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

Presenting on: 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

Christian S. Hinrichs, MD

Co-Director, Cancer Immunology and Metabolism

Center of Excellence

Rutgers Cancer Institute, New Brunswick, N.J.

Presenting on: Engineered T Cell Therapy for Epithelial Cancers

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

Presenting on: Treating Incurable Cancers

Kara Long Roche, MD, MSc

Section of Ovarian Cancer Surgery

Gynecology Service Department of Surgery

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

Presenting on: Genetic 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

Presenting on: 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.

Presenting on: Mountains, Creativity, Cancer

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Click to return to the 2022 Weekend hub webpage.

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