle

Government Relations Director, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network


Thursday May 14, 2015 3:45pm - 4:00pm
Main Hall

4:00pm

UCAN Business Meeting
Thursday May 14, 2015 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Hall