Meet the Expert Lunches

Friday, 15 February 2013
12:15 - 1:45 pm

Grab a lunch box and have a seat with the leaders in your field. These lunches are ticketed events available for pre-registration ($25, $18 for students). Register early as these events sell out quickly!

Lunch topics and confirmed speakers are listed below:

1. Models for Distress Screening at Cancer Care Settings
Lynne Wagner PhD, Northwestern University; Karen Clark MS, City of Hope; Vicki Kennedy LCSW, Cancer Support Community

2. Psychosocial Interventions Research for Patient Distress and Symptoms
Paul Jacobsen PhD, Moffitt Cancer Center; Annette Stanton PhD, UCLA; Terry Badger PhD, RN, University of Arizona

3. Models of Distress Screening in Pediatric Psychosocial Oncology
Lori Wiener PhD, NCI; Martha Grootenhuis PhD, Emma Children’s Hospital AMC; Anne Kazak PhD, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

4. How to Take Care of Yourself and Remain Inspired as a Psychosocial Oncology Clinician
Jimmie Holland MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Matthew Loscalzo LCSW, City of Hope

5. Cancer Survivorship
Lynne Padgett PhD, National Cancer Institute; Wendy Landier RN, PhD, City of Hope


Speed-Mentoring Lunch

Saturday, 16 February 2013
12:30 - 1:45 pm

We welcome you to participate in this “speed networking” event to be held on Saturday. This will be an exciting opportunity for you to meet leading researchers and clinicians in the field. During the event, you will receive a box lunch and have a chance to discuss your career goals and common professional interests with multiple potential mentors.

William Breitbart MD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Teresa Deshields PhD, Siteman Cancer Center
Mary Hughes MS, RN, MD Anderson Cancer Center
Shirley Otis-Green MSW, City of Hope
Deane Wolcott MD, Cedars-Sinai
James Zabora ScD, Life with Cancer