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Joining FORCEs Conference

Joining FORCEs Against Hereditary Cancer is an international conference designed by and for people and families affected by hereditary cancer or a BRCA mutation.

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Annual Conference

June 18-20, 2015 in Philadelphia, PA at the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott.

 

Course Directors

Sue FriedmanSusan Friedman, DVM
Founder and Executive Director
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Tampa, FL


Susan Domchek MD Susan Domchek, MD
Executive Director
Basser Professor of Oncology
Basser Research Center for BRCA
Abramson Cancer Center
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA


Rebecca Sutphen, MDRebecca Sutphen, MD
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, FL

Confirmed Faculty

Nikki Armstrong
FORCE volunteer

Andrew Ashikari, MD
Ashikari Breast Center
Dobbs Ferry, NY

Alan Ashworth, PhD
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA

Hilton Becker, MD
Breast Reconstruction and Cosmetic Surgery
Boca Raton, FL

Sharon Bober, PhD
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Rachel Brem, MD
George Washington University
Washington, DC

Caitlin Brodnick
FORCE Volunteer
New York, NY

Dana Bushman
Yoga Instructor

David Bushman
FORCE volunteer

Aileen Caceres, MD
Florida Hospital Celebration Health
Celebration, FL

Tamara Combs
FORCE Volunteer

Mary Daly, MD, PhD
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

David Dessert
Wylie, TX

Debra Duquette, CGC
Michigan Department of Community Health
Lansing, MI

C. Neill Epperson, MD
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Robert Ferguson, MD
Intermountain Medical Center
Murray, UT

Lanie Francis, MD
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Brooke Freundlich
FORCE volunteer

Kenneth Freundlich, Ph.D.
FORCE volunteer

Tara Freundlich
FORCE volunteer

Judy Garber MDJudy Garber, MD, MPH
Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA

Allison Gilbert
Author, Parentless Parents
New York, NY

Clarisa Gracia, MD
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Michael Hall, MD
Fox Chase Cancer Center
Philadelphia, PA

Brian Honick
FORCE Volunteer

Karen Hurley, PhD
Clinical Psychologist, Hereditary Cancer Risk
New York, NY

Joanne Jeter, MD
University of Arizona Cancer Center
Tucson, AZ

Suhail Kanchwala, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Beth Karlan, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Scott Karlan, MD
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Noah Kauff, MD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

Andrew Kaunitz MDAndrew Kaunitz, MD
University of Florida College of Medicine
Jacksonville, FL

Jennifer Klemp, PhD, MPH
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, KS

Elise Kohn, MD
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, MD

Allison Kurian, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA

Jennifer Leib, CGC
CRD Associates
Washington, DC

Pia Leone, PT
Philadelphia, PA

Dr. LevineJoshua Levine, MD
The Center for Microsurgical Breast Reconstruction
New York, NY

Jennifer Litton, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Marga Massey, MD
The Dr. Marga Practice Group
Charleston, SC

Kara Maxwell, MD, PhD
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Janelle Morrison
FORCE volunteer

Katherine Nathanson, MD
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Steven Narod, MDSteven Narod MD
Women’s College Research Institute
Toronto, ON

Melanie Nix
Breast Cancer Comfort Site
University Park, MD

Josh Newby
Theresa's Research Foundation
Houston, TX

Olufunmilayo Olopade, MD
The University of Chicago School of Medicine
Chicago, IL

Tuya Pal, MD
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Renee Pieroth, RD
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Philadelphia, PA

Anya Prince, Esq.
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Timothy Rebbeck, PhD
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Lisa Rezende, PhD
FORCE: Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Tucson, AZ

Joanna Rudnick
Documentary Filmmaker, In the Family

Anil Rustgi, MD
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Ali Sadeghi, MD
Aesthetic and Reconstructive Breast Center
New Orleans, LA

C. Andrew Salzberg, MD
New York Group for Plastic Surgery
Tarrytown, NY

Lisa Schlager
FORCE:  Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Washington, DC

Diljeet Singh, MD, DrPh
Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group
Washington, DC

Scott Spear, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Chevy Chase, MD

Ann Steiner, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Radnor, PA

Kathy SteligoKathy Steligo
Author The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook
and Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer
San Carlos, CA

Jill Stopfer, CGC
Basser Research Center for BRCA
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Scott Sullivan, MD
Center for Restorative Breast Surgery
New Orleans, LA

KJ Surkan
Program in Women's and Gender Studies at MIT
Philadelphia, PA

Melinda Telli, MD
Stanford University Cancer Center
Stanford, CA

Susan Vadaparampil, PhD, MPH
Moffitt Cancer Center
Tampa, FL

Katrina Wells
FORCE Volunteer

Amy Wu
Journalist
College Park, MD

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