Task Group Charge

The charge of the Community Health Centers Task Group is to identify and act on opportunities for NCCRT to advance efforts to increase colorectal screening delivery within the community health center setting.

Activity & Progress


Durado Brooks, MD, MPH

Steering Committee Member and Community Health Center Task Group Co-Chair

Dr. Durado Brooks, MD, MPH, has worked for the American Cancer Society’s national headquarters since 2000. He is involved in the creation and implementation of strategies to improve the prevention and early detection of cancer and to reduce cancer disparities. He also serves as Deputy Editor of the Society’s peer-reviewed journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians.

James Hotz, MD, MACP

Community Health Center Task Group Co-Chair

Dr. Hotz is Clinical Services Director of Albany Area Primary Health Care (AAPHC) a Community Health Center with 13 clinical sites that serves 40,000 citizens in rural Southwest Georgia. A graduate of Cornell University and the Ohio State University School of Medicine.