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2012 Clifton F. Mountain Distinguished Lecturer for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department

2012 Clifton F. Mountain Distinguished Lecturer for Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Department

Please join us for Dr. David J. Sugarbaker's lecture on "Establhing a Multi-institutional Academic Surgical Program: The Mesothelioma Paradigm".

David J. Sugarbaker is the Richard E. Wilson Professor of Surgical Oncology at Harvard Medical School, the Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Philip E. Lowe Senior at Dana Farber Cancer Institute. Dr. Sugarbaker attended Wheaton College in Wheaton Illinois and then went on to attend Cornell University Medical College in New York. He completed his residency at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston and his cardiothoracic training at the Toronto General Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, Canada. Following his training in Toronto in 1988, Dr. Sugarbaker return to the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston appointed as Chief of the newly formed Division of Thoracic Surgery.  Dr. Sugarbaker pioneered the technique of extrapleural pneumonectomy and it’s application to patients with mesothelioma. He has developed innovative multimodality therapies and directed translation research programs in this disease that are known worldwide. He is Founder and Director of the International Pleural Mesothelioma Program at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

 

 

 

 

 

Date: 10/16/12, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Time: 10/16/12, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, (FCT3.5001)
Format: Lecture
Speaker: David Sugarbaker
Speaker Bio: The Division of Thoracic Surgery has grown to one of the largest in the nation performing over 3700 cases/year with 14 staff surgeons and 3 research associates. Dr. Sugarbaker pioneered the technique of extrapleural pneumonectomy and it’s application to patients with mesothelioma. He has developed innovative multimodality therapies and directed translation research programs in this disease that are known worldwide. He is Founder and Director of the International Pleural Mesothelioma Program at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School. During Dr. Sugarbaker’s tenure at the Harvard Medical School, he has had the opportunity of mentoring many residents both in the General Surgery Program and the Cardiothoracic Program. Dr. Sugarbaker is well known both on a national and international level. He travels extensively being invited to lecture at various hospitals, society and association meetings here in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Australia. Dr. Sugarbaker has published extensively in all the top journals and textbooks.
Contact: Dara Keener - (713) 792-7664 - dskeener@mdanderson.org
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  11x17MountainInsert_Sugarbaker1cc.pdf (PDF, 95 KB)