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Cancer Moonshot Initiative Webinar: Increasing Colorectal Cancer Screening in Georgia

July 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The webinar will feature CDC Colorectal Cancer Control Program-funded efforts to improve colorectal cancer screen in Georgia, highlighting the progress of the Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (CORE) and hearing perspectives from experts in the cancer community about decreasing the number of people diagnosed with colorectal cancer and reducing the number of lives lost to this disease. The conversation will also include valuable feedback for CDC, supporting President Biden’s priority to end cancer as we know it. Following expert discussions, questions will be taken from the audience.


Speakers and Panelists


·       Koosh Desai, MD, Regional Medical Director, Georgia Colorectal Cancer Control Program, Medical College of Georgia

·       Kyle Ashton Cannady, FNP, East Georgia Healthcare Center

·       Cassenda Nelson, Community Health Worker, Horizons Community Solutions

CDC Leadership:

·       Deb Houry, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, Immediate Office of the Director, CDC

·       Karen Hacker, MD, MPH, Director, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC

·       Lisa Richardson, MD, MPH, Director, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, CDC

·       Djenaba Joseph, MD, MPH, Branch Chief, Program Services Branch, CDC

Webinar Information

A free-of-charge webcast of this public panel discussion will be broadcast live:

·       Friday, May 12, 2024

·       11 AM – 12 PM ET

·       Registration link: https://cdc.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_2t-3wopITT-kug_ol_inBg

                                    Note: Please register by 9 AM ET, July 12, 2024 


July 12
10:00 am - 11:00 am


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