Grand Rounds FY12 Archives

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June 12, 2012

Tim Rebbeck, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology; Director, Center for Genetics & Complex Traits; Associate Director, Population Science,Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
"Understanding Health Disparities By Using Global Collaborations"


May 18, 2012

Howard Merkel, M.D., Ph.D., George E. Wantz Distinguished Professor of the History of Medicine; Director, Center for History of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School
"An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine"

May 11, 2012

Pamela Madden, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 
"How Genetic Findings Lead to Refinement of the Nicotine Dependence Phenotype"


Apr. 27, 2012

Michael Neale, Ph.D., Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Human Genetics, Virginia Commonwealth University 
"Statistical Modeling of Genetic Factors in Substance Use and Dependence: The Utility of Data from Relatives"

Apr. 20, 2012

Virginia Moyer M.D., M.P.H
.; Chair, United States Prevention Services Task Force; Professor, Pediatrics & Head, Academic General Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine; Chief Quality Officer for Medicine, Texas Children's Hospital 
"The US Preventive Services Task Force recommendations on cancer screening: who are those people and what were they thinking?"


Mar. 9, 2012

Michael Potter, M.D.,
Professor, Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 
"FLU-FOBT and FLU-FIT Programs: Addressing Colorectal Cancer Screening Disparities in Diverse Clinical Settings"

Mar. 2, 2012

Linda Burhansstipanov, M.S.P.H., Dr. P.H.
, (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma), Native American Cancer Initiatives, Inc. (NACI) 
"American Indians’ Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Control:  Challenges and Opportunities"


Feb. 10, 2012

Sherine Gabriel, M.D., M.Sc., Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, William J. & Charles H. Mayo Professor, Mayo Clinic, Chair, PCORI Methodology CMT 
"The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute and its Methodology Committee: Insights from an Insider"


Jan. 20, 2012

William Sage, M.D., J.D., Vice Provost for Health Affairs James R. Dougherty Chair for Faculty Excellence, School of Law, The University of Texas as Austin 
"Whither the 800-pound Gorilla? The State of Play for Delivery System Reform"

Jan. 13, 2012

Robert Bresalier, M.D., Professor, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, MDACC 
"Screening for Colorectal Cancer: An International Perspective"


Dec. 16, 2011

Allen Lichter, M.D., Chief Executive Officer, American Society of Clinical Oncology 
"Why Aren't We Preventing More Cancers?  A View From ASCO"


Nov. 18, 2011

Roberta Ness, M.D., M.P.H., Dean, M. David Low Chair in Public Health, Vice President for Innovation, University of Texas Health Science Center, School of Public Health 
"30 Years into the War on Cancer: How to Innovate Our Way Out of this Box"

Nov. 11, 2011

Donghui Li, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor, Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology, MDACC 
"Etiology and Susceptibility Factors for Pancreatic Cancer"

Nov. 4, 2011

Nancy Perrier, M.D., FACS, Professor, Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Hereditary Endocrine Neoplasia: Syndromes and Sequelae"


Oct. 28, 2011

Brad Hesse, Ph.D., Chief of the National Cancer Institute's Health Communication and Informatics Research Branch
"Harnessing the Power of an Intelligent Health Environment in Cancer Control"

Oct. 14, 2011

Manal Hassan, Ph.D., Associate Professor, GI Medical Oncology - Research, MD Anderson Cancer Center
"Fatty Liver and the Threat of Hepatoma in the USA"

Oct. 7, 2011

John Sprandio, M.D., Chief of Medical Oncology and Hematology Delaware County Memorial Hospital 
“Bending the Cost Curve – While Providing Superior Cancer Care”


Sept. 16, 2011