Grand Rounds Presentations
Grand Rounds Archives
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May 2, 2013
Michael Zvolensky, Ph.D., Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished University Professor, The University of Houston, Department of Psychology
"Anxiety Psychopathology and Tobacco"
April 18, 2013
Claire Adams, Ph.D., Instructor, Health Disparities Research; Duncan Family Institute Mentored Junior Faculty Fellow, MDACC
"Mindfulness-based Strategies for Targeting Cancer Risk Behaviors in Underserved Populations"
April 11, 2013
Rena Pasick, Dr.P.H., Professor, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Assistant Director, Community Education and Outreach
"Persistent Cancer Disparities & Health Behavior Theory: Finding our way to the real world"
April 4, 2013
Pratip Bhattacharya, Ph.D.,Associate Professor, Experimental Diagnostic Imaging, MDACC
"Real-time molecular and metabolic imaging of cancer by hyperpolarization"
March 28, 2013
Jason Zell, D.O., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Medicine; Assistant Professor, Epidemiology; Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program,
Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
"Colorectal cancer risk reduction through polyamine inhibition"
March 7, 2013
Melissa A. McDiarmid, M.D., M.P.H., University of Maryland, Professor of Medicine; Director, Occupational/Environmental Medicine Program
"Chromosome 5 & 7 Abnormalities in Oncology Personnel Handling Anti-Cancer Drugs"
February 14, 2013
Michael Scheurer, Ph.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Epidemiologist, Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center and Texas Children's Cancer
Center Director, Population Sciences Biorepository, Baylor College of Medicine
"Gene-Virus-Environment Interactions in Cervical Cancer Etiology"
February 7, 2013
Kenneth Tsai, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Dermatology, MDACC
"Integrated Genomic Analysis of Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma Progression"
January 31, 2013
Mokenge Malafa, M.D., F.A.C.S.; Surgical Oncologist and Department Chair, Gastrointestinal Oncology; Program leader, GI Tumor Program; Moffitt Cancer Center
"Pancreatic Cancer Prevention with Tocotrienol: Bench to Bedside"
Januray 17, 2013
Eva K Lee, Ph.D., Director, Center for Operations Research in Medicine and HealthCare; Co-Director, NSF I/UCRC Center for Health Organization Transformation; Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering Georgia Institute of Technology
"Novel Cancer Detection -- Screening for Multiple Cancer Types"
January 7, 2013
Gayle Slaughter, Ph.D., Director, SMART, SMART PREP, IMSD and REACH IRACDA Programs, Sr. Associate Dean of Graduate Education and Diversity; Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine
"Making the Most of Mentor Relationships"
December 14, 2012
Lorna McNeill, M.P.H., Ph.D., Assoicate Professor, Health Disparities Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Project CHURCH: Understanding and Reducing Disparities Among African Americans"
December 7, 2012
Elmer Huerta, M.D., M.P.H., Director, Cancer Preventorium, Washington Cancer Institute, MedStar, Washington Hospital Center
"Cancer Prevention and Control Outreach with Hispanics"
November 30, 2012
Corey Casper, M.D., M.P.H., Associate Member, Vaccine and Infectious Disease, Public Health Sciences and Clinical Research Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Associate Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Global Health, University of Washington, Medical Director of Infection Control, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
"New Strategies for the Treatment and Prevention of Cancer Identified Through the Conduct of Cancer Research in Sub-Saharan Africa"
November 16, 2012
Adam Leventhal, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Preventive Medicine and Psychology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine
"Refining the Link between Affective Disturbance and Addiction: Implications for the Etiology and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders"
October 26, 2012
Chinthalapally V. Rao, Ph.D., George Lynn Cross Research Professor, Kerley-Cade Endowed Chair in Cancer Research, Medical Oncology,
Department of Medicine, Director, Center for Cancer Prevention and Drug Development. PCS Oklahoma Cancer Center. University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
"Transcriptomic Approaches for Pancreatic Cancer Prevention Drug Development"
October 19, 2012
Vic Strecher,Ph.D., M.P.H., Professor and Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan School of Public Health
"Interactive Health Communications Interventions for Cancer Prevention"
October 5, 2012
Stephen Linder, Ph.D., UT School of Public Health, Institute for Health Policy and McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics, The UT Health Science Center at Houston
"Highlights from the Health of Houston 2010 Survey"
September 25, 2012
Sanjeev Arora, M.D., F.A.C.P., University of New Mexico Health Science Center, University of New Mexico; P
"Project ECHO: Promoting Care in Underserved Areas"
September 21, 2012
Tony George, M.D., F.R.C.P.C., Professor of Psychiatry, Co-director, Division of Brain and Therapeutics, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto"Novel Treatments for Tobacco Dependence: Focus on People with Serious Mental Illnesses"
September 14, 2012
Jennifer Irvin Vidrine, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Health Disparities Research, MDACC
"Ask Advise Connect: A New Approach to Improve Dissemination of Quitline-Delivered Smoking Cessation Treatment in Healthcare Settings"
Alex Prokhorov, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Behavioral Science, MDACC
"Technology-Based Educational Programs"