Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) is a member of the National Outreach Network (NON), a National Cancer Institute (NCI) program that provides culturally-appropriate outreach and education to underserved communities through the work of Community Health Educators (CHEs). CHEs support community outreach efforts at cancer centers throughout the United States. They are experienced in these areas:

  • Communications
  • Comprehensive cancer control
  • Training
  • Program planning
  • Evaluation 

At HCI, the CHE expands work of the Community Outreach and Prevention Education (COPE) program, extending reach in rural, frontier and diverse communities throughout Utah, including the following health districts:

  • Tooele,
  • Tri-County
  • Central
  • Southeastern

As an integrated member of a robust outreach team, the CHE collaborates with internal researchers, clinical professionals, and external stakeholders to foster relationships through these means:

  • Participation in health education events and presentations
  • Community-based research in colorectal, breast, skin, cervical, and lung cancers


Questions Regarding the CHE Program?

Jennyffer Morales, Health Educator, CHE

Garrett Harding, Manager, Community Outreach
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