"In Pursuit of Health Equity"
Matthew Flory has worked for the Minnesota chapter of the American Cancer Society for more than 16 years. In his current position as the Minnesota State Health Systems Manager, he is responsible for increasing cancer prevention and screening through strategic collaboration with the Minnesota Department of Health, Minnesota Health Insurance Plans and Quality Improvement Organizations such as ICSI, Stratis Health and MN Community Measurement. When the State of Minnesota received the original grant for comprehensive cancer control, Matt became a member of the core planning team that engaged stakeholders to write Minnesota’s first state cancer plan. He has been active with the Minnesota Cancer Alliance since it was founded in 2005 and currently chairs the Colon Cancer Network. Matt is the President-Elect for the Minnesota Public Health Association, a member of the Measurement and Reporting Committee (MARC) for MN Community Measurement and a representative on the MNSure Consumer and Small Business Advisory Committee. Matt has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from the University of Minnesota and a Bachelor’s degree in History and Anthropology from Saint Olaf College in Northfield.