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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 Brooke Bernhardt, PharmD Chemotherapy in Pediatric Oncology
Tue 6/11 Frederick Boop, MD Pediatric Brain and Spine (CNS) Tumor Surgery
Wed 6/12 St. Jude Graduate School Deans The St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
Thu 6/13

Brent Orr, MD, PhD

The Role of the Surgical Pathologist in Pediatric Cancer Diagnosis 
Fri 6/14 Andrew Davidoff, MD Surgical Oncology
Mon 6/17 James R. Downing, MD Student Town Hall
Tue 6/18 Gerard Zambetti, PhD The p53 Tumor Suppressor Signaling Pathway and Cancer
Wed 6/19 St. Jude Holiday  
Thu 6/20 Zachary R. Abramson, MD, DMD
Diagnostic Imaging in Pediatric Oncology
Fri 6/21 St. Jude Panelists St. Jude Career Paths
Mon 6/24 St. Jude Panelists St. Jude Career Paths
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    
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 Alexis Leonard, MD Sickle Cell Disease
Wed 7/10 Deena R. Levine, MD  Integrating Palliative Care into Pediatric Oncology Practice
Thu 7/11 Suzanne Baker, PhD Pathogenesis and Therapeutic Vulnerabilities in Infant High-Grade Glioma
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 (COVID-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 Kim Nichols, MD Cancer Predisposition
Fri 7/19 POE project reports Byerley
Mon 7/22 POE project reports  
Tue 7/23 POE project reports Davidson; Dorsey
Wed 7/24 POE project reports Fu; Monesmith
Thu 7/25 POE project reports Beck; Colmenares; Creed
Fri 7/26 POE project reports Holland; Patwardhan; Wang
Mon 7/29 POE project reports Khan; Kulkarni; Pridgen; Srinivasan, Rajarajan; Tisdale
Tue 7/30 POE project reports Al-Jasim; Bhatia; Bruno; Derewonko; Torres-Hernandez
Wed 7/31 POE project reports Bruce; Glover; Goyke; Schaefer; Srinivasan, Anand
Thu 8/1 POE project reports Chong; Colon Morera; Hutcheson; Dang, Elizabeth; Wolstenholme
Fri 8/2 POE project reports Areizaga Ayala; Dang, Connor; Perez-Cordero; Sweten
Mon 8/5 POE project reports Li; Nemecek; Salerno; Schweitzer
Tue 8/6 POE project reports Elias; Kordziel; Ragunathan; Womble
Wed 8/7 POE project reports Caldwell; Miller; Ram; Steffl
Thu 8/8 POE project reports Alluri; Kuehn; Nataraja; Shao; Solano
Fri 8/9 POE project reports Adanri; Amaefuna; Niu; Ortiz; Stevens