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Friday, December 2nd
8:30 AM

Welcome, Opening Remarks, and The RCaDES Initiative Overview

Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW, Professor, Director of the Division of Population Science, Department of Medical Oncology, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center, Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Steven K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President/CEO, Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Health
John Alduino, MEd, Senior Director, State Health Systems, American Cancer Society (ACS) and
April Barry, LSW, MSW, Evaluation Manager, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Pennsylvania Department of Public Health

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

Overview by Coordinating Team Members: Insights from the Learning Community

Jenné Johns, MPH, Director of Health Disparities, Corporate Medical Management, AmeriHealth Caritas
Beth Careyva, MD, Associate Director, Lehigh Valley Practice-Based Research Network, Lehigh Valley Health Network
April Reilly, MSW, Senior Director, American Cancer Society
Melanie Johnson, MPA, PASAC Member, Lehigh Valley Health Network’s Practice and Community Research Network (LV-PCRN)
E. Samira Woods, DVACO PASAC Member, Community Activist
Dianne Porter-Hughes, LVHN PASAC Member, Veterans' Affairs
Shirley L. Beckett, DVACO PASAC Member, Jefferson Family and Community Medicine

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:45 AM

Keynote Conversation: The RCaDES Initiative as a Model to Address Cancer Screening Disparities

Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW (moderator), Director, Division of Population Science, and Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson Medical College
Stephen Thomas, PhD, Professor, Department of Health Services Administration, School of Public Health and Founding Director, Maryland Center for Health Equity, University of Maryland in College Park
Denise Rodgers, MD, FAAFP, Vice Chancellor for Interprofessional Programs at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Rutgers University.

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Panel Discussion: All Together Now? Health System, Insurer, and Employer Support for Implementing Evidence-based Colorectal Cancer Screening Interventions

Michael Rosenthal, MD (Moderator), Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Pennsylvania
Frank Brown, MD, Senior Medical Director of Cigna Healthcare’s Mid-Atlantic Region
Mitchell Kaminski, MD, Chief Clinical Officer, DVACO
Victor Caraballo, MD, MBA, Senior Medical Director for Quality Management, Independence Blue Cross
Glenn Hamilton, MD, Vice President, Corporate Clinical Policy, AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies
Neil Goldfarb, President/CEO, Greater Philadelphia Business Coalition on Health
Val Slayton, MD, Medical Director, Humana
Sarah Fulton, MHS, Senior Analyst, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Suresh Nair, MD, Program Director for the Hematology and Medical Oncology Fellowship at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN)

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Funding the Adaptation and Implementation of Evidence-Based Interventions

Linda Fleisher, PhD, MPH (Moderator), Senior Researcher, Digital Health, Health Communications and Disparities, Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania
David Chambers, DPhil, Deputy Director for Implementation Science of the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute
Kara Odom Walker, MD, MPH, MSHS, Deputy Chief Science Officer, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute
Richard Wender, MD, Chief, Cancer Control Officer, American Cancer Society
Ronald E. Myers, PhD, DSW (closing remarks), Director, Division of Population Science, and Professor, Department of Medical Oncology, Jefferson Medical College

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM