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Colorectal Cancer Screening Roundtable

February 22, 2023

Topics include:

  • Screening Rates in San Diego
  • Using CancerDAT to Inform Grants & Services
  • Case Studies from Local FQHCs  
  • Established & Emerging Screening Tests
  • Panel on the Expansion of Medi-Cal

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Cervical Cancer Screening Summit

January 19, 2023

This webinar features experts that discuss the current and future state of cervical cancer in our San Diego/border region. Summit topics include:

  • The Current State of Cervical Cancer 
  • Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer is on the Rise 
  • Clinical Trials and New Horizons 
  • Survivorship  
  • FQHC Spotlights: Best Practices for Promoting Cervical Cancer Screenings  
  • The Future of Cervical Cancer Testing: Self-Testing, Rapid Tests & More

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How to Use the Cervical Cancer Screening Toolkit

Speaker: Selemawit Ghebrendrias, M.D., UC San Diego Health

Read Dr. Ghebrendrias's publication on cervical cancer prevention practices below.


Cervical Cancer Screening Toolkit - Awareness Brochures and Posters

The Cervical Cancer Screening Toolkit includes cervical cancer awareness brochures, posters, and videos. Posters and brochures are available to download in English, Spanish, Vietnamese, Hmong, Tagalog, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Pashto, Somali, Amharic, Swahili and Tigrinya.

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Cervical Cancer Awareness Video

Watch and download the informational videos in the Cervical Cancer Screening Toolkit. Videos currently in English and Somali.

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Assemblymember Weber Backpack Giveaway

August 13, 2022

Moores Cancer Center partnered with Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber's office to hold a community event to provide HPV vaccinations via community partner Champions for Health and to provide cancer education. There were also giveaways where participants could receive backpacks, school supplies, and other crucial vaccines.

Adolescent Immunization in California: Where Do We Go From Here? With California Immunization Coalition, CDPH, ACS and SD PATH

August 11, 2022

HPV 101 with Assemblymember Weber, Dr. Maya Kumar, and Mike West

July 23, 2022

2022 The Rising Tide in Oropharyngeal Cancers

April 27, 2022

This special event features experts from across the spectrum of oropharyngeal cancer and cancer prevention.


  • Mike West, JD, HPV Oropharyngeal Cancer Survivor
  • Wai-Yin Chan, MS, DMD, MPH, Pediatric Dentist
  • Ezra Cohen, MD, FRCPSC, FASCO, Medical Oncologist and Chief, Division of Hematology-Oncology, Associate Director, Translational Science, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health
  • Moderator: Dr. Thomas Olinger, Chief Dental Officer, County of San Diego, Health and Human Services Agency

Increasing Vaccinations with Multilevel Interventions in Health Systems

2022 Make San Diego HPV Cancer Free – March 4, 2022

Join pediatric leaders at Kaiser Permanente and Vista Community Clinic to hear about system-level changes like recommending the HPV vaccine at age 9, vaccine refusal forms, and getting internal support for system changes to make an impact on vaccinations. 


  • Alyson Kaye, CNP, Vista Community Clinic
  • Saloni Patel Rao, DO, Kaiser Permanente San Diego

2022 Make San Diego HPV Cancer Free – Keynote Session

March 4, 2022


  • Jesse Nodora, DrPH, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science and Moores Cancer Center at University of California San Diego
  • Assemblymember Dr. Akilah Weber, California’s 79th Assembly District
  • Kelly Motadel, MD, MPH, County of San Diego - Health and Human Services Agency
  • Mark Sawyer, MD, University of California San Diego School of Medicine; Rady Children’s Hospital; past AAP chapter president; co-director of San Diego Immunization Program
  • Corinne McDaniels-Davidson, PhD, MPH, CHES, SDSU Institute for Public Health, SDSU School of Public Health, Moores Cancer Center at University of California San Diego
  • Elena Martinez, PhD, Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science and Moores Cancer Center at University of California San Diego
  • Sujana Gunta, MD, Vista Community Clinic
  • Daniel Calac, MD, Indian Health Council
  • Samantha Williams, FNP, Covid-19 Task Force with the San Diego Black Nurses Association (SDBNA), JIREH Providers

2022 San Diego Colorectal Cancer Screening Roundtable

February 23, 2022

Colorectal Cancer Screening in the Covid-19 Era

  • State of Colorectal Cancer Screening in San Diego – Stony Anderson, MD, California CRC Coalition
  • USPSTF: Updated Recommended Screening Age – Samir Gupta, MD, MSCS, AGAF, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health
  • Emerging Screening Tests for Colorectal Cancer – Folasade May, MD, PhD, MPhil, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Medi-Cal Health Plans and Emerging Perspectives in Colorectal Cancer Screening – Patrick Tellez, MD, MPH, MSHA – Community Health Group
  • CRC Screening During COVID: Getting Patients Back on Track
    • Neighborhood Healthcare – James Schultz, MD, MBA, FAAFP, DiMM, FAWM, Chief Medical Officer
    • San Ysidro Health – Sharon Velasquez, MD, Associate Chief Medical Officer
  • C4: Policy Updates and Grants – Stony Anderson, MD – California CRC Coalition

2021 CHEC It Out! Clinical Trial Education for African American Breast Cancer Patients

September 23, 2023

Angelique Richardson, MD, PhD – Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health

Dr. Angelique Richardson is a board-certified medical oncologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer at UC San Diego Health. She also does clinical trial research and community research to help patients understand the importance of clinical trials. She is part of the COE Steering Committee at Moores Cancer Center, and is involved with several organizations like Susan G Komen and Tigerlily Foundation.

2021 CHEC It Out! Let’s Be Heard: Public Health Advocacy in Action

June 3, 2021

Support policy efforts that impact the cancer community. Learn how to find groups and coalitions, become an ally, and make a difference!


  • Lisa Archibald, MSW – Vista Community Clinic
  • Lynda Barbour, MPH – ACS Cancer Action Network
  • Council President pro Tem Monica Montgomery Steppe, San Diego City Council District 4

2020 San Diego Colorectal Cancer Screening Roundtable

August 13, 2020

Collaborations in Colorectal Cancer Screenings

  • Anecdotal Findings from a Community-Based Flu FIT Intervention– Jaime Carrillo, MA, Champions for Health
  • Mailed FIT Best Practices – Samir Gupta, M.D., MSCS, AGAF, Moores Cancer Center at UC San Diego Health
  • Interactive Breakouts
    • How has COVID-19 affected colorectal cancer screening?
    • What strategies have been put in place to address screenings?
    • What are some lessons learned?
  • Group Sharing
  • Moores CancerDat: Colorectal Cancer Data – Corinne McDaniels-Davidson, Ph.D., SDSU Institute for Public Health
  • California Colorectal Cancer Coalition – Daniel Stony Anderson, M.D., FACP, California CRC Coalition