Dr. Baggett is the Faculty Director of the Cancer Information & Population Health Resource,CIPHR, where he supervises a diverse staff with expertise in biostatistics, demography, health services research, computer science, and health informatics.
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The Carolina Cancer Screening Initiative’s mission is to improve the delivery of evidence-based cancer screening to reduce cancer burden among North Carolinians.
Our Expertise is Interdisciplinary
CCSI has a highly-trained team of health service researchers, epidemiologists, and experts in geospatial analysis and modeling who are dedicated to strengthening the quality of cancer screening in clinical practices. CCSI’s Director, Dr. Dan Reuland, is a general internist and an expert in developing and implementing cancer screening interventions in clinical settings with emphases on informed and shared decision making and vulnerable patient populations.
Dr. Brenner is the Associate Program Director of CCSI and a Health Services Researcher at the Cecil Sheps Center for Health Services Research at the University of North Carolina.
Dr. Kuo is a Senior Statistical Analyst at the Integrated Cancer Information and Surveillance System.
Dr. Reuland is the Director of CCSI and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology.
Ms. Rhode is the Project Coordinator at CCSI and a Project Manager at Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Stephanie B Wheeler is Associate Professor in the UNC Department of Health Policy and Management in the Gillings School of Global Public Health and associate member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center Program in Cancer Prevention and Control.
Veronica Carlisle, MPH, CHES
Seth Crockett, MD, MPH
Michael Dougherty, MD
Leah Frerichs, PhD
Jennifer Lafata, PhD
Jennifer Leeman, DrPh, MDIV
Michael Pignone, MD, MPH
Catherine Rohweder, DrPh
Anissa Vines, PhD
Bryan Weiner, PhD
ACS is a nationwide voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer.
Related Projects: OPCIONES (funder), NC Colorectal Cancer Stakeholder Engagement & Implementation
Area L AHEC’s mission is to meet the health and health workforce needs of Edgecombe, Halifax, Nash, Northampton, and Wilson counties by providing educational programs and services that bridge academic institutions and communities to improve the health of the people of North Carolina with a focus on underserved populations.
The Mecklenburg County Health Department works to promote and protect the public’s health.
Related Project: Mailed FIT
The North Carolina American Indian Health Board focuses on promoting quality health care and healthy lifestyles within American Indian families and communities in North Carolina through research, education and advocacy.
Related Project: CRC Screening in American Indians
The Coharie Intra-Tribal Council, Inc. currently governs the Coharie Tribe.
Related Project: Colorectal Cancer Screening in American Indians
Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) is a primary care case management health care plan for a majority of Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina. The program aid category determines if a beneficiary is mandatory, optional or exempted from CCNC.
Related Project: Mailed FIT
The North Carolina Colorectal Cancer Roundtable consists of a group of organizations committed to reducing the burden of colorectal cancer in North Carolina through prevention and early detection.
Related Project: NC Colorectal Cancer Engagement & Screening Implementation
The Colon Cancer Coalition’s mission is to empower local communities to promote prevention and early detection of colon cancer and to provide support to those affected.
Related Project: Mailed FIT-RCCHC
The Western North Carolina Screening Initiative (WNC-CRCSI) provides CRC screening to uninsured, low income patients between ages of 50-75. WNC-CRCSI utilizes stool based testing with FIT, provided at community health centers. Positive FIT test patients receive colonoscopy provided with no out of pocket cost.
Related Projects: Evaluation of the Western North Carolina Screening Initiative