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Kristina Forbes

Kristina Forbes

Vice President for Administration

Kristina Forbes

Kristina Forbes

Vice President for Administration

Kristina is passionate about community engagement and service, dedicating her time out of the office towards promoting STEAM opportunities, entrepreneurship, innovation, and youth development. As Georgia CORE’s Vice President for Administration, she will leverage her experience driving organizational growth to impact mission and vision and her significant expertise in operations, events, grant management, fundraising, and human resources. When she is not volunteering, Kristina is traveling across the country, spending time with her rescue dog, or baking apple pies.
Prior to her current role, Kristina was the Vice President of Operations for the Center for Global Health Innovation, where she created policies and oversaw operations and all revenue generating activities. She also served in business development and fundraising roles for the Technology Association of Georgia, Chi Phi Educational Trust, and the Boy Scouts of America.
Kristina graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She currently serves with the Junior League and on the boards of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta and the Georgia Intellectual Property Alliance. She is a former 30 Under 30 Honoree with the Young Nonprofit Professional Network/Atlanta Chapter.

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Georgia CORE announces the first annual Phillip H. Street Cancer Community Service Award and the 2023 Matt Mumber M.D. Award for Excellence in Cancer

After a months-long nomination and selection process, Georgia CORE is pleased to announce Tiah Tomlin-Harris the winner of the first award given in honor of the late Phillip Street. Together with CPNG, Georgia CORE also has awarded the 2023 Matt Mumber M.D. Award for Excellence in Cancer Patient Navigation to Emily Beard of Northside Hospital


Looking Across Disciplines to Share the Breadth of Innovation in Cancer Care

On July 25, 2023, The American Journal of Managed Care® brought its Institute for Value-Based Medicine (IVBM) series to Atlanta, Georgia, where nnovation was on the agenda.


DNA sequencing can lead to longer, better lives for cancer patients. But why do so few get it?

Guidelines now call for everyone diagnosed with advanced lung and colon cancer to get their tumor genetically sequenced, and increasingly, patients with earlier stage disease, as well.


Georgia CORE releases report from Disparities in Cancer Clinical Trials Summit

On Sept. 30, Georgia's cancer experts shared advice and experiences with oncology providers, patient navigators and research managers - all to provide new ways to diversify participation in clinical trials. In February 2023, Georgia CORE issued a report with a recap and actions steps. Download the report >>


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Advancing Cancer Care through Partnerships and Innovation

Georgia CORE is a statewide nonprofit that leverages partnerships and innovation to attract more clinical trials, increase research, and promote education and early detection to improve cancer care for Georgians in rural, urban, and suburban communities across the state.