Michael B. Potter, MD
Dr. Michael B. Potter is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School and completed his training in Family Medicine at San Francisco General Hospital. He is Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco and a member of the Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCSF. He sees patients and teaches medical students at UCSF Medical School and at San Francisco General Hospital.Dr. Potter is Director of the San Francisco Bay Area Collaborative Research Network (SF Bay CRN), a primary care practice-based research partnership between community-based clinicians, practices, and UCSF. Dr. Potter’s research focuses on innovative and practical approaches to promote cancer screening in diverse healthcare settings, especially in communities where access to cancer screening has traditionally been limited and where disparities in cancer screening rates persist. Dr. Potter is an individual member of the NCCRT and has served on several of its subcommittees before joining the steering committee in 2008. He believes that the NCCRT has been an important source of support to increase public awareness of and access to high quality colorectal cancer screening nationally.