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Kevin Linn

Credentials

Coordinator/Coordinateur, Screening Saves Lives
Canadian Cancer Society/Société canadienne du cancer

Biography

Kevin coordinates the Screening Saves Lives program for the Canadian Cancer Society in Ottawa, Canada.  Kevin’s role is to provide guidance and support to the development, implementation and evaluation of this peer-based health promotion program, which trains and supports LGBT community members in promoting participation in cancer screening. 
 
Prior to joining the Canadian Cancer Society, Kevin has worked on various public health projects that have focused on decreasing the burden of chronic disease within various communities.  Most notably, this includes: working with Metis (Aboriginal) communities on planning a chronic disease surveillance program; supporting minority French-speaking communities on adapting and implementing a regional physical activity strategy; and facilitating child development programming for minority English-speaking youth. 
 
Kevin received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Saskatchewan’s School of Public Health, and a Bachelor of Science degree from Concordia University in Montreal, Canada.