Partner • Prevent • Advocate • Survive JOIN NOW

UCAN Conference 2016: Working Together to Prevent and Control Cancer

Red Lion Hotel
Downtown Salt Lake City, 161 W 600 S
Salt Lake City, UT

Agenda and Slides

Registration 7:30
Opening Remarks, Welcome from UCAN Chair

State Plan Presentation – Dr. John Sweetenham

Plenary Speaker: Jean Shipman – Director, Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah

Health Literacy and Finding Reliable Health Information

Break 9:45
Breakout 1A

Panel Discussion: Promotoras

Breakout 1B – Skin

Yelena Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah
Barriers to melanoma preventive behaviors in high-risk children: Laying the foundation for family-based interventions

Bridget Grahmann, Research Assistant, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Non-modifiable skin cancer risk factors in a screening sample from a high-risk catchment area

Breakout 1C – Survivorship

Samantha Pannier, Research Assistant, Cancer Control and Population Sciences, Huntsman Cancer Institute.
Huntsman-Intermountain Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Study: Understanding Patient Needs for Navigation

Brynn Fowler, Research Analyst/Project Manager, Huntsman Cancer Institute
Utah Cancer survivors: A comprehensive comparison of health-related outcomes between survivors and individuals without a history

Break 10:45
Plenary Speaker: Rich McKeown, CEO, Leavitt Partners, Former Chief of Staff for Sec. Michael Leavitt, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Grass Roots Advocacy

Lunch 12:00
Networking Tables/Poster Session 1:00
Plenary Speaker: Glenn Richardson, Professor, Health Promotion and Education, University of Utah

Resilience and Resiliency

Break 2:30
Breakout 2A – Healthy Lifestyles

Allison Stuart, PhD

Health At Every Size

Breakout 2B – Disparities

Ana C. Sanchez-Birkhead, PhD, WHNP-BC, APRN
Associate Professor, University of Utah – College of Nursing
Eliminating Breast Cancer Disparities: The Alliance Breast Cancer Community Based Program for Hispanic Women

Anna Reineke, GMaP Regional Coordinating Director, Huntsman Cancer Institute
GMaP: Enhancing and Expanding Cancer Health Disparities Research and Promoting Workforce Diversity

Breakout 2C – Healthy Lifestyles/Data

Grace Henley
Gardening and Improved Health Outcomes

Carol Sweeney, PhD, Director, Utah Cancer Registry
Cancer in Utah: Trends through 2013

Break 3:45
Panel Discussion – Disparities in Utah

Cecilia Hackerson, International Rescue Committee
Fahina Tavaske-Pasi, National Tongan American Society
Sara Carbajal-Salisbury, Alliance Community Services
Shawn Jimerson, Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake

Closing Remarks from UCAN Chair Elect – Dr. Ana Sanchez-Birkhead 4:45