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Current Advances in Prostate Cancer Health Disparities

29th Annual International Symposium of the Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR)
 
THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2016 
Doors opens at 8AM, talks begin at 9AM
 
The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College of CUNY

East 68th Street between Park & Lexington Avenues

 

Select videos below to view audio/visual files on youtube.

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PHOTO GALLERY

 

SYMPOSIUM POSTER ABSTRACTS (PDF)

 

 

SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE - select the video text for each section to view the audio/visual format.

 

 

SYMPOSIUM INTRODUCTORY REMARKS (video)

 


Introduction to Keynote speaker:

Medical Oncologist
Physician-in-Chief and Chief Medical Officer, Memorial Hospital
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

 

MORNING KEYNOTE:
Philip W. Kantoff, MD (video)
Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

"The Paradox of Prostate Cancer"

 


 Coffee break/poster session 


Panel Discussion: (panel video 1) (panel video 2) (Congressman Rangle video) 

Moderator: Bert M. Petersen, Jr., MD,

Director of the Breast Surgery Clinic Program, St. Barnabas Hospital

Harry Belafonte
Producer, Composer, Singer, Actor and Social Activist (Prostate Cancer Survivor)

Brian L. Harper, MD,MPH

Medical Director, Academic Health Centers, College of Osteopathic Medicine

NY Institute of Technology
Philip W. Kantoff, MD
Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Reverend Patrick H. O’Connor
Lead Pastor, First Presbyterian Church (Prostate Cancer Survivor)

Curtis A. Pettaway, MD
Professor of Urology, University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center

 


 LUNCH BREAK/POSTER SESSION 


AFTERNOON KEYNOTE:
Curtis A. Pettaway, MD (video) 
Professor of Urology, University of Texas, Anderson Cancer Center
"The need for Prostate Cancer Early Detection among Men of African Descent: Why the United States Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation is Potentially Harmful!"


Session speaker 1: 

Timothy R. RebbeckPhD (video) 
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

"Global Disparities in Prostate Cancer: From Nucleotide to Neighborhood"

 


Coffee break/poster session 


 

SESSION SPEAKER 2: 
Folakemi T. Odedina, PhD (video)
Professor, College of Pharmacy and College of Medicine
Director of Diversity, CTSI Translational Workforce Development Program
University of Florida

"Point of Prostate Cancer Diagnosis (PPCD) Experiences & Needs of Black men: The Florida CaPCaS Study"


Session speaker 3:

Olorunseun O. Ogunwobi, MD,PhD (video)
Associate Professor, Hunter College, City University of New York
(symposium planning committee chair)

"PVT1 Non-Coding RNAs in Prostate Cancer"


Session speaker 4: 

Douglas Scherr, MD (video)
Professor of Urology
Director, Urologic Oncology
Meyer Cancer Center
Weill Cornell Medicine-NY Presbyterian Hospital

"A decade of robotic surgery:  The evolving role of robotic prostatectomy in the age of active surveillance"


POSTER AWARD CEREMONY / CONCLUDING REMARKS
Joseph R. Osborne
, MD, PhD (video)


 

Symposium Planning Committee: 

Chair: Olorunseun O. Ogunwobi, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Biological Sciences
Hunter College, City University of New York

 

Carol L. Brown MD, FACS
Associate Cancer Center
Director for Diversity &Outreach
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer

Louis J. Baldwin, Board Member
Co-Chair, Health and Wellness Committee
One Hundred Black Men, Inc.

 

Joseph R Osborne MD, PhD
Assistant Member and Associate Vice Chair of Research
Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service
Department of Radiology
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Manuel A. Paris, MA, BS/BA
Administrative Manager
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service

 

 

Douglas Scherr, MD
Professor of Urology
The Ronald Stanton Clinical Scholar in Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Levi Waldron, PhD
Assistant Professor
CUNY School of Public Health

 

Denise Charles, MS
Symposium Coordinator
Hunter College CTBR

Shirley Yang, MPH candidate
Graduate Student
CTBR Program Coordinator

 

Program Leadership: 

 

Jesus Angulo, Principal Investigator, Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR), Professor of Biological Sciences, Hunter College, CUNY
Rodrigo Valles, Jr., Associate Program Director, Center for Translational and Basic Research (CTBR), Hunter College, CUNY
Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Associate Dean of Translational Research, Weill Cornell Medical College.