Jefferson Health has organized a lung cancer learning community that has developed a model program to encourage shared decision making about lung cancer screening, increase lung cancer screening, and reduce cancer deaths in diverse populations. Join us to learn about this program and to discuss a call to action that includes four proposals to operationalize the model.

Presenters

Ronald E. Myers, DSW, PhD

Professor and Director, Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology

Thomas Jefferson University

Professor and Director, Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology, Thomas Jefferson University

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Priscilla Ko, PharmD

Director

Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation

Priscilla Ko is a director at the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation whose mission is to promote health equity and improve health outcomes of populations disproportionately affected by serious diseases. Priscilla currently leads a national portfolio focused on cardiovascular and immunologic diseases and a global initiative in Brazil on addressing cancer…

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Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD, FACS, FCCP

Professor, Director, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Thomas Jefferson University

Nathaniel R. Evans III, MD, FACS, FCCP, attended Princeton University, receiving his BA in 1998 in molecular biology. He received his MD from Stanford University School of Medicine in 2002.

Dr. Evans began his surgical training at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, in 2002.…

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Val W. Slayton, MD, MPP, MBA, FACP

Regional Vice President, East Region and Division Clinical Lead, Northeast Division for Humana Senior Products

Humana

Val W. Slayton, MD, MPP, MBA, FACP is Regional Vice President, East Region and Division Clinical Lead, Northeast Division for Humana Senior Products. In this role, he leads utilization management and health service delivery for the East region, and represents clinical management to external provider organizations.

Prior to joining Humana…

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Jamie Studts, PhD

Scientific Director, Behavioral Oncology

University of Colorado

Dr. Jamie L. Studts is a Professor of Medical Oncology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Scientific Director of Behavioral Oncology. Dr. Studts also serves as the Co-Leader for the Cancer Prevention and Control program and Co-Director of the Population Health Shared Resource at the University of Colorado…

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Moderator

Sarah Downer, JD

Associate Director, Whole Person Care, Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

Harvard Law School

Cambridge, MA

Sarah Downer is a Clinical Instructor at the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School and co-directs the Center’s Whole Person Care Initiative, which seeks to improve care for underserved individuals at every point of interaction with the health care system. She serves as a Special…

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