A Novel Colorectal Cancer Risk Prediction Tool (CRISP): From Inception to Implementation, Tales from Down Under

November 09, 2017
4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Taylor Ave Bldng, Rm 2131, Medical Campus

The Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Surgery, invites you to the next Epidemiology and Clinical Outcomes Research Seminar Series talk on Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. Join us as Jennifer Walker, PhD, MPH, senior research fellow, presents “A Novel Colorectal Cancer Risk Prediction Tool (CRISP): From Inception to Implementation, Tales from Down Under.

This event will be held in the Doll & Hill Teaching Room 2131 in the Taylor Avenue Building (600 S. Taylor). No RSVP needed; open to all. Learn more about this seminar series at http://bit.ly/1ndWFpZ.

More information:
Australia and New Zealand have the highest rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) worldwide. Despite this, a free national colorectal cancer screening program is under-utilized and there is an overuse of colonoscopic screening in people at average risk of developing CRC. The CRISP study aims to increase risk-stratified CRC screening by developing and implementing a risk prediction tool for use in primary care. Over five years, Dr. Walker’s research group has developed a novel risk tool and tested it for useability, acceptability and feasibility in primary care, and currently an RCT and implementation study are underway. The methods and results of the program of research will be presented at this seminar.

For more information, contact: Deborah Curtis, curtisd@wudosis.wustl.edu or 314-454-7940.

Event Sponsors: The Institute for Public Health, the Department of Anesthesiology, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and the Department of Medicine