A Comprehensive Approach to the Treatment
of Colorectal Cancers
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Heinz- Josef Lenz
Professor of Medicine and Preventive Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical Research
Chair, GI Oncology Program
Co-director, Colorectal Center
Scientific director, Cancer Genetics Unit at the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center
Taline Khoukaz, is a Nurse Practitioner, at USC/Norris
Comprehensive Cancer Center. Taline works with Dr. Heinz-Josef
in the Gastrointestinal Oncology Program. She received
Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing at USC. She worked
Registered Nurse on medical-surgical floors for two years.
She later transferred to the Intensive Care Unit at
USC University Hospital.
Concurrently, Taline began her Master’s of Science
an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner at UCLA. She graduated
and soon after received her certification.
Her particular interests include new drug developments,
patients and education.
Charité Ricker, MS, CGC is a
board certified genetic counselor with specialization
in hereditary cancer risk assessment. She has a Bachelors
of Science in genetics from Texas A&M University and
received her Masters of Science in genetic counseling
at California State University, Northridge. She is a member
of the American Society of Human Genetics, the National
Society of Genetic Counselors, the American Association
for Cancer Educators, and the Intercultural Cancer Council.
Eva Moya PA-C
Eva Moya is a Physicians Assistant for the Department of Surgery & Division of Colorectal Surgery.
She received a Bachelor's of Science in Nursing from Mount St. Mary’s College, and a Bachelors in Medicine in Physician Assistant Practice from USC.
She is the primary contact person for patients, and has been doing related clinical work since 1998.