Learn more about the speakers for the Gynecologic Cancer Course happening Saturday, February 5th, 2022, 8:00 am – 4:30 pm. Click on an individual’s name to be directed to their website.

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Leslie Boyd, MD

Associate Professor, Director of Gynecologic Oncology

New York University Grossman School of Medicine, New York, NY

Role: Moderator for the morning session

Dennis S. Chi, MD

Head of Ovarian Cancer Surgery, Deputy Chief

Ronald O. Perelman Chair in Gynecologic Surgery, Surgical Director, MSK-CATCH, Gynecology Service, Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Presentation: Secondary Cytoreduction for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: Who, When and Where

Maia Draper-Reich

Social Media Specialist, Program Management, & Special Events Coordinator, LEWK

Collective Artist, Momentum Dance Collective

Anchorage, AK

Role: Movement Break Facilitator

Martha “Meg” Gaines, JD, LLM

Distinguished Emerita Clinical Professor of Law

Director Emerita, Center for Patient Partnerships

University of Wisconsin Law School, Madison, WI

Role: Moderator for the afternoon session

Melissa Hardesty, MD

Managing Partner, Alaska Women’s Cancer Care

Affiliate Associate Professor, University of Alaska Anchorage, College of Health

Anchorage, AK

Role: Facilitator for the morning session

Presentation: The State of GYN Cancer in Alaska: COVID, Clinical Trials, and New Directions

Christian S. Hinrichs, MD

Co-Director, Cancer Immunology and Metabolism

Center of Excellence

Rutgers Cancer Institute, New Brunswick, N.J.

Presentation: T Cell Receptor Therapy for Cancer

Joanie Mayer Hope, MD

Founding Partner, Alaska Women’s Cancer Care

Director of Gynecologic Oncology, Providence Alaska Cancer Center, Alaska Native Medical Center,

Anchorage, AK

Role: Facilitator for the afternoon session

Becky Kendall

Artistic Director, Momentum Dance Collective

Anchorage, AK

Role: Movement Break Facilitator

Elizabeth T. Loggers, MD, PhD, FAAHPM

Associate Member, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Medical Director, Supportive and Palliative Care

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA

Presentation: Caring for Individuals with Advanced Cancers

Kara Long Roche, MD, MSc

Section of Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Gynecology Service Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Presentation: Inherited Gyn Cancers & Opportunities for Prevention

Kat Moore

The Forest That Never Sleeps

Anchorage, AK

Role: Movement Break Musician

Bonnie Moring

Collective Artist, Momentum Dance Collective

Anchorage, AK

Role: Movement Break Facilitator

Laurel Rice, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

Presentation: Careers Focused on Purpose (with respect for Brownian Motion)

Jess Wedel

Jess Wedel is a writer, mountaineer, artist, and young adult ovarian cancer survivor from

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Presentation: Mountains, Creativity, Cancer

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements of the Washington State Medical Association through the joint providership of Providence Health & Services Alaska and Let Every Woman Know – Alaska. Providence Health & Services Alaska is accredited by the WSMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Providence Health & Services Alaska designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Click to view/download the full detailed schedule.

Click to return to the 2022 Weekend hub webpage.

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