Symposium 2012: Saturday Schedule


Saturday Schedule Friday Saturday

Demystifying Clinical Research for Patients
8:30 am-1:00 pm, December 1, 2011

Breakfast and Registration: 8:30- 9:00 am
Program: 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

Georgetown University Hotel & Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road NW, Washington DC 20007

8:30-9:00 am - Registration

9:00-9:15 am

Understanding Clinical Trials, Research and Patient Partnering
John L. Marshall, MD
Director, Ruesch Center for the Cure of Gastrointestinal Cancers
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

9:15-9:35 am

Clinical Trials 101
Jim Luecht
Lung Cancer & Brain Tumor Clinical Research Coordinator
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

9:35-9:55 am

Genomics and Cancer Research
Subha Madhavan, PhD
Director of the Innovation Center for Biomedical Informatics,
Georgetown University Medical Center

9:55-10:15 am

The Cost of Hope
Amanda Bennett
Author, "The Cost of Hope: A Memoir"; Executive Editor, Bloomberg News

10:45-11:05 am

Barriers to Patient Accrual
Lucile L. Adams-Campbell, PhD
Professor of Oncology and Associate Dean, Community Health & Health Disparities Research
Associate Director, Minority Health & Health Disparities Research
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

11:05-11:25 am

Cost to Patients and Insurance Coverage
Julie Feurtado, RN, BSN
Clinical Nurse Coordinator
Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center

11:25-11:45 am

Engaging Communities in Cancer Clinical Trials: How Community Ambassadors are Making a Difference
Margo Michaels
Executive Director and President of ENACCT

11:45-12:30 pm

Roundtable Discussion (all speakers)
Moderator: John L. Marshall, MD

12:30 pm

Closing Remarks
John L. Marshall, MD