LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation Executive Director Chris Collier has been elected to the Arkansas Cancer Coalition (ACC) Board of Directors. Consisting of members from cancer programs and entities around the state, ACC facilitates and provides partnerships to reduce the human suffering and economic burden from cancer for Arkansas residents.
“It’s an incredible honor to be elected to the Arkansas Cancer Coalition Board of Directors and to support the valuable work they do across our state,” Collier said. “I look forward to working alongside such a remarkable group of people as we continue to improve awareness and treatment options for prostate cancer in Arkansas.”
Collier has served as Executive Director of the Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation since February 2019, bringing more than 30 years of experience in business, education and nonprofit leadership to the position. He is joined on the ACC Board of Directors by fellow new members Gay Prescott, Vice President of Development at Hope Cancer Resources; Sarah Faitak, Director of the Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas; and Dr. Gwendolyn Bryant-Smith, Chief of Breast Imaging and the Breast Imaging Fellowship Director in the Department of Radiology at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
About Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation
The Arkansas Prostate Cancer Foundation is the only statewide organization dedicated entirely to prostate cancer awareness, education, timely detection and survivorship. The organization sponsors awareness campaigns, conducts public education events and organizes screening programs throughout the state. The Foundation also provides support to survivors and men undergoing treatment through a network of peer group meetings and patient navigation programs. The Foundation believes that access to information and treatment should be available to all men in Arkansas.