The annual Summit is the signature event of the Tennessee Cancer Coalition that brings together ALL who have a concern about cancer – researchers, clinicians, administrators, community health and other professionals, as well as cancer survivors to learn about current issues in cancer control and prevention, to receive updates on progress towards achieving goals and objectives in the state cancer plan as well as planing for future activities, and to network with one another.

2015 marks the 11th annual Summit which was held on June 4th in Nashville in conjunction with the Women Survivor’s Alliance “SURVIVORville” at Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville. SURVIVORville took place June 5th through June 7th. Visit the SURVIVORville website to learn more about this annual event and check back here for 2016 Summit information which will be available in the coming months.

2015 Summit Conference Program
Speaker Presentations from the 2015 Summit
Karen Mills – Real Hope Is
Paula Collier – Faith for Chattanooga’s Babies and Tobacco Control in Hamilton County
Janie Burley – Electronic Cigarettes and Policy
John Walker – Trail of Non-Smoking
Lillian Maddox-Whitehead – Smoke-free Multi-Unit Housing: It’s About Time
Darryl Adams – Mountain Tops and Bottoms
Miriam Karanja – Improving Health Equity through System Changes and New Social Norms
Trena Mitchell – Policy, Systems, and Environments: Promoting Health Equity and Awareness