2013-2014 Hematology & Oncology Grand Rounds


Date Presenter Topic Location
9/13/13  Diego de Idiaquez, MD
 Assistant Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
"Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia"  WP Board Room
 9/20/13  Kevin Harris, MD, PhD
 Associate Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "The New Oral Anticoagulants"  WP Board Room
 9/27/13  No conference  (Education Summit)  
 10/4/13  No conference    
 10/11/13  Andres Forero, MD
 Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Andibody Drug Conjugates in Hodgkin's Lymphoma"  WP Board Room
 10/18/13 James Posey, MD
 Associate Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Management of Early Stage Colon Cancer"  WP Board Room
 10/25/13 No conference  Alabama Cancer Congress  WP Board Room
 11/1/13 Abdullah Kutlar, MD
Professor of Medicine
Section of Hematology/Oncology,
Medical College of Georgia
Georgia Regents University
 "Sickle Cell Disease: Lessons Learned in the Last Four Decades"  WP Board Room
 11/8/13  Rita Paschal, MD
 Assistant Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Purpura: Beyond Standard Plasma Exchange"  WP Board Room
 11/15/13  David Mooney, MD
 Third-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "EGFR-Mutated Lung Cancer: Therapeutic Options and Mechanisms of Resistance"  WP Board Room
 11/22/13  No conference    
 11/29/13  No conference  Thanksgiving  
 12/6/13  No conference  ASH  
 12/13/13 Gabrielle Rocque, MD
Assistant Professor
UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, & Palliative Care
 "Effectiveness: Where Research and Community Medicine Intersect"  WP Board Room
 12/20/13  Ravi Paluri, MD
 Second-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Physical Activity and Cancer Survival"  WP Board Room
 12/27/13  No conference  Christmas  
 1/03/14  No conference  New Year's  
 1/10/14  Richard McQuellon, PhD
 Professor, Department of Medicine
 Hematology/Oncology
 Director, Psychosocial Oncology and  Cancer Patient Support Programs
 Wake Forest University/Baptist Medical Center
 "Enhancing Patient Care Through Effective Communication"  WP Board Room
 1/17/14  John Carpenter, MD
 
Professor
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "2013 San Antonio Breast
Cancer Symposium Recap”
 WP Board Room
 1/24/14  Xu Feng, PhD
 Professor, Molecular and Cellular Pathology
 University of Alabama at Birmingham
 “In Search of Better Therapeutics
for Cancer Bone Metastasis”
 WP Board Room
 1/31/14 canceled  TBA  WP Board Room
 2/07/14   Awais Khan, MD
 Third-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Nanoparticles: Clinical Applications in Oncology"  WP Board Room
 2/14/14  
 Stefan Grant, MD, JD
 Associate Professor
 UAB Hematlogy/Oncology
 M&M  WP Board Room
 2/21/14  
 Chris Wang, MD
 Second-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
"Oncotype DX in Colon Cancer:
Use of a Multigene Assay to help with treatment decisions"
 WP Board Room
 2/28/14  Chukwuma Ndibe, MD
 First-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
“Kinase Inhibitors in Advanced Thyroid Cancer”  WP Board Room
 3/07/14  Carolina Salvador, MD
 Assistant Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Integrative Oncology: An Overview"  WP Board Room
 3/14/14  Larry Kessler, ScD
 Professor and Chair
 Department of Health Services
 Shcool of Public Health
 University of Washington 
 "Clinical Trials: FDA-Style"  WP Room E
 3/21/14  Ben Jones, MD
 First-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Cancer in the Pregnant Patient: Current Treatment Paradigms"  WP Board Room
 3/28/14  No conference  Spring Break 3/24-3/28  
 4/04/14  Will Donnellan, MD
 Third-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "New Treatment Paradign in CLL"  WP Board Room
 4/11/14  Amitkumar Mehta, MD
 Third-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Checkpoint Inhibitors: New Paradigm in Cancer Treatment"  WP Board Room
 4/18/14  Ashley Fry, MD
 First-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 "Cancer Survivorship Care Planning: It Ain't Over When It's Over"  WP Board Room
 4/25/14  no conference  TBA  WP Board Room
 5/02/14  Ryan Kalinsky, MD
 Second-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 TBA  WP Board Room
 5/09/14  Devika Das, MD
 Second-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 TBA  WP Board Room
 5/16/14 Zihai Li, MD, PhD
Professor, Department of Immunobiology and Cancer Immunology
Chairman, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC
 TBA  WP Board Room
 5/23/14  Muhammad Omer Jamil, MD
 First-Year Fellow
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 TBA  WP Board Room
 5/30/14  No conference  ASCO  
 6/13/14  Kelly Godby, MD
 Assistant Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 TBA  
6/20/14 Uma Borate, MD
 Assistant Professor of Medicine
 UAB Hematology/Oncology
 TBA  
































































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2012-2013 Hem/Onc Grand Rounds

