Cancer Institute’s Cancer Prevention and Control wins first place ribbons

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) program staff won two first place ribbons at the 2017 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Cancer Conference in Atlanta this August. They were invited to present three posters for the overall National conference and an oral presentation for the CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program Meeting. Two posters, noted below, won first place ribbons.

Dannell Boatman, Adam Maus, Stephenie Kennedy, Susan Eason, Mary Ellen Conn, Jim Kerestzury poster winners in the CDC cancer innovations category.First Place Poster Award Winner – Cancer Innovation – Programmatic Category

• Mammo/FIT:  A Project to Assess the Effectiveness of Combining Breast Cancer Screening with Colorectal Cancer Screening on a Mobile Health Unit by Stacy Tressler, Sara Jane Gainor, Michelle Chappell, and Stephenie Kennedy.

 First Place Poster Award Winner - Cancer Prevention – Programmatic Category

• Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening Using An Enhanced Call Reminder Program by Stephenie Kennedy, Mary Ellen Conn, Susan Eason (Presenter), Dannell Boatman, Taylor Daugherty, Adam Baus, and Cecil Pollard.

Additional Invitation-Only Presentations -

• Leveraging Electronic Health Records to Enhance Systems of Care for Increased Colorectal Cancer Screening by Adam Baus (Oral Presentation at the National CDC Cancer Conference)

• A Multi-faceted, Intensive Approach to Facilitate Systems Change for Colorectal Cancer Screening by Stephenie Kennedy, Mary Ellen Conn (Presenter), Susan Eason, Dannell Boatman, Taylor Daugherty, Adam Baus, and Cecil Pollard (Poster Presentation at the National CDC Cancer Conference)

To find out more about these programs contact Stephenie Kennedy, EdD at skkennedy@hsc.wvu.edu.