I love working for the American Cancer Society because I'm given the opportunity to work with the best and brightest researchers, and I enjoy working with people who are as passionate and committed to the ACS mission as I am. I dream of the day when every cancer patient can be promised a cure!”
As the Program Manager for the Diversity in Cancer Research Program in the Extramural Discovery Science (EDS) department, Chanda Felton, MPH, plans and oversees all program operations and activities.
She manages the grant application and peer review process for a portfolio of grants and fellowships, the external advisory committee for the program, and constituent relationships with scientific volunteers, stakeholders, and grantees.
As a public health advocate for over 10 years, I have helped bridge the research-to-practice gap by facilitating a variety of programs aimed at providing individuals and communities with evidence-based, effective education and tools that support a positive and healthy lifestyle.
As a testament to my enduring and evolving commitment to public health and building sustainable communities, I have served as a:
I live in Douglasville, GA, with my husband and two daughters. I love to spend quality time with my family and friends. Whether we’re making a meal together and watching a movie — or enjoying a day of shopping — I am happy. My favorite activity is playing with my children — just having fun, laughing, and sharing the moment with people I love!