SKCC Grand Rounds
2015 Schedule

"Achieving Health Equity: Addressing racism and other structured system barriers"

Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
President Elect
Department of
American Public Health Association (APHA)

Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD
"Gitelson Lecture - Personalized Medicine for Patients with Lymphoma"

James Armitage, MD
Professor, Internal Medicine
Department of Joe Shapiro Distinguished Chair of Oncology
University of Nebraska

Wednesday, May 6, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
James Armitage, MD
"New targets to treat melanoma: Oncogenic Rac1 and Gaq"

John Sondek, PhD
Professor
Department of Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Biophysics
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
John Sondek, PhD
"The Interface of Cancer and Aging"

Harvey Cohen, MD
Walter Kempner Professor; Chair Emeritus, Dept of Medicine
Department of Director, Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development
Duke University Medical Center

Wednesday, April 8, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Harvey Cohen, MD
"Precision Medicine in Colorectal Cancer: Molecular Factors to Optimize Systemic Therapeutic Decisions and Patient Care"

Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology
Department of Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Thomas Jefferson University

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Edith P. Mitchell, MD, FACP
"A multi-level perspective on optimizing the quality of colorectal cancer screening"

Chyke Doubeni, MD, MPH
The Presidential Associate Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health
Department of Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 12:00 pm
Room 105-107, Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Chyke Doubeni, MD, MPH
"AL Amyloidosis and the Angel of History"

Raymond L. Comenzo, MD
Director, Blood Bank and Stem Cell Processing Laboratory
Department of Professor, Medicine, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
Tufts Medical Center

Wednesday, March 11, 2015, 12:00 pm
Room 105-107, Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Raymond L. Comenzo, MD
"Translating the cancer genome to the clinic"

Scott Tomlins, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pathology and Urology
University of Michigan Medial School

Friday, March 6, 2015, 9:00 am
505, Hamilton
1001 Locust St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Scott Tomlins, MD
"The Accountable Care Act: The Potential to Reduce Health Care Disparities"

Cara James, PhD
Director of the Office of Minority Health
Department of
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 1:00 pm
Solis-Cohen Conference Room, Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust St

Beth Schade 3-7595
Cara James, PhD
"Pancreatic Cancer Models for Medicine"

David Tuveson, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Director of the Lustgarten Foundation Pancreatic Research Laboratory and Director of Research for the Lustgarten Foundation
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Wednesday, February 18, 2015, 12:00 pm
Solis-Cohen Conference Room, Jefferson Alumni Hall
1020 Locust St

Beth Schade 3-7595
David Tuveson, MD, PhD
"Has genomic sequencing of pancreatic cancers held the field back?"

Jonathan Brody, PhD
Associate Professor and Director of Surgical Research, Co-Director, Jefferson Pancreas, Biliary, and Related Cancer Center
Department of Department of Surgery
Thomas Jefferson University

Wednesday, February 11, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Jonathan Brody, PhD
"to be announced"

Howard Scher, MD
Chief, Genitourinary Oncology Service
Department of D. Wayne Calloway Chair in Urologic Oncology
Sidney Kimmel Center for Prostate and Urologic Cancers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Wednesday, February 4, 2015, 12:00 pm



Beth Schade 3-7595
Howard Scher, MD
"Prostate Cancer Disparities: From Nucleotide to Neighborhood"

Tim Rebbeck, PhD
Professor, Epidemiology
Department of Director, Cencer for Genetics and Complex Traits; Associate Director, Population Science, Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, January 21, 2015, 12:00 pm
Room 105-107, Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
Tim Rebbeck, PhD
"Update on Soft Tissue Sarcoma"

Dr. Atrayee Basu-Mallick, Dr. Shi & Dr. Abraham

Department of


Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 12:00 pm
Room 105-107, Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Dr. Atrayee Basu-Mallick, Dr. Shi & Dr. Abraham
"Mechanisms regulating UV-induced skin cancer"

John Seykora, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Departments of Dermatology and Pathology
Department of Director, Skin Research Histology Core
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Wednesday, January 7, 2015, 12:00 pm
Mandeville Conference Hall (Room 101), Bluemle Life Sciences Building
233 S. 10th St.

Beth Schade 3-7595
John Seykora, MD, PhD


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