SCHEDULE

Schedule 

Day 1: April 10 

Time 

Session or Activity 

Invited Speakers 

11:30 – 12:30 

Networking and Registration 

 

12:30 – 1:00 

Conference Welcome 

 

Peg O’Grady, CAB 

Eric Darr, HU 

Dr. Levine, SOH 

1:00 – 1:30 

Goals for PA 

Sharon Sowers, DOH 

1:30 – 2:30 

Plenary Session: Health Economics 

Lindsay Sabik, PhD 
Access to Cancer Screening and Treatment in a Changing Health Policy Landscape 

2:30 – 2:45 

Break 

 

2:45 – 3:45 

Plenary Session: Behavioral Interventions 

Frank Leone, MD, MS 

3:45 – 4:30  

Networking  

 

 

Day 2: April 11 

Time 

Session or Activity 

Invited Speakers 

7:30 – 8:00  

Breakfast and Networking  

 

8:00 – 8:15 

2nd Day Welcome 

 

8:15 – 9:00 

Pennsylvania’s Public Approach to Cancer Genetics 

Genomics/ Genetics Committee  

9:00 – 9:10 

Daily Logistics 

 

9:10 – 9:30  

Break 

 

9:30 – 11:00 

Panel Presentations 

 

 

Kevin Alvarnaz 

Addressing Obesity  

 

William Calo, PhD, JD, MPH 

Addressing Health disparities in the Hispanic population   

 

William Brodhead 

Radon Mitigation for Lung Cancer Prevention  

 

Lyn B. Robertson, DrPH, MSN, BSN  

HPV Vaccination  

Rena Kass, MD, FACS 
Breast Cancer Screening in 2019: Not all Breasts are Created Equal 

 

Carmen E. Guerra, MD, MSCE, FACP 

Patient Navigation to Colorectal Cancer Screening 

  

Troy Moritz, DO, FACOS  

Lung Cancer Screening 

 

R. Scott Owens, MD 

Having the Conversation about Prostate Cancer Screening 

Heather Albertson, RN, BSN, CCRP  

Improving Access to Clinical Trials 

 

Jessica Bauman, MD 

Facing a New Diagnosis of Lung Cancer and Treatment Options 

 

Savitri Skandan, MD 

Personalized Medicine in Treatment of Cancer 

 

Kathleen Sevedge, RN, MA, AOCN 

Multidisciplinary Care in the Treatment of Cancer 

Amy Jacobs  

LIVESTRONG® at the YMCA Cancer Survivor Program 

 

Kristina Newport, MD FAAHPM   

Palliative Oncology Standards: How to Measure Up 

 

Eric M. Horwitz, M.D., FABS, FASTRO 

Practicing Palliative Care  

 

Gary ZimmermanCancer Survivor 

A Survivor’s Lessons Learned – some the hard way 

11:00 – 11:15 

Break 

 

11:15 – 12:15  

Keynote Session: Patient Navigation 

Dr. Harold Freeman 

12:15 – 1:15 

Lunch 

 

1:15 – 2:45 

Panel Presentations 

 

 

Nate Burden, Jr.  
Community-supported Radon Measurement and Mitigation  

 

Jennifer L. Moss, PhD 

Rural/urban differences in cancer prevention and screening: Implications for Pennsylvania and beyond 

 

Theodore K. Kyle, RPh, MBA 

Cancer and Obesity: The Challenge of Prevention and Treatment 

 

Betsy Aumiller, Ded, Med 

Breast Cancer Screening 

 

Marianne T. Ritchie, MD   

Colorectal Cancer Screening  

 

Ronald Myers, PhD 

Lung Cancer Screening  

 

Serge Ginzburg, MD, FACS 

Physician-Led Quality Improvement Collaborative: The Power of Insight 

Christopher Peters, MD 

Practicing Palliative Care 

 

Randall A. Oyer, MD 

Survivorship Care that focuses on individualized needs assessment that informs surveillance and recovery strategies 

 

Kathy J Selvaggi MS MD FAAHPM 

Integrating Palliative Care with Community Oncology 

 

Sharon Cowden, MD 

Keep on Moving—the importance of exercise in prevention and reduction of recurrence of breast cancer 

2:45 – 3:00 

Break 

 

3:00 – 3:30 

How to Get Involved 

Conference Closure 

Peg O’Grady, CAB