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March 14, 2016

Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium

The 8th annual Winship Oncology Nursing Symposium "Advancing the Possibilities" took place over the weekend, with close to 300 nurses from across the Southeast in attendance. The symposium updates health care professionals on emerging trends, practical strategies, and tools to improve nursing practices. Pictured: symposium course directors Curlissa Mapp, Joan Giblin, and Kim Slusser.
Be The Match BMT Videos
Winship patients and physicians recently collaborated with Be The Match to create a series of patient-centered educational videos about blood and marrow transplantation. Be The Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, manages the largest and most diverse marrow registry in the world.
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Celebrating Social Workers
The National Association of Social Workers has declared March National Social Work Month. Winship has a team of oncology social workers that helps those coping with cancer. They provide practical assistance, support and individual, family and group counseling at multiple Winship sites.
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Winship Pathologists Attend USCAP
Winship pathologists attended the 105th United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting, which was held March 12-18 in Seattle, Washington. Daniel Brat, MD, PhD delivered a talk on how molecular genetics has changed the diagnosis of brain tumors. Pictured: Brat (center) and colleagues at the USCAP Fellowship Fair.
Winship to Host Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference
Winship has partnered with the North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS) and Emory University School of Medicine for the NANETS Regional Conference on Saturday, March 19 at the Atlanta Buckhead Marriott Hotel.
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Mentor a Summer Scholar

Interested in mentoring the next generation of cancer researchers? Winship is looking for faculty mentors to host a bright high school student who is enrolled in our Summer Scholars Research Program. The six-week program begins June 6. Under the guidance and training of Winship faculty, the students are expected to perform experiments and generate data that will support their research interests. For more information and to sign up by April 5, please contact Shirley Miller at
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Call for Abstracts
Members of the Woodruff Health Sciences Center community are invited to submit an abstract for presentation at the 3rd Annual Advancing Health Care Quality Research at Emory University on May 18. Abstracts are due Wednesday, March 30. Please contact with any questions or for more information. Pictured: 2015 poster session participants.
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Lecture Series Focuses on Faculty Development
The Faculty Development Lecture Series, presented throughout the year by senior faculty from Emory University School of Medicine, covers practical topics aimed at assisting faculty in their career development. The next lecture, "Scholarship for Educators and Clinicians," will be presented by Drs. Dan Hunt and Hal Simon on Tuesday, March 22 from 5:30-6:30pm.
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Mar. 14 - Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar Series
Student Rotation Talks

Mar. 15 - Coulter Program Medical Device Commercialization Course
Emory Campus

Mar. 16 - Coulter Program Medical Device Commercialization Course
Georgia Tech Campus

Mar. 16 - No Grand Rounds

Mar. 16 - HOPA Preconference
R. Donald Harvey, PharmD - "Phase I Clinical Trials: Establishing a Culture and Infrastructure for Conducting Drug Development Studies"

Mar. 17 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
"President's Moonshot and Funding Implications"

Mar. 18 - Discovery and Developmental Therapeutics (DDT) Program Meeting
Baowei Fei, PhD, EngD - "Hyperspectral Imaging for Cancer Detection and Image-Guided Surgery"

Mar. 18 - Elkin Lecture
Zhiyuan Shen, MD, PhD - "Genomic Instability in Tumorigenesis: Confounding Roles of Essential Caretaker Genes"

Mar. 19 - Neuroendocrine Tumor Regional Conference
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