Colorectal Cancer

Upcoming Meetings

Zoom Meeting:
Phone Number:1 720 707 2699 US
Meeting ID: 359 817 9708

Date Time Materials
Friday, June 12 10:30am – 12:00pm TBD
Friday, July 10 10:30am – 12:00pm TBD
Friday, August 14 10:30am – 12:00pm TBD
Friday, September 11 10:30am – 12:00pm TBD


Colorectal cancer is the fourth most common cancer diagnosed in the United States. Washington State has wide variation in who has received appropriate colorectal cancer screening, with very low rates in some populations. This workgroup started meeting in January 2020.

Read the Charter and Roster

Previous Meeting Materials

Date Materials
January 10 Agenda January 10
Bree Intro Slides
Bree Process
Charter Roster Draft January 10
February 14 Agenda February 14
Minutes January 10
Charter Roster Draft
March 20 Agenda March 13
Minutes February 14
Draft Recommendations
HB 2560 Fiscal Impact Statement
April 10 Agenda April 10
Minutes March 20
Draft Recommendations
CDC Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Use  
Friday, May 8 Agenda May 8
Minutes April 10
Draft Recommendations

Workgroup Members

Member Title Organization
Rick Ludwig, MD (Chair) Chief Executive Officer Pacific Medical Centers
Patricia Auerbach, MD, MBA, FACP Chief Medical Officer, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, Employer & Individual, Medicare & Retirement UnitedHealthcare
Elizabeth Broussard, MD Gastroenterology Pacific Medical Centers First Hill
John Dunn, MD Medical Director of Prevention Kaiser Permanente Washington
Casey Eastman, MPH Content Lead, Breast, Cervical, Colon Health Program Washington State Department of Health
Bev Green, MD, MPH Senior Investigator, Family Physician Kaiser Permanente Washington
John Inadomi, MD Gastroenterology University of Washington Medicine
Julie Stofel Patient and Family Advocate
Val Simianu, MD, MPH Colon and Rectal Surgeon Virginia Mason
Rachel Issaka, MD, MAS Assistant Member, Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Research Division Fred Hutch
Jason Dominitz, MD, MHS

National Director of Gastroenterology


VA Puget Sound
Tammy Wild, MPH, RDN, LD, NSCA-CPT State Health Systems Manager American Cancer Society