DATE PRESENTER TOPIC Location
9/21/2012 Takefumi Komiya, MD, PhD
Clinical Fellow, Medical Oncology,
National Cancer Institute/NIH, Bethesda, MD
 
Targeting "Achilles' Heel" in Thoracic Oncology
WP Board Room
9/28/2012 no conference   WP Board Room
10/5/2012 William Berry, MD
Prostate Cancer Medical Oncology
Associate Chair GU Cancer Research
US Oncology
Cancer Centers of North Carolina
 
*This is not a CME activity. WP Board Room
10/12/2012 Carrie Marquette, MD
Third-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Can My Lunch
Prevent Cancer?
WP Board Room
10/19/2012 Daniel Allendorf, MD
Third-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Heat Shock Proteins
and Cancer
WP Board Room
10/26/2012 John T. Carpenter, MD
Professor
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Rethinking Breast
Cancer Treatment
WP Board Room
11/2/2012 Guru Sonpavde, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of the UAB Genitourinary Malignancy Program 
 
Current Therapy for
Advanced Renal Cell
Carcinoma
WP Board Room
11/9/2012 Ayman Saad, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
UAB Bone Marrow Transplant
 
BMT: History, Present, and Future WP Board Room
11/16/2012 Will Donnellan, MD
Second-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Novel Vaccines and Cellular Immunotherapies WP Board Room
11/23/2012 No conference

   
11/30/2012 Amy Stubbs, MD
Senior Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
 Cancer and Fertility WP Board Room
12/7/2012 No conference
   
12/14/2012 No conference    
12/21/2012 No conference    
12/28/2012 No conference    
1/4/2013 Theodore S Lawrence, MD, PhD
Isadore Lampe Professor and Chair
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Michigan 
 
 Combining Targeted Therapies with Chemoradiation WP Board Room
1/11/2013 Amit Mehta, MD
Second-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Liquid Biopsy for Solid Tumor: Is it Ready for Prime Time? WP Board Room
1/18/2013 Robert Conry, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
New Developments in
Melanoma Systemic Therapy
WP Board Room
1/25/2013 Souheil Saddekni, MD
Professor of Radiology and Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Percutaneous Interventional Locoregional Therapy of Liver Tumors With Review of UAB's Latest Experience With Over 500 Cases.

WP Board Room
2/1/2013 Ola Landgren, MD, PhD
Senior Investigator
Chief, Multiple Myeloma Section National Cancer Institute
National Institutes of Health 
 
 

Multiple Myeloma in 2013:
From Symptoms to Biomarkers

WP Board Room
2/8/2013 Devika Das, MD
First-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
HIV and Malignancies WP Board Room
2/15/2013 Ryan Kalinsky, MD
First-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
 Chemo Brain: Is the Fog Lifting? WP Board Room
2/22/2013 no conference 
   
3/1/2013 Keith D. Robertson, PhD  
Associate Professor of Medicine

Distinguished Cancer Scholar, Cancer Center and Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Georgia Health Sciences University/Medical College of Georgia

Defining Chromatin Determinants of DNA Methylation in Normal and Disease States WP Board Room
3/8/2013 no conference 

   
3/15/2013 Chris Vaklavas, MD
Third-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
 Taking a Deeper Look Into Translation WP Board Room
3/22/2013 no conference    
3/29/2013 no conference    
4/5/2013 Harry Erba, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, UAB Hematologic Malignancy Program
 
Recent Advances in the Treatment of Acute Myeloid Leukemia: Something Old, Something New WP Board Room
4/12/2013 Awais Khan, MD
Second-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Cancer: Does Age Really Matter? WP Board Room
4/19/2013 Randall Davis, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
TBA WP Board Room
4/26/2013 Chris Wang, MD
First-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Strategies to Improve Lymph Node Examination in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer WP Board Room
5/3/2013 Shin Mineishi, MD
Professor of Medicine 
Director, UAB Bone Marrow Transplant and Cell Therapy Program
 BMT Program Update  WP Board Room
5/10/2013 David Mooney, MD
Second-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
TBA WP Board Room
5/17/2013 Diego de Idiaquez
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UAB Hematology/Oncology
TBA WP Board Room
5/24/2013 Ravi Paluri, MD
First-Year Fellow
UAB Hematology/Oncology
 
Bone Marrow Transplant in Sickle Cell Disease WP Board
Room
5/31/2013 no conference - ASCO     
6/7/2013 Racquel Innis-Shelton, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UAB Bone Marrow Transplant
and Cell Therapy Program
 
Autologous Stem Cell Transplant in Multiple Myeloma -- Past, Present, and Future WP Board
Room
6/14/2013 Henry  S. Friedman, MD
Deputy Director, The Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center
Duke University Medical Center
 TBA WP Board Room
6/21/2013 Tina Wood, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
 TBA WP Board Room
6/28/2013 State of the Fellowship Conference
Lisle Nabell, MD
Director, UAB Hem/Onc Fellowship Program
 State of the Fellowship 2013 WP Board Room