May 21 - December 31, 2021
9:00AM - 4:00PM
2021-05-21 9:00AM 2021-12-31 4:00PM America/New_York Advocacy Summit 2021 Private

Advocacy Summit 2021

Take your lung cancer advocacy to the next level by attending our Advocacy Summit 2021! At our summit, you'll hear from lung cancer researchers, physicians, advocates, caregivers and survivors, all presenting valuable information to help you add to your advocacy toolkit.

Day 1 Presentations: Click Here

Noon - Welcome and Introductions: Paige Humble, MBA, Executive Director, Lung Cancer Initiative- Slides

12:15 p.m. - Heidi's Journey, from Diagnosis to The White Ribbon Project: Heidi Nafman-Onda, Founder of The White Ribbon Project

Introduction from Chris Draft, Founder, President, and CEO of the Chris Draft Family Foundation (CDFF)

1:00 p.m. - Reflections on Lung Cancer in 2021: Jennifer Garst, MD, Professor of Medicine, Director of Oncology Clinical Research, Duke Cancer Center Raleigh

1:30 p.m. - Patient Navigation and Lung Cancer: What to Advocate For: Messina Corder MBA, BSN, RN, Director of Navigation, HCA North Carolina and Carol Logan-Thompson, RN, MSN, OCN, Thoracic Nurse Navigator, SECU Cancer Center, Mission Health    

2:00 p.m. - Break  

2:15 p.m. - Find the Power in Your Story: Kara Gormley Meador, Director of Media & Content Strategy, NP Strategy

3:00 p.m. -  Crafting Your Message for Media:  Lane Moore and Sandy Oehler, Lung Cancer Initiative

3:15 p.m. - Continuing the Conversation and Networking Breakout Sessions

Day 2 Presentations: Click Here

9:00 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions: Amy Cipau, President and Founder, Lung Cancer Initiative

9:15 a.m. - New Lung Cancer Treatment Strategies: Carrie Lee, MD, MPH, Associate Professor, Medical Director, UNC Lineberger Clinical Protocol Office, UNC-Chapel Hill- Slides

9:45 a.m. - Biomarker Testing and its Role in Personalized Healthcare: Aaron Eller, Account Executive, Biomarker Testing Team, Genentech

10:15 a.m. - Break

10:30 a.m. - Supportive Care During Survivorship: Chasse Bailey-Dorton, MD, MSPH, FAAFP, Chief, Section of Integrative Oncology, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Supportive Oncology, Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health- Slides

11:00 a.m. - Putting Advocacy Tools into Action: Colleen Christensen, Engagement Coordinator, Lung Cancer Initiative- Slides 

11:30 a.m. to noon - Continuing the Conversation and Networking Breakout Sessions


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