Event Held on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017
Screening Guidelines and Shared Decision-Making
Challenges, Controversy, Disparities
Our speakers included:
Beth Jones, PhD, MPH, Director, Smilow Screening & Prevention Program, Assistant Director for Diversity and Health Equity, Yale Cancer Center, Research Scientist and Lecturer, Yale School of Public Health . Dr. Jones is a cancer epidemiologist whose work and teaching focus is on health disparities. Her current research is focused on racial/ethnic differences in cancer screening and cancer outcomes.
Polly Sather, MSN, APRN, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in the Thoracic Oncology Program at Smilow Cancer Center, Yale New Haven Hospital. Currently she is the coordinator of the Yale Lung Screening and Nodule Program. Her research interests are focused on early detection and risk stratification for lung cancer, and the development of quality metrics for lung cancer evaluation and lung cancer screening.
Xavier Llor, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine (Digestive Diseases), Yale School of Medicine; Medical Director, Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program; Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program. His research program focuses on two different aspects of colorectal cancer: hereditary and familial forms, and disparities in colorectal cancer.
Liane Philpotts, MD, Professor of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, Yale School of Medicine,; Chief, Breast Imaging. Her main interests have focused on breast interventional procedures and outcomes, screening breast ultrasound, and currently on breast tomosynthesis. She is leading efforts at Yale to study how this new technology is transforming breast imaging.
Keynote Speaker: Manish Mishra, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Manish K. Mishra, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor at the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and an Assistant Professor at Geisel Medical School at Dartmouth. His research roles include the development of shared decision making tools, the creation of novel patient communication platforms in medical education, studying the role of ACO models in health care reform and working on systems redesign in global mental health care. He lectures in a variety of courses at the medical school and leads several human rights initiatives with students. He earned his medical degree from Dartmouth Medical School and a Master’s in Public Health from The Dartmouth Institute.
Presentation Coming Soon!!