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CPC Grand Rounds - Dissemination and Implementation of Genomic Cancer Risk Assessment in Latin America via Innovative Pairing of Clinical Training and Epidemiologically Informed Genomic Tools

CPC Grand Rounds - Dissemination and Implementation of Genomic Cancer Risk Assessment in Latin America via Innovative Pairing of Clinical Training and Epidemiologically Informed Genomic Tools

 The Division of Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Cancer Prevention & Control Grand Rounds and the Duncan Family Institute presents Dr. Jeffrey N. Weitzel from the City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center on January 12, 2018. 

Date: 1/12/18, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 1/12/18, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Duncan Building, CPB8 Rooms 7 & 8, Floor 8, Elevator Q
Format: Grand Rounds
CME: 1 CME & 1 CHES/MCHES Credit
Speaker: Jeffrey N. Weitzel, MD
Speaker Bio: Jeffrey N. Weitzel, MD is Chief of the Division of Clinical Cancer Genomics and the Cancer Screening & Prevention Program at City of Hope Comprehensive Cancer Center in Duarte, California. Dr. Weitzel is Board Certified in Clinical Genetics and Medical Oncology, and he is a Professor of Oncology and Population Sciences at City of Hope. At the vanguard of precision medicine, Dr. Wetzel’s multidisciplinary clinical, research, and training programs emphasize translational research in genomic cancer risk assessment, chemoprevention, targeted therapy, clinical and psychosocial outcomes, genetic epidemiology and health services research, with a focus on underserved populations in the US and in Latin America. He is member of the American Society of Human Genetics and the NCCN Genetics/Familial Risk Assessment practice guidelines committee. Dr. Weitzel is at the principal invest orator for the City of Hope Clinical Cancer Genetics Community Research Network.
Contact: Jennifer Tijerina - (832) 750-1629 - jmcastillo1@mdanderson.org