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9.07.2016

Women’s Cancers in the Americas: Strategies for Synergy, October 5-6

On October 5 (full day) and October 6 (half day), Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Miami Institute for the Americas will hold a conference, “Women’s Cancers in the Americas: Strategies for Synergy,” at the University of Miami’s Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life.

The conference will be held in collaboration with the Women and Health Initiative at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Tómatelo a Pecho, and the Unión Latinomericana Contra el Cáncer de la Mujer.

Speakers from the University of Miami include:

• President Julio Frenk

• Felicia Marie Knaul, Ph.D.
Director, University of Miami Institute for the Americas
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, Miller School of Medicine

• Erin Kobetz, Ph.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director for Cancer Control, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Senior Associate Dean for Health Disparities, Miller School of Medicine

• Alejandra Perez, M.D.
Director, Breast Cancer Program, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center – Plantation

• Brian Slomovitz, M.D.,
Co-Leader, Gynecologic Cancers Site Disease Group, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

• Steven M. Altschuler, M.D.
CEO, UHealth – the University of Miami Health System
Senior Vice President for Health Affairs, University of Miami

• Marc E. Lippman, M.D.
Deputy Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

• Gilberto de Lima Lopes, Jr., M.D.
Associate Director, Global Oncology
Co-Leader, Thoracic Malignancies Site Disease Group
Medical Director, International Oncology Program, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

The conference is open to all, but prior registration is required for the October 5 lunch session.

For more information, contact the University of Miami Institute for the Americas at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 305-284-4630.

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