Michael Potter, MD

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Dr. Michael Potter is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School, and he completed his residency in family medicine and clinical research training at the University of California School of Medicine.  In 1994, Dr. Potter joined the UCSF faculty, where he is now a professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. […]

James Allison, MD

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Dr. Allison received a BA with honors from the University of Pennsylvania, and, in 1969, his MD from the University of Rochester. His entire post graduate training was at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). He began his medical career at Kaiser San Rafael in 1974 […]

Gregory Idos, MD, MS

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Dr. Idos is a board-certified gastroenterologist and trained cancer geneticist, who specializes in the care of patients with Lynch syndrome, FAP (familial adenomatous polyposis) and other inherited syndromes. The goal of his research is to find new ways to prevent cancer and to improve treatment and care for cancer patients. A UCLA graduate, Dr. Idos […]

Folasade May, MD, MPhil, PhD

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Dr. May is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Vatche and Tamar Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and a staff physician in Gastroenterology in the Greater Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Healthcare System.  Dr. May is an Associate Director of the UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health […]

Autumn Ogden-Smith

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Autumn Ogden-Smith joined the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network in February of 2015 as California’s State Legislative Director. Autumn brings more than 20 years of experience in the California Legislature, as a Policy Analyst for a local non-profit, California Coverage & Health Initiatives, and as the Director of State Legislation for ACS CAN. Her […]

Shauntay Davis-Patterson, MPH

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Shauntay Davis-Patterson is the current Program Director for California’s Comprehensive Cancer Control Program housed under the California Department of Public Health. Mrs. Davis-Patterson is responsible for leading the development and coordinating the implementation of the state’s comprehensive cancer control plan, as well as administering the state cancer coalition, the California Dialogue on Cancer. She has […]

T. R. Levin MD

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T. R. Levin is the Clinical Lead for Colorectal Cancer Screening for The Permanente Medical Group, Inc. He is also the Interim Associate Director for Cancer Research at the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research and a staff gastroenterologist at the Walnut Creek Kaiser Permanente Medical Center.

Lukejohn Day, M.D.

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Dr. Day is a professor of medicine at UCSF, Chief Medical Officer at the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG) and current president of the Association of American Indian Physicians (AAIP). His research interests center on organizational design, quality and systems improvement, and development of efficiency models for healthcare system delivery to vulnerable patient populations. […]

Celena Donahue

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I am Pueblo Indian, and my family is Hupa, Yurok, and Karuk.  I was raised on the Hoopa Valley Indian Reservation in rural northeastern Humboldt County. I graduated from California State University of Sacramento in 2008. I am a Sr. Quality Specialist for Centene/HealthNet with a focus on cancer screenings and immunization. I also worked 17 […]

Laura Goetz, MD, MPH – Vice President

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Dr. Laura Goetz started her career as a colorectal surgeon and spent over 15 years caring for colorectal cancer patients. She then chose to change careers and focus on disease prevention, completing a second residency in Preventive Medicine. She has worked in a variety of healthcare settings throughout California, including rural Federally Qualified Health Centers […]