Guthrie Gastroenterologist Karen Kim, MD recently presented to a class at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. that helps students develop skills in communicating science to the public.
The class, called "Community Based Cancer Research Presentations and Discussions", is part of the Cornell Cancer Partnership between cancer researchers at Cornell University and the Cancer Resource Center of the Finger Lakes. Speakers from various cancer related fields are invited to present their work in the field to the students.
Guthrie is pleased to be represented by Dr. Kim, who presented on colorectal cancer with information on the colon, colorectal cancer epidemiology, the science behind the cancer, and screening tests and guidelines.
Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.