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26 January 2011
Deadline for Early Registration and

8 February 2011
Deadline for Hotel Reservations

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What’s new

The committee is planning a number of new events this year!

  • Conference workshop on ethics
  • Meet-the-Experts lunches
  • Welcome reception for new members and first-time attendees

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"Meet the Expert" Lunches

Friday and Saturday, $25 each, $18 student rate

Friday, 18 February 2011, 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

  1. NCI Cancer Survivorship: Current Funding Priorities and Opportunities, Featuring Julia Rowland PhD, National Cancer Institute

  2. Meet the Program Chairs: Featuring Matthew Loscalzo LCSW, City of Hope; William Pirl MD, Massachusetts General Hospital; Donald Rosenstein MD, University of North Carolina Comprehensive Cancer Support Program

  3. Meet the Pediatric Experts: Featuring Nina Muriel MD, MPH, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Maryland Pao MD, National Institute of Mental Health; Lori Wiener PhD, DCSW, National Cancer Institute; Barbara Sourkes PhD, Stanford University School of Medicine

  4. Meet the Clinician Leaders: Featuring Jimmie Holland MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Ruth McCorkle PhD, RN, Yale University School of Nursing; James Zabora ScD, MSW, The Catholic University of America

Saturday, 19 February 2011, 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

  1. Meet the Research Leaders: Featuring Terry Badger PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Arizona; Patricia Ganz MD, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center; Paul Jacobsen PhD, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute

  2. Career Development: Featuring Jimmie Holland MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center;William Pirl MD, Massachusetts General Hospital; Donald Rosenstein MD, University of North Carolina Comprehensive Cancer Support Program

  3. Meet the Grant Makers: Featuring Jordan Parks, LIVESTRONG, Kevin Stein and Angelina Esparza, American Cancer Society

Scientific Program Committee

Joel Marcus PsyD, Conference Chair
Nevada Cancer Institute

Kimlin Ashing-Giwa, PhD, City of Hope National Medical Center
Kari Bailey, MBC, National Marrow Donor Program
Ilana M Braun, MD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Danielle R Casden PhD, University of California, San Diego
Teresa Deshields PhD, Siteman Cancer Center, Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Karen Fasciano PsyD, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Michelle Fingeret PhD, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Laurie A. Freeman-Gibb, MSD, PhD(c), University of Windsor
Natalie Hamrick PhD, Healing Journey Ministries
Mark Lazenby, PhD, AOCNP, Yale University School of Nursing
Cecile Lengacher PhD, RN, University of South Florida College of Nursing
Ellen Levine PhD, MPH, San Francisco State University
Ryan MacDonald PhD, Mercy Medical Center
Donald Marks PsyD, Center for Palliative Care
Lorrie Powel PhD, MedPro Technologies
Mary Kathryn Rodrigue MEd, Tulane Cancer Center
Marci Schankweiler, Crossing the Finish Line
Isabel Schuermeyer MD, Cleveland Clinic
Dianne Shumay PhD, UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
Janet Van Cleave NP, PhD, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Amy Zhang PhD, Case Western Reserve University School of Nursing



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