Lung Force Day is Coming to Seattle




MARCH 21, 2018 7:30 AM or 9:30 AM

University of Washington | Seattle, WA

It’s a fact, more people die of lung cancer than from breast, prostate, colon and pancreatic cancers combined. That’s why the American Lung Association in Washington is proud to host our inaugural LUNG FORCE Day, featuring a Breakfast Celebration followed by an Educational Conference.

One Day, One Venue, Two Unique Programs

7:30 AM to 9:00 AM – Breakfast Celebration

LUNG FORCE Day’s Breakfast Celebration will bring together local businesses, community leaders and individuals to honor and discuss the achievements and efforts in lung health, featuring:

  • A delicious seated breakfast
  • Keynote Speaker – Christopher Kodama, MD, MBA, President MultiCare Connected Care LLC
  • Lung Cancer Discovery Award – Dr. Taran Gurjal
  • 2018 LUNG FORCE Champion Award presentation – City of Seattle
  • A greater understanding of what is happening in the fight against lung disease

Learn more about the LUNG FORCE Day Breakfast Celebration >>


9:30 AM to 4:30 PM – Educational Conference

LUNG FORCE Day continues with a Conference that invites Healthcare Professionals and Providers to learn about the latest information in the screening and diagnosis of lung cancer in an effort to expand early detection efforts.

9:00 am Registration and Vendor Exhibits

9:30 am Welcome and introduction to LUNG FORCE
Matty Triplette, MD, MPH
Conference Planning Chair

9:45 am Lung cancer screening: current evidence and recommendations
David Madtes, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

10:30 am Perspectives on smoking cessation
Robert Boomer, RRT
Providence Regional Medical Center

Donna Manders, MPH
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

11:15 am Digital solutions for quitting smoking: The WebQuit and iCanQuit programs
Jonathan Bricker, PhD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

12:00 pm Buffet Lunch and Vendor Exhibits

12:45 pm Improving implementation of lung cancer screening in diverse populations
Kristina Crothers, MD
University of Washington

1:30 pm Results from screening: What happens next?
Jed Gorden, MD, FCCP
Swedish Medical Center

2:15 pm Current experiences in lung cancer screening programs
Kaylee Petersen, ARNP Jessica Brower, MSN, ARNP
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Swedish Medical Center

Jennifer Nazarko, FACHE
Kaiser Permanente

3:15 pm Break and Vendor Exhibits

3:30 pm Advocating for lung health
Carrie Nyssen
American Lung Association

4:15 pm Closing Remarks
Matty Triplette, MD, MPH
Conference Planning Chair

4:30 pm Adjourn

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University of Washington – Kane Hall | 4069 Spokane Lane | Seattle, WA 98105

Click here for directions to the event.

For more information about the LUNG FORCE Day Washington or about how to become a sponsor, please contact Season Oltmann at Season.Oltmann@lung.org or 206.512.3293.