Elsa Weltzien Research Engagement Manager Elsa joined Fight CRC in August 2020 as the Research Engagement Manager. In this role, she oversees Fight CRC’s research efforts including providing direction and support for research activities and workgroups, and the alignment of strategies with the patient education and advocacy teams. Prior to joining the Fight CRC team, Elsa spent the past four years working on cancer prevention and control initiatives in Colorado, including implementing an evidence-based program that aims to increase access to colorectal cancer screening among the medically underserved. She is thrilled to apply her background to continue in the fight against colorectal cancer through research and advocacy approaches. Elsa earned her Master of Public Health at Tulane University in New Orleans. Elsa resides in Denver, CO. In her free time, she enjoys returning to her mountain roots for hiking and other outdoor activities, as well as live music, competitive cooking shows, and eating her way around Denver.