Task Group Charge

The Evaluation and Measurement Task Group’s charge is to promote and support evaluation of NCCRT and NCCRT member efforts and increase the use of evidence-based initiatives that can increase colorectal cancer screening awareness and/or utilization.

Activity & Progress Update


April Barry

April Barry is the Evaluation Manager for the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Bureau of Health Promotion and Risk Reduction, Division of Cancer Prevention and Control. In this position, she is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to assess, plan, and implement evaluation for cancer control in Pennsylvania and overseeing all of the Department of Health’s colorectal cancer and 80% by 2018 initiatives.

Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, BS

NCCRT Steering Committee Member and Evaluation & Measurement Task Group Co-Chair

Andrea (Andi) Dwyer, BS, is the Co-Director and one of the founding members of the Colorado Colorectal Screening Program (CCSP) and implemented the country’s largest screening patient navigation program within the safety net clinics in Colorado. Ms. Dwyer helped build partnerships with over 200 clinical providers throughout the state and trained over 100 navigators, resulting in 20,000 low- and no-cost screenings for colorectal cancer between 2005 and 2015.