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The 2015 Iowa Cancer Summit


The Summit was held October 22-23, 2015 at Mercy Medical Center in Des Moines. 
Download the brochure.

 

 

Click here or on the image below to watch a television news story about the 2015 Summit, featuring Consortium members Lou Brown and Dr. Richard Deming. 

Image of WHO TV 13 television news story about new breast cancer screening guidelines. Click here to access the video.



Click here or on the image below to view a gallery of photos on Facebook from the 2015 Iowa Cancer Summit.

Screenshot of the Iowa Cancer Consortium's Facebook page. Click here to access images from the 2015 Iowa Cancer Summit.
 

Committee and Implementation Group Meeting Minutes


Iowa Cancer Consortium committees* and implementation groups met at the Summit on October 21. Review meeting minutes by clicking on the links below: 
Communications Commmittee Minutes
Data & Evaluation Committee Minutes
Health Equity & Disparities Committee Minutes
Systems & Environmental Change Committee Minutes
    Prevention Implemenation Group Minutes
Screening Implementation Group Minutes
Treatment Implementation Group Minutes 
Quality-of-Life Implementation Group Minutes
*The Conference Planning and Membership & Nominating Committees did not meet. 
 

Keynote Slide Decks

 
Image of Richard Wender, MD.   Transforming the Face of Cancer: Why We Need Comprehensive Cancer Coalitions to Work and Work Well — Slides

Richard Wender, MD
Chief Cancer Control Officer, American Cancer Society
Image of Jennifer Weiss, MD, MS.   Achieving 80% Within a Wisconsin Health System — Slides

Jennifer Weiss, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

 

Pre-Summit Expert Panel

Looking Ahead to 80% by 2018 in Iowa
  • Natoshia Askelson, PhD, MPH, University of Iowa College of Public Health — Slides
  • Timothy Gutshall, MD, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield — Slides
  • Patty Hinrichs, RN, BSN, Grinnell Regional Public Health — Slides
  • Jennifer Hodges, BS, CHES, Iowa Department of Public Health

Prevention Breakout Slide Decks

Tobacco Control: Retailer Licensing, Zoning, and Other Point-of-Sale Strategies
Maureen O'Brien, JD, Tobacco Control Legal Consortium at the Public Health Law Center
Beth Turner, MA, CHES, American Lung Association in Iowa — Slides
North East Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative — Together, We Grow Healthy Kids! Case Statement
Ashley Christensen, Upper Explorerland Regional Planning Commission/Northeast Iowa Food & Fitness Initiative
Laura Liechty, RD, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
HPV and Throat Cancer
Nitin Pagedar, MD, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
 

Screening Breakout Slide Decks

80% by 2018: Getting FIT to Reach Our Goal — Slides
Richard Wender, MD, American Cancer Society
Lung Cancer Screening: Pitfalls and Potential Barriers to Implementation— Slides
Rolando Sanchez, MD, University of Iowa
Breast Density: Impacts on Cancer Risk and Detection
Grant Goldsberry, MD, McFarland Clinic
 

Treatment/Quality-of-Life Breakout Slide Decks

Nutrition and Cancer: Before, During, and After — Slides
Andrew Nish, MD, John Stoddard Cancer Center, Iowa Radiology and UnityPointHealth
Quality Measures for Cancer Centers
Hisakazu Hoshi, MD, FACS, University of Iowa College of Medicine and Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center
LGBTQ Inclusivity: Creating a Safe and Welcoming Environment in a Healthcare Setting
Daniel Hoffman-Zinnel, MA, CHES, Planned Parenthood of the Heartland

 

Over-Arching Issue Breakout Slide Decks

Using Social Math to Communicate Your Message — Slides
Andrew Nish, MD, John Stoddard Cancer Center, Iowa Radiology and UnityPointHealth
When Blindness Meets Cancer: One Survivor's Story — Slides
Mike Hoenig, MA, University of Iowa Center for Disabilities and Development
Cancer Prevention, Screening, and Treatment for the Underserved: Medicaid Modernization in Iowa — Slides
Jennifer Steenblock, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise


Sponsored by

 

Image of the American Cancer Society's logo. Click here to access their website.   Image of the University of Iowa's Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center logo. Click here to access their website.   Image of the Iowa Department of Public Health's logo. Click here to access their website.   Image of Mercy Cancer Center - Des Moines logo. Click here to access their website.
             
Image of the Hall-Perrine Cancer Center at Mercy - Cedar Rapids logo. Click here to access their website.   Image of the Cologuard logo. Click here to access their website.   Image of Lilly's logo. Click here to access their website.   Image of Unity Point Health's John Stoddard Cancer Center logo. Click here to access their website.
             
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Covenant Cancer Treatment Center
CHI Health
     

               


Past Summits


Conference agendas and select slide decks are available for previous Iowa Cancer Summits: