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Dartmouth Cancer Scholars Activities

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

Fall term 2016

Training in Oncology: The Oncology Fellowship Years

  • Mary Chamberlin, MD, Director of the Oncology Fellowship
  • NCCC’s Oncology Fellows

Precision Medicine and Targeted Therapies

  •  Todd Miller, PhD, Scientific Director, NCCC Comprehensive Breast Program

Drug Development, Clinical Trials and Population Science

  • Alan Eastman, PhD, Professor of Molecular and Systems Biology
  • Lionel Lewis, MB BCh, MD, Professor of Medicine
  • Tracy Onega, PhD, Associate Professor of Biomedical Data Science

How to Succeed in Medical School

  • Roshini Pinto-Powell, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Backstage at the Cancer Center: An oncology conference for students from NH, VT and ME

Being an Oncologist: Beyond the Diagnosis

  • Konstantin Dragnev, MD, NCCC Associate Director for Clinical Research, Professor of Medicine

Palliative Care and Survivorship

  • Kathleen Lyons, ScD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Spring term 2016

CRISPR

  • Michael Cole, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology and of Genetics

Patient Communication

  • Keisuke Shirai, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

The Future of Healthcare

  • David Nalepinski, MPH, Director, Oncology Service Line & Business Operations

Comparing Oncology in Bulgaria and the U.S.

  • Konstantin Dragnev, MD, NCCC Associate Director for Clinical Research, Professor of Medicine

Leave Term Laboratory Experiences

  • Led by Cancer Scholars Student Director Yichen Zhang ‘17

Winter term 2015-2016

Novel Therapeutics

  • Keisuke Shirai, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine

Meaningful Experiences Prior to Medical School

  • Geisel School of Medicine Students: Bryan Pyfer, Angela Lee, Charlene Dunaway, PhD

Global Health Research in Honduras

  • Linda Kennedy, M Ed, NCCC Associate Director for Community Affairs

Healthcare Economics

  • Jessica Van Parys, PhD, Post-doctoral fellow at The Dartmouth Institute

Palliative Care in Radiation Oncology

  • Nirav Kapadia, MD PhD, NCCC Director of Radiation-Oncology Clinical Outreach, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Advances in Surgical Oncology

  • Kari Rosenkranz, MD, Clinical Director of Comprehensive Breast Program, Associate Professor of Surgery

Fall Term 2015

Kick Off and NCCC Tours

  • Mark Israel, MD, NCCC Director, Professor of Genetics and of Pediatrics

Perspective in Oncology Research, NCCC’s 6 Research Programs

  • Cancer Mechanisms, Program Member, Giovani Bosco, PhD, Associate Professor of Genetics
  • Molecular Therapeutics, Program Director Alan Eastman, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Cancer Epidemiology, Program Director Carmen Marsit, PhD, Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology and of Community & Family Medicine
  • Cancer Imaging & Radiobiology, Program Director Keith Paulsen, PhD, Professor of Radiology
  • Cancer Control, Program Director James Sargent, MD, Professor of Pediatrics
  • Immunology & Immunotherapy, Program Director Kenneth Meehan, MD, Professor of Medicine

Cherenkov Imaging: Making Radiation Oncology Safer

  • Brian Pogue, PhD, Professor of Engineering
  • David Gladstone, PhD, NCCC Chief of Clinical Physics, Professor of Medicine
  • Leslie Jarvis, MD PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine

Making the Most of Your Time Here, Mentoring and Research Work

  • Yolanda Sanchez, PhD, NCCC Associate Director for Basic Science and Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology
  • Brent Berwin, PhD, NCCC Associate Director for Education and Associate Professor of Microbiology & Immunology
  • Mark Spaller, PhD, Associate Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

Graduate Training, Medical School and More

  • David W. Nierenberg, MD, Professor of Medicine and of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
  • Alex Thorngren, MS, Operations Director MD-PhD Program

Empathy and Caring

  • Martha McDaniel, MD, Professor of Anatomy, Surgery and of Community & Family Medicine
  • Deborah Steele, NCCC Manager of Patient & Family Support Services

Genetics and Cancer

  • Kasia J. Bloch, MS, LGC, NCCC Familial Cancer Program

Robotic Surgery

  • David Finley, MD, Associate Professor of Surgery

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