DCPPS - Grand Rounds FY13 Archives


June 27, 2013

Ian M. Thompson Jr. M.D., Director, Cancer Therapy & Research Center and Professor, Department of Urology, Glena and Gary Woods Distinguished Chair in GU Oncology 
"Early Detection and Prevention of Prostate Cancer. Smarter, Targeted Approaches of 2013" 


May 30, 2013

Gary Bennett, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology, Global Health and Medicine, Duke University
"eHealth science: CTRL-ALT-DEL"

May 16, 2013

Robert Bullard, Ph.D., Dean, Barbara Jordan-Mickey Leland School of Public Affairs, Texas Southern University 
"Environmental Health and Racial Equity in the United States: Building Environmentally Just, Sustainable and Livable Communities"

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"

January 25, 2013

Brian Reid, M.D., Ph.D.; Full Member, Divisions of Human Biology and Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Professor of Medicine, Adjunct Professor of Genome Sciences, University of Washington; PI, Seattle Barrett's Esophagus Center
"Cancer Prevention and Early Detection: Time for a New Synthesis"

January 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., Associate 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; Project ECHO 
"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"