Georgia Cancer Summit



The Georgia Cancer Summit on January 21, 2022 will bring together public health professionals, health care providers, health advocates, researchers, and community organizations involved in community-engaged cancer research, prevention, and control efforts across the state.

The one-day virtual conference, whose theme is From Equity to Excellence – Charting Our Course to Reduce the Burden of Cancer in Georgia, is free to attend and open to all. Register today

This free virtual meeting is designed to:

  • Broaden your knowledge of evidence-based programs for cancer prevention and control.
  • Share information on advocacy and other efforts to reduce cancer disparities in Georgia.
  • Provide opportunities to network and develop new partnerships for community-engaged research and dissemination of effective programs.

Speakers include:

  • Tabia Henry Akintobi, PhD, MPH, Associate Dean of Community Engagement, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Saxby Chambliss, Former U.S. Senator, Georgia; Partner, DLA Piper Global Law Firm
  • Yue Guan, MB, PhD, ScM, Co-Director, Precision Public Health Research Program, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • James A. Hotz, MD, MACP, Co-Chair, Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Control Program
  • Michelle C. Kegler, DrPH, MPH, Professor, Department of Behavioral, Social and Health Education Sciences, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Lauren E. McCullough, PhD, MSPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
  • Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, FACP, FASCO, Executive Director, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
  • Brian M. Rivers, PhD, MPH, Director, Cancer Health Equity Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Kathleen E. Toomey, MD, MPH, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Health
  • Marlo Vernon, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Augusta University Cancer Prevention, Control, and Population Health, Georgia Cancer Center

The Georgia Cancer Summit is organized by Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, Georgia Cancer Control Consortium, Georgia CORE and the Georgia Department of Public Health, in partnership with the American Cancer Society, Georgia Health Policy Center, Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, and Morehouse School of Medicine.

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Atlanta, Georgia 30322
Julie Hawkins