2009 Annual Meeting -
June 11-12, 2009

Kennebunkport, ME




Plenary Session I – Strategic Initiatives



LaSalle  D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS
Howard University Cancer Center
Chair, C-Change Board of Directors

Co-Chair’s Address
President George H. W. Bush



2009 Comprehensive Cancer Control Awards

Presented by President and Mrs. George H. W. Bush
LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS
Leslie S. Given, MPA, Strategic Health Concepts
Governor Bob Wise, Alliance for Excellent Education

Exemplary State CCC Plan Implementation
-Delaware Cancer Consortium
-Wyoming Cancer Control Consortium

Exemplary Tribe/Tribal Organization CCC Plan Implementation
-Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

Exemplary Territory/ Pacific Island Jurisdiction CCC Plan Implementation
-Guam Comprehensive Cancer Control Coalition

Exemplary Leadership by an Elected Official
-Lt. Governor Michael Cruz, MD, Guam
-Representative Ken Esquibel, Wyoming


Leadership Challenge
Reminder of Purpose and Uniqueness
-LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS
Near and Longer-Term Opportunities for C-Change
-Tom Kean, MPH, Executive Director, C-Change

Keynote Address
-William D. Novelli, McDonough School of Business,
Georgetown University and former CEO, AARP

Near-Term Opportunities
-Moderated by James Marks, MD, MPH, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Vice-Chair, C-Change Board of Directors

Highlights from the Cancer Research Forum
-Robert C. Young, MD, Fox Chase Cancer Center
Chair, Research Forum Planning Committee

Emerging Cancer and Health Policy Issues
-Candida P. Wolff, JD, Hogan & Hartson

Summary Remarks
-James Marks, MD, MPH

Closing Remarks
-LaSalle D. Leffall, Jr., MD, FACS



















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