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October 10, 2016
 
 
 

Ramalingam Honored with Goizueta Chair at Winship

Suresh S. Ramalingam, MD, deputy director of Winship, was selected to hold the Roberto C. Goizueta Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research. The endowment was established to support a key leader in Winship's lung cancer program.
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Owonikoko Presents at ESMO Congress
Winship medical oncologist Taofeek Owonikoko, MD, PhD delivered an oral presentation on second-line therapy for small-cell lung cancer at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress held October 7-11 in Copenhagen, Denmark.
 
  
National Physician Assistants Week
Physician assistants (PAs) are a vital part of health care teams at Winship and across the nation. Winship celebrates their important work during National PA Week, October 6-12. Pictured: Winship PAs in the Vaughn-Jordan Healing Garden.
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Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events at Winship

The Glenn Family Breast Center at Winship is hosting several special events in October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, including a live web chat, conference, and Breastival.
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Mentorship Events: Faculty Development Lecture Series
The Faculty Development Lecture Series covers practical topics aimed at assisting faculty in their career development. The next lecture, "Successful Leadership," will be presented by Jonathan S. Lewin, MD, FACR on October 18.
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Junior Faculty Development Course
Emory University School of Medicine is offering a career development course for instructors and assistant professors. The five-month course includes didactic presentations, panels, group and individual exercises, and case-based problem solving. The deadline to apply is November 2.
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A Photo Finish for the Winship 5K

Winship 5K photographers Jack Kearse and Pete Winkel outdid themselves this year. You can see thousands of photos from the October 1st event, and download those you like for free. Pictured: Radiation oncology resident Jason Parks, MD receives his first place medal from leukemia survivor and Paralympic medalist Cassie Mitchell, PhD.
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Fernandez Appointed to PCORI Advisory Panel
Winship cardiothoracic surgeon Felix Fernandez, MD, has been appointed to the Advisory Panel on Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).
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Szabo Speaks to Acworth Business Association
Stephen Szabo, MD, Winship's director of community oncology, spoke at the Acworth Business Association meeting on October 6 about medical advances in the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.
 
 
 

 
 
 

October 10 - No Cancer Biology Graduate Program Seminar
 
 
 

October 11 - Live Web Chat
"Breast Cancer: Risk Factors, Screenings, Symptoms, and Therapy"
 
 
 

October 12 - Grand Rounds
Craig Hofmeister, MD, MPH - "Becoming Proud of Melphalan Again"
 
 
 

October 12 - Department of Radiation Oncology Division of Cancer Biology Research Interest Talk
Erwin Van Meir, PhD - "Targeting N-Cadherin to Overcome Radio-Resistant Cancer Stem-Like Cells in Glioblastoma"
 
 
 

October 12 - CME Event
Christopher Flowers, MD and Loretta Nastoupil, MD - "Building on Targeted Therapy in Indolent Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2016"
 
 
 

October 13 - Cancer Prevention and Control (CPC) Program Meeting
Chyke A. Doubeni, MD, FRCS, MPH - "What's the most effective screening test for colorectal cancer?"
 
 
 

October 14 - Elkin Lecture
Rong Li, PhD - "Independent Function of BCRA1 in Tumor Suppression"
 
 
 

October 15 - Educate. Engage. Empower.
A conference for those impacted by breast cancer
 
 
 

A selection of media stories and news coverage for Winship Cancer Institute.
 
 
 

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