Activities

Fall Term 2019

Welcome to the Cancer Center – tour

  • Steven D. Leach, MD, Director of Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Surgical Oncology

  • Andrew Loehrer, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Surgery and of The Dartmouth Institute

Community Flu Clinic and Cancer Screening – Volunteer Opportunity at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

High-risk HPV and Cervical Cancer in Honduras

  • Gregory Tsongalis, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • Jamie Fenton ’21, intern with Dartmouth Opportunities in Oncology Research

The Jack Byrne Center for Palliative Care – tour

  • Ruth Thomson, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Epidemiology of Cancer and Environmental Exposures

  • Megan Romano, PhD, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology 

Community Breast Health Education Evening 

The Challenge and Opportunities Presented by Emerging Contaminants

  • Gary Ginsburg, PhD, Director of the Center for Environmental Health, NY State Department of Health

Promising Innovations in Pathology Using Artificial Intelligence

  • Louis Vaickus, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Radiation Oncology – tour

  • Bassem Zaki, MD, Associate Professor Medicine

Spring term 2019

Clinical Genomics and Advanced Testing – tour

  • Joel Leffert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisel

Translational Oncology and Immunology

  • P. Jack Hoopes, DVM, Professor of Surgery; and of Medicine, Geisel

The Center of Imaging in Medicine – tour

  • Ethan Phillip LaRochelle, PhD, Candidate, Thayer School of Engineering

Animals in Research – tour

  • Karen Moodie, DVM, Research Assistant Professor, Geisel

Center for Surgical Innovation – tour

  • John Peiffer, Managing Director Center for Surgical Innovation and the Advanced Imaging Center, Geisel

4th Year Students’ Perspectives on Medical School 

  • Thomas Flynn III and Charlene Dunaway Altamirano, Geisel

A Career as a Clinician – Investigator

  • Rodwell Mabaera, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Geisel

MYC and CRISPR

  • Michael Cole, PhD, Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology, Geisel

Device Development for Surgical Resection of Brain Tumors

  • David Roberts, MD, Emeritus Professor of Surgery, Geisel

Winter term 2018-2019

Clinical Genomics and Advanced Testing – tour

  • Joel Leffert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisel

Biostatistics

  • Zhigang Li, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Sciences; Epidemiology; and Community and Family Medicine, Geisel

Research in Neuro-oncology

  • Arti Gaur, PhD, Assistant Professor of Neurology, Geisel

Screening for Colon Cancer – tour

  • Audrey Calderwood, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine; and of The Dartmouth Institute

NCCC’s Office of Clinical Research

  • Michael Sainz, Administrative Director for the Office of Clinical Research, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Nursing in Oncology

  • Sheila Evans, RN, AOCN, Director of Nursing Operations, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Surgical Oncology

  • Christina Angeles, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Geisel

Fall term 2018

The Biology of Cancer – Our Biggest Questions Right Now

  • Yolanda Sanchez, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology, Geisel, Associate Director for Basic Sciences, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
  • Brent L Berwin, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel, Associate Director for Education, Norris Cotton Cancer Center
  • Steven N Fiering, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel, Director of Mouse Modeling Shared Resource, Associate Director for Regional Affairs, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Exercise as a Therapeutic Adjuvant

  • Keri Schadler, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, MD Anderson Cancer Center

The Work of a Hematology Oncologist

  • Gary N Schwartz, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisel

Prostate Surgery

  • John D Seigne, MB, BCh, Associate Professor of Surgery

The First Year of Medical School

  • Edel Auh and Matthew Y Jiang, Medical Students, Geisel

DNA Sequencing and Genomics

  • Craig R Tomlinson, PhD, Research Scientist, Associate Director for Shared Resources, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Blood and Marrow Transplant

  • John M Hill, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Geisel

Dose Planning in Radiation Oncology

  • Benjamin B Williams, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine and of Radiology, Geisel

Single Cell Sequencing

  • Fred Kolling IV, PhD, Research Scientist, Co-Director of Genomics and Molecular Biology Shared Resource, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Spring term 2018

Pharmacology and Chemotherapy

  • Meenakshi Shelat, Pharm D, Oncology Pharmacist, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Cancer Screening in Primary Care

  • Robert Kelly, MD, MPH, Primary Care Physician, Core Physicians in Exeter

Pediatric Oncology

  • Julie Kim, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Geisel

Precision Medicine and the Molecular Tumor Board

  • Todd W Miller, PhD, Scientific Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Associate Director of Molecular and Systems Biology, Geisel

Learning Strategies for Medical School Students

  • William H Eidtson, EdD, Director, Learning Support & Student Accessibility Services, Geisel

Clinical Oncology and Research

  • Gabriel Arne Brooks, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute, Geisel

Fellowship Training in Oncology

  • The Norris Cotton Cancer Center Hematology-Oncology Fellows

Winter term 2017-2018

Tour of Clinical Genomics and Advanced Technologies

  • Joel A Lefferts, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Geisel

The Scope of Use for Biostatistics

  • Zhigang Li, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Epidemiology, and of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel

Colon Cancer Prevention by Early Detection

  • Audrey H Calderwood, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine and of The Dartmouth Institute, Geisel

Management of Clinical Trials in Cancer

  • Michael Sainz, BA, Administrative Director for the Office of Clinical Research, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

The Multiple Roles of Nursing in Oncology

  • Sheila W Evans, RN, AOCN , Director of Nursing Operations, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Surgical Oncology

  • Christina V Angeles, MD, Assistant Professor of Surgery, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Fall term 2017

Welcome to Cancer at Norris Cotton Cancer Center

  • Steven D Leach, MD, Director, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology, and of Surgery, Geisel, Preston T. and Virginia R. Kelsey Distinguished Chair in Cancer

Fire in the Belly – It’s Essential to Research Success

  • Yolanda Sanchez, PhD, Associate Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology, Geisel, Associate Director for Basic Sciences, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Tours of Norris Cotton Cancer Center

  • Brent L Berwin, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel, Associate Director for Education, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

The Comprehensive Breast Program

  • Kimberly Maynard, RN, OCN, Comprehensive Breast Program Coordinator, Norris Cotton Cancer Center

Breast Radiology and 3-D Tomography

  • Rebecca A Zuurbier, MD, Director of Breast Imaging and Intervention, Norris Cotton Cancer Center, Associate Professor of Radiology, Geisel

The Challenges of Head and Neck Cancer

  • Joseph A Paydarfar, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery, Geisel

Transgenics and Mouse Models

  • Steven N Fiering, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology, Geisel, Director of Mouse Modeling Shared Resource, Associate Director for Regional Affairs, Norris Cotton Cancer Center