Day of Research & Hope


Saturday, June 1, 2019
8:00am to 12:30pm
Nova Southeastern University
Knight Auditorium, Carl DeSantis Building
3301 College Avenue, Fort Lauderdale 33314

Free CEUs will be available for nurses and mental health professionals. RSVP required. RSVP at 954-763-6776

Conference Program
7:45 AM - 9:00 AM:
Registration, Continental Breakfast, Exhibitor Tables

9:00 AM:  
Keynote Address by Diane C. Robinson, Ph.D., Health Psychologist, Program Director of the Cancer Support Community and the Integrative Medicine Department at Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center 
"Psychoneuroimmunology: Understanding the Implications for Oncology Patients and Health Professionals"

10:00 AM: Concurrent Breakout Sessions

"General Principles and Indications of Proton Therapy"
Marcio Fagundes, M.D., Board-certified radiation oncologist and medical director of radiation oncology at Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida

"Pain and its Impact on our Health and Healing"
Marcos Rejtman, DO, Palliative Care Physician at Memorial Cancer Institute

"Robotic Surgery"
Mehmet Hepgur, MD, Physician specializing in hematology and oncology at Broward Health Medical Center.

11:00 AM: Concurrent Breakout Sessions

"Palliative Care and Mindfulness"
Jessica L. Ketterer, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist at Memorial Cancer Institute

"Navigation Cancer Care"
Mihaela Roldan, R.N, BSN, CCRP, Patient and Family navigator at Memorial Healthcare System

"Cancer Genetics and the Evolution of Precision Medicine"
Jeffrey Boyd, Ph.D., Associate Deputy Director, Translational Research and Genomic Medicine, Miami Cancer Institute



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