Plenary Speakers

Wednesday, 13 September 2017

Keynote Speaker
Stan Gerson MD, Director, Case Comprehensive Cancer Center and President, Association of American Cancer Institutes (AACI)

Presenting "Education Across Cancer: Cancer Training for a Global Disease"


EACE Plenary
Gilad E. Amiel MD, Chairman, Department of Urology, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel

Presenting "Smoking Cessation Intervention in Admitted Patients"

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Edith P. Mitchell MD, FACP, FCPP, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, and Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities, and Associate Director, Diversity Affairs, Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson University (Past President, National Medical Association)

Presenting "Medicare at Age 50: Impact on Health Care Disparities"


RADM Peter Kilmarx MD, Deputy Director, Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health

Presenting "Building Biomedical Research Capacity in Low- and Middle-Income Countries"

Friday, 15 September 2017

Deborah K. Mayer, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN, Professor and Director of Cancer Survivorship, University of North Carolina Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center

Presenting "Engaging Survivors: Moving the Cancer Moonshot Forward"


Harvey Lecture, presented remotely
Cynthia M. A. Geppert MD, MA, MPH, MSBE, DPS, FAPM, DFAPA, Chief, Consultation Psychiatry and Ethics, New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System; and Professor of Psychiatry and Director of Ethics Education, University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Presenting "The History of Truth and Hope in the Ethics of Cancer Care"