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Mary Ellen Conn

Assistant Director, Cancer Prevention and Control 

Program Director, WV Program to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening


MS, West Virginia University


As the Program Director for WV PICCS she oversees the program delivery to clinic sites and develops collaborative partnerships. She has over twenty years of experience in public health, cancer prevention and control, partnership development, and community-based participatory research. A lifelong West Virginian, she is committed to cancer education and outreach to rural audiences.

Sample Publications

  • Bonnie's Bus: first year accomplishments and future directions.
    Faulkner SL, Kennedy S, Gainor SJ, Conn ME, Allen AR, Brown PK, Madhavan SS, Vona-Davis LC, Shreiman J, Remick SC.
    J Womens Health. 2011;20(2):464
  • Disparities in underserved white populations: the case of cancer-related disparities in appalachia.
    Paskett ED, Fisher JL, Lengerich EJ, Schoenberg NE, Kennedy S, Conn ME, Roberto KA, Dwyer SK, Fickle D, Dignan MB.
    Oncologist. 2011;16(8):1072-1081.
  • Adapting and implementing evidence-based cancer education interventions in rural Appalachia: real world experiences and challenges.
    Vanderpool RC, Gainor SJ, Conn ME, Spencer C, Allen AR, Kennedy S.
    Rural Remote Health. 2011;11(4):1807

Contact Info

Email: meconn@hsc.wvu.edu

Phone: (304) 293-9213