Task Group Charge

To identify and develop best practices for scalable screening models that also overcome barriers to the delivery of high quality lung cancer screening.


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Charles White, MD

Task Group Chair
University of Maryland

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Carey Thomson, MD, MPH

Task Group Vice Chair
Mount Auburn Hospital

Task Group Members

Melinda Aldrich, PhD, MPH
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Angela Criswell, MA
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer

Debra Dyer, MD
National Jewish Health

Joelle Fathi, DNP, RN, ARNP, CTTS*
University of Washington School of Nursing

Laurie Fenton Ambrose*
GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer

Grant Greenberg, MD, MHSA, MA
Lehigh Valley Health Network (Pennsylvania)

Claudia Henschke, PhD, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jane Kim, MD, MPH*
Veterans Health Administration

Bryan Loy, MD, MBA*

Peter Mazzone, MD, MPH
Cleveland Clinic Hospital System

Andrea McKee, MD
Lahey/Beth Israel Lahey Health

Gaetane Michaud, MD, MS
University of South Florida

James Mulshine, MD
Rush University Medical Center

Robert Nicklas
Life and Breath

Raymond Osarogiagbon, MBBS
Baptist Memorial Healthcare

Bruce Pyenson, FSA, MAAA

Debra Ritzwoller, PhD
Kaiser Permanente

Christopher Slatore, MD, MS
Portland VA Medical Center

(*) indicates Steering Committee member

Opportunities for Intervention/Influence:

  • Identify best practices/challenges in established lung cancer screening programs
  • Define and regularly update alternative pathways and minimum standards to high quality lung cancer screening programs that include primary care, pulmonology, and radiology, and access to multidisciplinary groups
  • Provide a forum for feedback from health plans, FQHCs, VA, other coverage groups