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POE Lunch & Learn Series 2024

The POE Lunch & Learn series is required for all POE students. All St. Jude personnel are most welcome to attend. Attendees are to bring their own lunch. The location will vary, but will be announced in St. Jude Today.

Date Speaker  Topic
Tue 5/28 Victor Santana, MD  St. Jude: Past, Present, and Future 
Wed 5/29 Raul Ribeiro, MD Pediatric Leukemia
Thu 5/30 Gabriela Gheorghe, MD The Laboratory Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemias
Fri 5/31 Motomi Mori, PhD, MBA  Biostatistics
Mon 6/3 Gerard Zambetti, PhD Responsible Conduct of Research
Tue 6/4
Gabriela Maron Alfaro, MD Ethical Issues in Pediatric Research 
Wed 6/5 Alberto Pappo, MD Pediatric Body Tumors
Thu 6/6 Todd Tillmanns, MD, FACOG, West Cancer Center & Research Institute  Adult Oncology
Fri 6/7 Matthew J. Ehrhardt, MD, MS Pediatric Lymphomas
Mon 6/10 Andrew Davidoff, MD Surgical Oncology
Tue 6/11 Frederick Boop, MD Pediatric Brain and Spine (CNS) Tumor Surgery
Wed 6/12 St. Jude Panelists St. Jude Career Paths
Thu 6/13

Brent Orr, MD, PhD

The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis 
Fri 6/14 Gerard Zambetti, PhD The p53 Tumor Suppressor Signaling Pathway and Cancer
Mon 6/17 Zachary R. Abramson, MD, DMD Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Oncology
Tue 6/18 Joseph Sciasci, PharmD Chemotherapy in Pediatric Oncology
Wed 6/19 St. Jude Holiday  
Thu 6/20 St. Jude Graduate School Deans The St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Fri 6/21 St. Jude Panelists St. Jude Career Paths
Mon 6/24 Victoria Willard, PhD and Lisa Jacola, PhD   Psychology in Pediatric Oncology
Tue 6/25 Michael Frett, MD Anesthesia and Pain Management in Pediatric Oncology
Wed 6/26 Christopher Tinkle, MD, PhD Radiation Therapy in Pediatric Oncology
Thu 6/27 Jinghui Zhang, PhD Computational Biology in Cancer Research
Fri 6/28 Charles Mullighan, MBBS(Hons), MSc, MD The Genetics of Leukemia
Mon 7/1 Paulina Velasquez, MD and Swati Naik, MBBS Bone Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
Tue 7/2 Paul Thomas, PhD Immunotherapy in the treatment of pediatric cancer 
Wed 7/3 Suzanne Baker, PhD Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Infant High-Grade Glioma
Thu 7/4 St. Jude Holiday  
Fri 7/5 No Lunch & Learn  
Mon 7/8 Hana Hakim, MD Infectious Diseases and Pediatric Oncology
Tue 7/9 Clifford Takemoto, MD Sickle Cell Disease
Wed 7/10 Deena R. Levine, MD  Integrating Palliative Care into Pediatric Oncology Practice
Thu 7/11 Kim Nichols, MD Cancer Predisposition
Fri 7/12 Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD  Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Worldwide: the St. Jude Contribution
Mon 7/15 Diego Hijano, MD, MSc  The SARS-CoV-2 (COVOD-19) Pandemic
Tue 7/16 Stephanie Dixon, MD Late Effects in Childhood Cancer Survivors: The Cost of Cure
Wed 7/17 Aditya H. Gaur, MD  HIV
Thu 7/18 POE project reports  
Fri 7/19 POE project reports  
Mon 7/22 POE project reports  
Tue 7/23 POE project reports  
Wed 7/24 POE project reports  
Thu 7/25 POE project reports  
Fri 7/26 POE project reports  
Mon 7/29 POE project reports  
Tue 7/30 POE project reports  
Wed 7/31 POE project reports  
Thu 8/1 POE project reports  
Fri 8/2 POE project reports  
Wed 8/7 POE project reports  
Thu 8/8 POE project reports