Arkansas Cancer Coalition

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Shimeka Chretien-Bass

Shimeka Chretien-Bass works as the Senior Director of Community Partnerships within the South/California Guam Hawaii Region of the American Cancer Society. In this role, she oversees the direction of a team of Associate Directors who serve as consultants to Primary Care Associations, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Community Clinics, and Community Based Organizations throughout the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico.

As a trained Health Team Works Quality Improvement Coach and Health Equity Strategist, she provides consultative guidance, facilitation, and technical assistance on evidence-based strategies that assist in improving quality measures and outcomes for ALL individuals throughout the cancer continuum. She also holds the certifications of Six Sigma Lean Black Belt in Healthcare and Six Sigma Yellow Belt.

Mrs. Bass has a Bachelor of Science in the field of Health Promotion & Wellness from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and has been with the American Cancer Society for over 14 years and has worked in various areas of healthcare for more than 17 years.