City of Hope Global Oncology Symposium

Global Diversity in Oncology

Agenda   

October 21, 2022

8.30 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time
3.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time
4.30 p.m. to 11.00 p.m. Central European Time

 

City of Hope would like to invite you to the inaugural Global Oncology Symposium. The symposium includes six sessions with expert panelists. Each session consists of presentations from our panelists, followed by a Q&A.

 

Session 1 ― Introduction and Keynote Address | 8.30 A.M. to 9.30 A.M.

Moderator: Lesley Taylor, M.D.

  • 8.30 a.m. to  8.35 a.m. Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D.  Welcome Remarks 
  • 8.35 a.m. to 8.50 a.m. Joseph Mikhael, M.D.  Opening Address
  • 8.50 a.m. to 9.15 a.m.  Benjamin O. Anderson, M. D.  Keynote Address
    "Global Breast Cancer Initiative (GBCI): Breast cancer as a bridge to global cancer control"
  • 9.15  a.m. to  9.30 a.m. 15-Minute Q&A
Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D.
Welcome Remarks

Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D.

Director, Global Oncology Initiative, Associate Professor, Department of Immuno-Oncology, City of Hope 

Joseph Mikhael M.D.
Opening Address

Joseph Mikhael M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, International Myeloma Foundation
Professor, Division of Applied Cancer Research and Drug Discovery, Translational Genomics Research Institute & City of Hope

Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D.
Keynote Address ― "Global Breast Cancer Initiative (GBCI): Breast cancer as a bridge to global cancer control"

Benjamin O. Anderson, M.D.

Medical Officer, Cancer Control, World Health Organization (WHO) 
Professor of Surgery & Global Health Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, Past Chair and Director, Breast Health Global Initiative Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Lesley Taylor, MD
Moderator

Lesley Taylor, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope

Session 2 ― City of Hope Center for International Medicine: Elevating Global Oncology Capabilities Through Direct Patient Services and Provider Collaborations | 9.30 A.M. to 10.30 A.M.

Chair: Edwin McCarthy, M.S., M.P.A

  • 9.30 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. Linda Bosserman, M.D., and  Roxanna Mann, M.H.A., R.N., B.S.N.. 
    "Extending City of Hope Expertise: Education, care and collaboration through the Center for International Medicine"
  • 10.00 a.m. to 10.15 a.m. Sergio Eduardo Alonso Araujo, M.D.
    "The Albert Einstein Hospital Perspective on International Collaboration"
  • 10.15 a.m. to 10.30 a.m.  15-Minute Q&A 


 
 

Linda Bosserman, MD
Extending City of Hope Expertise: Education, care and collaboration through the Center for International Medicine

Linda Bosserman, M.D.

Professor, Department of Medical Oncology & Therapeutics Research, Medical Director, Center for International Medicine, City of Hope

Roxanna Man, R.N., B.S.N., M.H.A
Extending City of Hope Expertise: Education, care and collaboration through the Center for International Medicine

Roxanna Man, M.H.A., R.N., B.S.N.

Senior Director of International Patient Services, Center for International Medicine, City of Hope

Sergio Araujo MD
The Albert Einstein Hospital Perspective on International Collaboration

Sergio Eduardo Alonso Araujo, M.D.

Director, Cancer Center Professor of Colorectal Surgery (USP), Medical Director and Staff Colorectal Surgeon, Oncology Division, Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein, São Paulo, Brazil

Edwin McCarthy, MS, MPA
Session Chair

Edwin McCarthy, M.S., M.P.A.

Vice President, Center for International Medicine, City of Hope


 

Session 3 ― Addressing Challenges and Unmet Needs in Global Cancer Care and Capacity Building | 10.30 A.M. to 11.30 A.M.

Chair: I. Benjamin Paz, M.D.

  • 10.30 a.m. to 10.50 a.m. Vijay Trisal, M.D.
    "Second Opinion for Cancer Without Boundaries"
  • 10.50 a.m. to 11.10 a.m. Lesley Taylor, M.D.
    "The City of Hope-Ethiopia Breast Cancer Initiative: Strengthening global oncology research, education and care"
  • 11.10 a.m. to 11.25 a.m.  15-Minute Q&A 
Vijay Trisal, MD
Second opinion for cancer without boundaries

Vijay Trisal, M.D.

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Norman & Melinda Payson Professor in Medicine, City of Hope

Lesley Taylor, MD
The City of Hope-Ethiopia Breast Cancer Initiative: Strengthening global oncology research, education and care

Lesley Taylor, M.D.

Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Breast Surgery, Department of Surgery, City of Hope

I. Benjamin Paz, M.D.
Session Chair

I. Benjamin Paz, M.D.


Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs, Department of Surgery, City of Hope

Break —15 minutes

Session 4 ― Emergent Molecular Mechanisms and Therapies in Cancer and Graft-Versus-Host Disease | 11.45 A.M. to 1.00 P.M.

