The 25th Arkansas Cancer Summit and Awards Banquet with the 21st Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference
The Virtual 21st Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference - Wednesday, May 8, 2024
Awards Banquet – Wednesday, May 8, 2024
The 25th Arkansas Cancer Summit – Thursday, May 9, 2024
More Information to be Announced
About the summit and Clearing the air conferences
May 9, 2024
25th Arkansas Cancer Summit - TBA
May 8, 2024
21st Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference - TBA
Your support of the Arkansas Cancer Summit is invaluable. By supporting the Summit, you have an opportunity to join in the fight against cancer. Your organization will also receive valuable exposure as you help support a worthy cause. For questions, call 501-404-2363.
Thank You To Our Supporters!
The Arkansas Cancer Summit Is made possible each year by our generous supporters.
Speakers & Facilitators
The Virtual 21st Clearing the Air in Communities of Color Conference – May 8, 2024 - TBA
Speakers & Facilitators
25th Arkansas Cancer Summit – May 9, 2024 - TBA
ACC Dr. David Bourne Leading Light Award
Dr. David Bourne was a leader in public health advocacy within the state of Arkansas. He was tireless in promoting public policy that limited public use of tobacco, and he successfully promoted the cause of allocating all tobacco settlement funds to health promotion and disease prevention programs. He was an advocate on a large scale, positively influencing tobacco related public policy, and was also a care provider for veterans in his capacity as a physician at the Central Arkansas Veteran’s Healthcare System.
23rd Summit: Dr. Pebbles Fagan, Ph.D, MPH
22nd Summit: Patricia Franklin, APRN-MNSc, ACNP-BC, CTTS
21st Summit: Dr. Joe Thompson, MD, MPH
20th Summit: Dr. Rhonda Henry-Tillman, MD
ACC Dr. Fay Boozman Leading Light Award
Dr. Fay Boozman, an ophthalmologist, directed the Arkansas Department of Health from 1999-2005. He served in the Arkansas Senate and ran for the United States Senate in 1998. He founded and operated a successful medical clinic in Rogers, Arkansas. Dr. Boozman was a leader in his church and community. All who knew him recognized his commitment to Jesus Christ and his desire to serve others.
23rd Summit: Marybeth Curtis, RN, BSN, WOCN
22nd Summit: Dr. Jennifer Dillaha, MD, MA
21st Summit: Bruce Lockett
20th Summit: Dr. Joseph Bates, MD
ACC Outstanding Partner Award
Over the years, the Arkansas Cancer Coalition’s member organizations have demonstrated excellence in their commitment to advancing the goals and objectives of the Arkansas Cancer Plan. ACC recognizes that it takes a unique level of passion, interest and commitment to embark on a task as arduous as reducing the burden of cancer within the state.
23rd Summit: University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, Minority Initiative Sub-Recipient Grant Office (MISRGO)
22nd Summit: Mainline Health Systems, Inc and CARTI Foundation
21st Summit: St. Bernards Development Foundation
20th Summit: Arkansas Department of Health
ACC Cancer Healthcare Provider of the Year
The Arkansas Cancer Coalition recognizes that it takes an immeasurable amount of strength, compassion, perseverance, and dedication to treat and care for cancer patients. Over the past two years, the COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the entire world, but those who have felt its impact the greatest are our healthcare providers. It is our privilege to honor amazing healthcare providers in the field of oncology here in Arkansas who have sacrificed so much and risked the health of themselves and their families to ensure that cancer patients in Arkansas are taken care of.
24th Summit: Dr. Manish Joshi and Dr. J. Thad Beck
More information to be announced
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