Local and national experts will present about occupational cancer risk factors for several sectors highlighted in the Iowa Cancer Plan, including:

  • Agricultural workers and environmental exposures
  • Casino workers and secondhand smoke
  • “Firefighting” as a carcinogen
  • Military servicemembers and the Veterans Affairs healthcare system
  • Employers’ role in cancer control

Registration is free for members (Become a Member). Continuing education credits available. 



Laura Beane Freeman, PhD
Senior Investigator
Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch
National Cancer Institute

Erin Baird
Manager of Enterprise Benefits
Wells Enterprises, Inc.

Tabitha Liedholt
Manager of Health & Wellness
Wells Enterprises, Inc.


Frank Cannizzo, MD, PhD, FACS
Chief of Staff
Chief Medical Officer
Salem VA Medical Center

Judith Graber, PhD, MS
Associate Professor
Rutgers School of Public Health

Lt. Tyler Mark
Firefighter Paramedic
City of Des Moines

Traci Kennedy
Midwest States Strategist
American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation