Staff

Policy, Environmental, and Community-Clinic Linkage Specialist

A photo of Shelly Dusic.

Shelly N Dusic, MA

West Virginia University
Position
Policy and Environmental Change, Community-Clinic Linkage Specialist (WVBCCSP), Cancer Prevention and Control
Phone
304-293-8956

Shelly Dusic serves as the Policy, Environmental, and Community-Clinic Linkage Specialist.  Dusic has worked with WVU Cancer Institute and the WVBCCSP for six years.  She provides administration for WVBCCSP educational trainings and conferences such as PHNPAT, WHIPS, and the Volunteer Appreciation Event. She oversees program communication strategies that support provider and patient education, volunteer participation, and community engagement. She recruits and engages employers to adopt evidence-based environmental or policy changes to increase screening among employees. As part of this directive, she created and facilitates the WV Health Collaborative which brings together local, state and national partners to provide resources and support for the Employer Policy Wellness Initiative.

Community-Clinic Interventionists

A photo of Anna Reno.

Anna Reno, BA

West Virginia University
Position
Community Clinic Interventionist (CCI) West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, Cancer Prevention and Control
Phone
304-275-0339

Anna Reno serves as the Community-Clinic Interventionist in Region B. She has worked with WVU Cancer Institute and the WVBCCSP Program for 10 years.  She supports community-clinic linkages by enrolling eligible women in WVBCCSP and navigating all women to appropriate cancer screening. She provides assistance to volunteer organizations, cancer coalitions, and community groups with education, fundraising, and awareness campaigns. She provides, education and support to 66 WVBCCSP clinics in Region B. She facilitates Primary Care Systems Change Interventions with four clinics in the Year 1 Cohort of the WVBCCSP Systems Change partnership.

A photo of Ruthie Watts.

Ruthie Watts

West Virginia University
Position
Community Clinic Interventionist (CCI) West Virginia Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program, Cancer Prevention and Control
Phone
304-257-5419

Ruthie Watts serves as the Community-Clinic Interventionist in Region C.  She has worked with WVU Cancer Institute and the WVBCCSP Program for 21 years. She supports community-clinic linkages by enrolling eligible women in WVBCCSP and navigating all women to appropriate cancer screening. She provides assistance to volunteer organizations, cancer coalitions, and community groups with education, fundraising, and awareness campaigns. She provides, education and support to 55 WVBCCSP clinics in Region C. She facilitates Primary Care Systems Change Interventions with four clinics in the Year 1 Cohort of the WVBCCSP Systems Change partnership.

A photo of Thelma Workman.

Thelma W Workman, MS

West Virginia University
Position
Community Clinic Interventionist Specialist, Cancer Prevention and Control
Phone
304-920-7980

Thelma Workman serves as the Community-Clinic Interventionist in Region A.  She has worked with WVU Cancer Institute and the WVBCCSP Program for 17 years. She supports community-clinic linkages by enrolling eligible women in WVBCCSP and navigating all women to appropriate cancer screening. She provides assistance to volunteer organizations, cancer coalitions, and community groups with education, fundraising, and awareness campaigns. She provides, education and support to 64 WVBCCSP clinics in Region A. She facilitates Systems Change Interventions with four clinics in the Year 1 Cohort of the WVBCCSP Primary Care Systems Change partnership.

Community Clinic Interventionist Supervisor

A photo of Susan Eason.

Susan C Eason, MA

West Virginia University
Position
Program Coordinator - West Virginia Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening, Cancer Prevention and Control
Phone
304-293-9632

Susan Eason recently assumed a supervisory role with WVBCCSP. She has worked with WVU Cancer Institute for three years as the Program Coordinator for the West Virginia Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening. With WVBCCSP, she supports and oversees the work of Systems Change Approaches to increasing breast and cervical cancer screening within primary care health systems.

 

Visual depiction of the state of WV with counties listed for each Clinic Interventionist
WV Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program Community Clinic Interventionists

Region A - Purple - covered by Thelma Workman
Region B - Green - covered by Anna Reno
Region C - Yellow - covered by Ruthie Watts