Lauren Hixenbaugh, MBA recently joined the George Washington Cancer Center Cancer (GW) Control Tap (CCCAT) Steering Committee, which informs GW’s national comprehensive cancer control technical assistance program. In this role, Lauren participates with twelve representatives from CDC and other state cancer control coalitions.
Lauren is the Program Manager for Mountains of Hope, WV’s cancer coalition that includes over 200 public health professional from throughout the state, and is a Program Coordinator in WVUCI’s Cancer Prevention and Control. In addition to her work on the CCCAT Steering Committee, Lauren recently completed an 18-month Comprehensive Cancer Control Mentorship Program with GW where she was one of three cancer control professionals working to increase cancer screening rates.
A key component of Lauren’s mentorship opportunity was surveying WV health care providers and community members about barriers to lung cancer screening. As a result, she created an interactive map of WV lung cancer screening sites and a Providers Guide to Communicating About Lung Cancer.
Anne Schnatterly, M.B.A, B.S.N., R.N., C.C.R.P., WVU Cancer Institute Clinical Research Unit director, was selected to join the American Association of Cancer Institutes (AACI) Clinical Research Innovation steering committee.
We want you to know how important the mission of diversity, equity and inclusion is here at Health Sciences. Below, you will find a number of specific action items we plan to implement. We want to be as transparent and specific about our efforts as possible.
Bonnie’s Bus, a 45-foot, state-of-the-art mobile mammography vehicle, will visit Monroe and Kanawha counties offering three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education to women.