Chair: Charles Brenner, Ph.D.

  • 11.45 a.m. to 12.05 p.m. Dustin Schones, Ph.D.
    "Epigenome Dynamics in Cancer"
  • 12.05  p.m. to 12.25 p.m. Binghui Shen, Ph.D.
    "Discovery of Pathways That Allows Cancer to Bypass Oncology Treatments"
  • 12.25 p.m. to 12.45 p.m. Xi Zhang, Ph.D.
    "Mesenchymal Stem Cell therapy in Graft-Versus-Host Disease"
  • 12.45 p.m. to 1.00 p.m.  15-Minute Q&A 
Dustin Schones, PhD
Epigenome dynamics in cancer

Dustin Schones, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Diabetes Complications & Metabolism, City of Hope

Binghui Shen PhD
Discovery of pathway that allows cancer to bypass oncology treatments

Binghui Shen Ph.D.


Professor and Chair, Department of Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics, Co-leader, Molecular and Cellular Biology of Cancer Program, City of Hope

Xi Zhang PhD
Mesenchymal Stem Cell (MSC) Therapy in Graft-Versus-Host Disease (GVHD)

Xi Zhang Ph.D.

Chair, Hematology/Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation, Director, Department of Hematology, Xinqiao Hospital, Army Medical University, China.

Charles Brenner, PhD
Session Chair

Charles Brenner, Ph.D.


Professor and Chair, Department of Diabetes & Cancer Metabolism, Alfred E. Mann Family Foundation Chair in Diabetes and Cancer Metabolism, City of Hope

Session 5 ― Advancing Global Psycho-Oncology Care | 1.00 P.M. to 2.00 P.M.

Chair: Jaroslava Salman, M.D.

  • 1.00 p.m. to 1.20 p.m. Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, M.D.  
    "Practice and Approach of Psycho-Oncology With Latinx Community and Latin America"
  • 1.20 p.m.  to 1.40 p.m. Cristiane Bergerot, Ph.D.
    "Psycho-Oncology & Renal Cell Carcinoma: Charting new paths through international collaboration"
  • 1.40 to 1.55 p.m.  15-Minute Q&A 
Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, MD
Practice and approach of Psycho-Oncology with Latinx community and Latin America

Xiomara Rocha-Cadman, M.D.


Assistant Clinical Professor, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, City of Hope
 

Cristiane Bergerot PhD
Psycho-Oncology & Renal Cell Carcinoma: Charting New Paths Through International Collaboration

Cristiane Bergerot Ph.D.


Head, Supportive Care Department, Unity - Grupo Oncoclinicas, Brazil 

Jaroslava Salman, MD
Session Chair

Jaroslava Salman, M.D.


Assistant Clinical Professor and Chief, Division of Psychiatry, Department of Supportive Care Medicine, City of Hope

Session 6 ― Expanding Training and Integration of Palliative Care Globally | 2.00 P.M. to 2:55 P.M.

Chair: Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.

  • 2.00 p.m. to 2.20 p.m. Jeannine M. Brant, Ph.D., APRN, AOCN, FAAN
    "Building Oncology and Palliative Care Ambassadors in the Middle East: Promoting Change From Within"
  • 2. 20 p.m. to 2.40 p.m. Betty Ferrell, R.N., Ph.D., M.A., C.H.P.N., F.A.A.N., F.P.C.N.
    "The Global Need for Palliative Care" 
  • 2.40 p.m. to 2.55 p.m.  15-Minute Q&A 
 

Jeannine M. Brant, PhD, MS, BSN
Building Oncology and Palliative Care Ambassadors in the Middle East: Promoting Change From Within

Jeannine M. Brant, PhD, APRN, AOCN, FAAN


Executive Director of Clinical Science & Innovation, City of Hope. President, Oncology Nursing Society

Betty Ferrell, R.N., Ph.D., M.A., C.H.P.N., F.A.A.N., F.P.C.N.
The Global Need for Palliative Care

Betty Ferrell, R.N., Ph.D., M.A., C.H.P.N., FAAN, F.P.C.N.


Director and Professor, Division of Nursing Research and Education, Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope

Kimlin Ashing, PhD
Session Chair

Kimlin Tam Ashing, Ph.D.


Professor  and Deputy Director, Division  of Health Equities, Department of Population Sciences, Associate Director, Community Outreach and Engagement, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Founding Director, Center of Community Alliance for Research & Education, City of Hope
 

Closing remarks | 2.55 P.M. to 3.00 P.M.

  • Javier Gordon Ogembo, Ph.D.