Eleventh Annual Advances in Mutlidisciplinary Cancer Care 2012 Agenda

Join the UW Carbone Cancer Center Friday, October 19, 2012, for the Eleventh Annual Symposium: Advances in Multidisciplinary Cancer Care: Putting the Puzzle Pieces Together - Aging America and Cancer.


This conference is designed for individuals who are involved in cancer treatment and education of cancer patients and their families: oncology physicians, primary care physicians, oncology nurses, nurse practitioners, clinical research associates, health educators, social workers, psychologists, chaplains and other interested health care professionals involved in cancer care. Patients, caregivers and community members are also encouraged to attend.


Conference Agenda


Time Topic Speaker
7:15am Registration  
8am Welcome and Introductions Noelle LoConte, MD
UW Carbone Cancer Center
8:10am Hearing is Part of the Cure:
Letting the Cancer Patient Tell Their Story
Ben Merens
Milwaukee Public Radio
9am Embedding Geriatrics and Palliative Care Within Oncology: The SOCARE Experience at the University of Chicago James Wallace, MD
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago; Co-Director SOCARE Clinic
9:50 Break  
10:15am Personalized Cancer Care, Oncogeriatric Edition: How Do We Do It? Martine Extermann, MD
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Florida
11am Attend one of the Following Workshops:  
  The Hardy Fragile: Working with Rural Older Adults (Panel Discussion)

Byron Crouse, MD
Associate Dean for Rural and Community Health, UW School of Medicine and Public Health


Ticiana Leal, MD
UW Carbone Cancer Center

Arlene Gayle, MD
Marshfield Clinic

Christopher Peterson, MD
Aspirus Regional Cancer Center


  Share the Care Stations: How to Create a Caregiver "Family"

Claire Culbertson, MPH
NFCSP Special Projects Coordinator, Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources

  Put Life Back in Your Life: Evidence-Based Programs for Living Well with Chronic Conditions  Betsy Abramson, JD
Deputy Director, Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging
  Silver Tidal Wave: How Do Geriatrics and Palliative Care Flow Susi Petta, RN, BSN
Nursing Coordinator
Palliative Care, Meriter
12:15pm Lunch   
1pm Attend one of the Following Workshops:  
  Tackling the Geriatric "Giants" With Evidence-Based Practice Suzanne Purvis, MSN, RN, GCNS-BC
UW Hospital and Clinics
  Honoring our Elders: Providing Culturally Sensitive Cancer Care (Panel Discussion) Moderator
Tracy Schroepfer. PhD, MSW, MA
UW-Madison School of Social Work

Maria Barker
Multicultural Programs Manager, Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin

Faye Dodge RN
Director of Community Health Services, Menominee Indian Tribe

JoAnn Lomax, RN
Nurse Liaison, Froedtert
Memorial Lutheran Hospital

Mai Neng Xiong, MS
Manager of Ministry Interpreter Services, Ministry Health Care

  Aging Well: An Update on Macro and Micro Nutrient Needs of Older Adults Megan Waltz, MS, RD, CSO, CD, CNSC
Nutritionist, UW Hospital and Clinics
  Transition That Care! Amanda Deniger, RN, APNP, ANP-BC, GNP-BC
Geriatrics Transitional Care, UW Hospital and Clinics

Kathy Scott, RN, BSN
Geriatrics Transitional Care, UW Hospital and Clinics

Laury Jensen, RN, BSN
VA Coordinated Transitional Care (C-TraC), Department of Veterans Affairs, Madison, WI

 2pm The 80/20 Rule: Improving Health, Not Just Healthcare Karen Timberlake, JD
Director, Population Health Institute, UW School of Medicine and Public Health
 3pm Synthesis of Day, Wrap Up and Evaluation Completion
Noelle LoConte, MD
UW Carbone Cancer Center