• 9/9/2016
X. Long Zheng, MD, PhD
Robert B. Adams Endowed Professor and Director,
Laboratory Medicine
Interim Director, Informatics, Department of Pathology, UAB
"Diagnosis and Novel Therapeutics for
Acquired TTP"

• 9/16/2016
Rehan Sarmad, MD & Garrett Sherwood, MD
First-Year Fellows
Hematology/Oncology, UAB
“M&M”

• 9/23/2016
Douglas Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Vanderbilt University
"Optimizing Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Melanoma & Beyond"

• 9/30/2016
Lisa Willett, MD
Professor of Medicine and Program Director,
Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Faculty Development: Expectations and Feedback”

• 10/7/2016
Andres Forero, MD
Professor of Medicine and Director, UAB Breast Cancer Program
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Triple Negative Breast Cancer”

• 10/14/2016
Omer Jamy, MD & Glenn Zhao, MD
First-Year Fellows
Hematology/Oncology, UAB
“M&M”

• 10/21/2016
Bernard Camins, MD, MSc
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Infectious Diseases
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
"Reducing Healthcare-Associated
Infections in the Hospital"

• 10/28/2016
Garima Arora, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Disease
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Cardio-Oncology”

• 11/4/2016
Trygve Tollefsbol, PhD
Professor, Department of Biology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Aging, Epigenetics, and Oncogenesis”

• 11/11/2016
Grant Williams, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
The Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Novel Markers of Functional Aging in Oncology”

• 11/18/2016
Amanda Hathaway, MD
Senior Fellow, Hematology/Oncology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Sexual Health in Hem/Onc: A Hard Topic to Discuss”

• 11/25/2016
Thanksgiving – No Conference

• 12/2/2016
ASH Annual Meeting – No Conference

• 12/9/2016
Ankit Madan, MD
Senior Fellow, Hematology/Oncology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Prognostic and Therapeutic Implications of Double Hit Biology”

• 12/16/2016
Hematology/Oncology Fellows Research Presentations

• 12/23/2016
Christmas holiday -- No Conference

• 12/30/2016
New Year’s holiday – No Conference

• 1/6/2017 (canceled due to snow)
Erin Kent, PhD
Epidemiologist & Program Director, Outcomes Research Branch/Healthcare Delivery Research Program
National Cancer Institute
Moving From Patient- to Family-Centric: Progress and Remaining Challenges in Cancer Caregiving

• 1/13/2017
Catherine Alfano, PhD
Vice President, Survivorship
American Cancer Society
“Translating Science into Better Outcomes for Cancer Survivors”

• 1/20/2017
M&M

• 1/27/2017
Erica Stringer-Reasor, MD
Assistant Professor, UAB
“Contemporary Management of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer”

• 2/3/2017
Nikolaos Papadantonakis, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor, UAB
“ALL: Contemporary Treatments”

• 2/10/2017
Carolina Salvador, MD
Assistant Professor, UAB
“Interdisciplinary Integrative Oncology:
What it Means for You and Your Patients"

• 2/17/2017
Ravi Paluri, MD
Assistant Professor, UAB
“Metastatic Colon Cancer: Evolution of Therapies and New Perspectives in Management”

• 2/24/2017
Mini Research Retreat (not Grand Rounds)

• 3/3/2017
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD
Professor and Webb Endowed Chair of Nutrition Sciences
Associate Director, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
“Nutrition and Cancer”

• 3/10/2017
Chris Klug, PhD
Professor of Microbiology, Biochemistry and Genetics
Co-Director, Experimental Therapeutics Program, UAB CCC
"Rapid Identification of Novel Therapeutic Options for Treatment of Relapsed Acute Myeloid Leukemia"

• 3/17/2017
JR Nicholson, MD
Senior Hem/Onc Fellow, UAB
“Cancer-Related Fatigue: Evaluation and Possible Management Options”

• 3/24/2017
NCCN no conference

• 3/31/2017
Spring Break no conference

• 4/7/2017
M&M
Omer Jamy, MD and Glenn Zhao, MD
Hem/Onc Fellows, UAB

• 4/14/2017
Luciano Costa, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, UAB
“Multiple Myeloma:
The Next Ten Years.
Are We Ready For a Cure?”

• 4/21/2017
Vipin Lohiya, MD
Senior Hem/Onc Fellow, UAB
“Emerging Trends in Pancreatic Cancer. Anything New?”

• 4/28/2017
Sherif Shafik Farag, MB BS, PhD, FRACP, FRCPA
Director, Hematologic Malignancies
Director, Bone Marrow and Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
Lawrence H. Einhorn Chair
Division of Hematology and Oncology
Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana
“Targeting DPP-4 to Enhance Outcomes in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation”

• 5/5/2017
Laura Q. Rogers, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM
Professor, Department of Nutrition Sciences
Senior Scientist in the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Center for Exercise Medicine, and the Cancer Control and Population Science Program of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Using Physical Activity to Improve Outcomes in Cancer Survivors”

• 5/12/2017
State of the Fellowship (no Grand Rounds)

• 5/19/2017
Fellows Research Presentation (no Grand Rounds)

• 5/26/2017
Rhodemarie Maron, DO
Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
Department of Neurology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Neurological Complications of Cancer”

• 6/2/2017
ASCO no conference

• 6/9/2017
Julie Wolfson, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatrics
University of Alabama at Birmingham
“Disparities in Adolescents and Young Adults With Cancer”

• 6/16/2017
Joseph Mikhael, MD, MEd, FRCPC, FACP
Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine
Associate Dean, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
Deputy Director - Education, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
Associate Medical Director, Department of Development Mayo Clinic in Arizona
“Multiple Myeloma in 2017: Making Sense of Multiple Choices”