Cancer Prevention and Survivorship Care ECHO

Cancer Prevention and Survivorship Care ECHO

The Cancer Prevention & Survivorship ECHO program helps prepare health professionals by equipping them with prevention, screening, and treatment tools to comprehensively address cancers and reduce disparities.

Participation is free and we welcome all members of the healthcare team including, physicians and physician assistants, nurses, social workers, case managers, and patient navigators; to name a few.

The Cancer ECHO meets online via Zoom on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from 12:00-1:15 p.m ET.

For any questions, please reach out to Program Coordinators, Kaley Liang or Caroline Kryder-Reid at or

Year 3 Upcoming Didactic Topics

Didactic topics are subject to change


Didactic Topic
10/04/2022Breast Cancer

Cancer ECHO will return for Year 4 in January 2023

Registered participants have access to our Canvas resource library.

DateDidactic Topics
01/18/2022HPV and Cervical Cancer
02/01/2022The Women's Hospital High-Risk Breast Program​
02/15/2022Improved Survival in Cancer but Continued Disparities: Planning the Future with Precision Medicine, but Assessing the Past through the Rear View Mirror
03/01/2022HPV Vaccination Rates
03/15/2022Patient-Centered Nutrition, Factoring Food Insecurity and Cultural Food Preferences into Quality Health Care
04/05/2022Breast Cancer Disparities Part II
04/19/2022Men's HPV Cancer
05/17/2022Cancer and Family Impact (Support Systems)
06/07/2022Cancer in the LGBTQ+ Community
06/21/2022"Oncology and Dermatology" by Syril Keena Que, MD, MPH
07/05/2022Post Traumatic Resilience
07/19/2022Cancer Risk Assessment and Genetic Counseling
08/02/2022Indiana Public Health Campaign
08/16/2022Identifying Barriers to HPV Vaccination for Patients with Sickle Cell Disease and Childhood Cancer Survivors
09/06/2022Patient-Informed Decision Making
09/20/2022HPV Counseling


Hub Team

Ann Alley


IDOH Director of Community Health

Ann Alley is the Director of the Chronic Disease, Primary Care and Rural Health Division of the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) and for the past thirteen years has overseen state and federal programs that address diabetes, cardiovascular health, stroke, cancer, asthma, and behavioral health/primary care integration through a grantee network of 40 community health centers and 35 critical access hospitals that deliver care to rural and medically underserved Indiana residents.  

Ann has served on a variety of statewide committees—most recently those studying/funding the chronic care model, mental health/primary care integration, health professional workforce development, mobile integrated health care, and supported housing with health services attached.

Brent Anderson, BA


IDOH Cancer Educator

Brent Anderson attended DePauw University, Greencastle Indiana, and received his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in June 1984.  He is currently a Practice Coach for the Indiana Department of Health facilitating Primary Care practice transformation and quality improvement by providing hands-on, on-site, technical assistance to State-funded Federally Qualified Health Centers, Community Health Centers, Rural Health Centers, hospitals, and various other community partners across the State.  Prior to joining ISDH Brent worked as a State Director for a tutoring company implementing quality improvement with standardized testing.  Brent also has many years of experience working with health care provider teams in the pharmaceutical and biotech arena.  

Mary Kelley, MS, RDN, CSO, CD


Registered Dietitian

Mary is a Registered Dietitian and a certified specialist in oncology nutrition. Her experience includes working with both pediatric and adult oncology patients at Rainbow Babie's and Children's Hospital in Cleveland, the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University in Chicago, and most recently at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health.

Mary Robertson


Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Manager

Mary Robertson is the Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Manager with the Indiana Cancer Consortium, Indiana’s only vehicle for comprehensive cancer control. She graduated from Purdue University in 2017 with a Bachelor's Degree in Public Health and is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Policy and Management.

Caitlin Scanlon, MSW, LCSW


Social Worker

Caitlin Scanlon joined the Riley Pediatric Palliative Care Team after completing a fellowship in pediatric palliative care as part of the Harvard Medical School Interprofessional Palliative Care fellowship at Boston Children’s Hospital/ Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Caitlin received her Master of Social Work Degree from New York University in 2015. She is trained in providing bereavement care and works in conjunction with The Hope in Healing program at Riley to provide services to palliative care families.

Tyler Severance, MD


Fellow in Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Dr. Severance is currently a fellow in pediatric hematology-oncology at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis.  He started his education by earning a degree in Biomedical Engineering at Vanderbilt University.  He subsequently went to Albany Medical Center where he earned his medical degree.  He completed a 3-year pediatric residency program at Riley Hospital and became board certified in pediatrics in 2018.  He is currently in a 3-year pediatric hematology-oncology fellowship.

Terry Vik, MD


Pediatric Oncologist

Dr. Vik is a pediatric oncologist at Riley Hospital for Children and a Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. After completing his medical school at Johns Hopkins, pediatric training at UCLA, and a fellowship in hematology-oncology at The Children’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Center in Boston, he has been on the faculty at IU for over 28 years.