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PHO Grand Rounds: My CancerIQ. A new online cancer prevention and screening tool from Cancer Care Ontario: Opportunities and applications for public health units
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm
Venue: 480 University Ave, Suite 300 Toronto, ON M5G 1V2 Boardroom 350
Topic:
Health Promotion; Chronic Diseases and Injuries
City: Toronto
Type:  
Format: In Person; Webinar

Note: This is an open invitation, and may be forwarded to interested parties.

In January, 2015, Cancer Care Ontario will launch My CancerIQ™, a public-facing website with interactive, personalized assessments for female breast, colorectal, lung, and cervical cancer. In this presentation, participants will learn about this health e-tool, as well as the opportunities for public health units to support their work in cancer screening and chronic disease prevention efforts locally.

DISCLAIMER: The opinions expressed by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies or views of Public Health Ontario, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by Public Health Ontario.

Presenters: Shawn Chirrey and Corinne Hodgson

Shawn Chirrey has worked in health promotion for 20 years and has worked extensively in both online health promotion and healthy public policy and policy development. Shawn is senior manager of the Prevention team at Cancer Care Ontario (CCO). He has worked previously at Toronto Public Health, the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and The Health Communication Unit.

Corinne Hodgson is a senior communications analyst on CCO’s Prevention team. She joined the My CancerIQ project in 2013, bringing with her two decades of experience in the design, development, and implementation of online, interactive, and offline resources for chronic disease prevention, behaviour change, patient education, and science communications. Past clients have included a variety of governmental, not-for-profit and for-profit health organizations.    

Public Health Ontario Grand Rounds are approved for continuing medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. For more information, contact ian.johnson@oahpp.ca .

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