OHSU | Portland, OR - May 18, 2019

Co-hosted by OHSU Department of Dermatology

Date: May 18, 2019
Time:  12:00pm – 2:45pm (PST)
Location: 
2S060
Robertson Life Sciences Building
2070 SW Moody Avenue
Portland, OR 97201

AIM’s symposiums bring together leading medical and wellness professionals with people affected by melanoma to learn, connect, and share. Whether you are recently diagnosed, are in treatment, or have completed treatment,this is the place for you!

Remember you can join us via live streaming from the comfort of your home. Live streaming allows you to watch and listen to the symposiums in real time, giving you access to the information presented at each cancer center.

The Melanoma Survivors to Thrivers Symposium is presented as part of the PDX Skincare Festival, a free community event uniting health care and skincare to spread melanoma awareness and education and to raise money for melanoma research. Be sure to check out all of the activities before and after the symposium, including:

Presenters and Topics

TimeAgenda

11:00am

Registration and Boxed Lunch

12:00pm

Welcome
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
OHSU
Valerie Guild
Founder & President
AIM at Melanoma Foundation

12:05pm

War on Melanoma™
A combined effort of leading dermatologists in the U.S. to end melanoma
Moderator:
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
OHSU

Hear about each institution’s role in the War on Melanoma™
Featuring:

• Susan Swetter, M.D., Stanford University
• Clara Curiel, M.D., University of Arizona
• Emily Smith, M.D., University of Missouri
• Debjani Sahni, M.D., Boston University School of Medicine
• Lynn Cornelius, M.D, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis

12:45pm

Polka Dot Mama Foundation
Tracey Callaghan
Chief Executive and Founder

12:50pm

War on Melanoma™ - Oregon
Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D.
OHSU

1:00pm

From Tragedy to Triumph
Valerie Guild
Founder & President
AIM at Melanoma Foundation

1:15pm

Keynote Presentation
The sentinel node in melanoma: Does it even matter anymore?
Vernon K. Sondak, M.D.
Chair and Program Leader, Cutaneous Oncology
Moffitt Cancer Center, FL

1:45pm

Melanoma Survivor’s Perspective
Shon Ramey

2:00pm

Navigating treatment decision-making: An open forum with a multidisciplinary panel
Moderator:
Valerie Guild
Founder & President
AIM at Melanoma Foundation

Sancy Leachman, M.D., Ph.D., Dermatology, OHSU
Dale Han, M.D. Surgical Oncology, OHSU
Elizabeth Berry, M.D., Dermatology, OHSU
Vernon K. Sondak, M.D., Surgical Oncology, Moffitt Cancer Center
Justin Leitenberger, M.D., Surgical Dermatology, OHSU
Shon Ramey, Melanoma Survivor

2:45pm

Adjourn

Other Information

If you have any questions, please email sguild@AIMatMelanoma.org.

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