National Cancer Prevention Day February 4th, 2014, resolution, entered in the House of Representatives, states that when we work to prevent cancer risks, it impacts human health, the environment, and the economy.

Please Join Less Cancer Board of Directors

Speakers and Panel Discussion 

February 4, 2014  


Rayburn Building Gold Room-Capitol Hill  Washington DC 

Welcome by Bill Couzens, Founder and President of Less Cancer

Susi Tobias, Advocate – Lead Cyclist for Less Cancer Bike Ride to Mackinaw

Thomas Sherman, M.D., Chairman of Less Cancer

Bill Couzens, Founder and President of Less Cancer


Howard K. Koh M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Margaret I. Cuomo, M.D., Board Member of Less Cancer, Panel Moderator

Graham A. Colditz, M.D., Dr PH, The Ronald B. Herberman, M.D. Memorial Lecturer: Niess-Gain Professor of Surgery, Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Public Health Sciences,Deputy Director, Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis, Member, Institute of Medicine

Congressman Steve Israel, U.S. Representative for New York’s Third Congressional District

Congressman Charlie Dent, U.S. Representative for Pennsylvania’s Fifteenth Congressional District


Esther L. Barazzone, Ph.D., President of Chatham University

Dianna Cohen, Creative Advocacy Director and Co-Founder, Plastic Pollution Coalition

Graham A. Colditz, M.D., DrPH

Heather M. Dacus, D.O., M.P.H, Director, Bureau of Chronic Disease Control, New York State Department of Health

Ellen B. Deutsch, Senior Vice President, Global Technical Services and Chief Sustainability Officer, The Hain-Celestial Group

E. Janie Heath, Ph.D., APRN, ACNP-BC, FAAN, Associate Dean for Academic Programs, Thomas A. Saunders III Family Endowed Professor of Nursing, University of Virginia

Lunch 12:30 pm