"Brain Tumor Awareness Day is a unique opportunity to meet experts, face to face, outside the office setting," says Alan Pesky, Senior Vice President of BTF. "Patients and professionals can share information and advice, hope and support -- and the comfort in knowing that there are teams of physicians and researchers working to make the journey a little easier."
The Program Co-Chairmen are: Rhonda Barad, Board Member, BTF; Susan Pannullo, M.D., Director, Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; and Alan D. Pesky, Senior Vice President, BTF.
Medical Panelists and Speakers to include: Patrick J. Kelly, M.D.,
F.A.C.S., Founder and President, BTF, Joseph Ransohoff Professor and
Chairman of Neurosurgery, NYU Medical Center; Susan C. Pannullo, M.D.,
Co-Chairman, Brain Tumor Awareness Day, Director of Neuro-Oncology,
Department of Neurological Surgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill
Cornell Medical Center; Frederick F. Lang, M.D., F.A.C.S., Professor,
Department of Neurosurgery, Director, Clinical Research, University of
Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center; A Caregiver's Perspective with Steve
Zirnkilton, Voice of NBC's "Law & Order" Franchise; Steven S. Rosenfeld,
M.D., Ph.D., John and Elizabeth Harris Professor of Neurology, Head,
Division of Neuro-Oncology, Department of Neurology, College of Physicians
and Surgeons of Columbia University, and Co-Director, Brain Tumor Center at
the New York Presbyterian Hospital; Mark M. Souweidane, M.D., Associate
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery, Director of Pediatric
Neurosurgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University; Alton L.
Boynton, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer, Northwest
Biotherapeutics; Maura Carley, Founder and President, Healthcare Navig
|SOURCE Brain Tumor Foundation|
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