Global Health Catalyst Summit

@ UPenn

With funding support from the USA National Institutes of Health

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Schedule for GHC Summit @ at University of Pennsylvania on November 11, 2021

Subject to Change

 

8:00: am Welcome

GHC Summit at  UPenn Opens

  • Dr. Stephen Avery  (PI and Director Global Health Catalyst summit @ UPENN)

  • Chair, UPenn Department of Radiation Oncology, James Metz M.D.

  • Director of UPenn Center for Global Health, Glen Gaulton Ph.D.

8:30 am: Session 1: Global Health in Radiation Oncology (Global Health Catalysts)

  • Moderator (Prof Saiful Huq)

  • 8:30 am The Global Oncology University (Prof Twalib Ngoma: Vice Chancellor GO-U)

  • 8:55 Radiation Knowledge – Saiful Huq

  • 9:20 Developing Lancet Oncology commission by Wil Ngwa

  • 9:45 am HEART consortium – Stephen Avery

  • 10:10 am Global Access to Cancer Care Foundation – Kenneth Merrell (Mayo Clinic)

11:00 am: Session 2: Global Health in Radiation Oncology (Virtual Education)

​(Moderator: William Levin (UPenn))

  • 11:00 am VR Healthcare @ HP – Daniel Colling (Global Lead)

  • 11:15 am Virtual education tools for Radiotherapy - Taoran Li

  • 11:30 am Virtual education tools for Brachytherapy - Neil Taunk

  • 12:00 am Collaboration Panel Discussion

1:30 PM  Session 3: Global Health in Radiation Oncology (Emerging Technologies)

​(Moderator:  Kevin Teo (UPenn))

  • 1:30 pm Radiotherapy Assistant: Auto Segmentation: Laurence Court

  • 1:45 pm Machine Learning/AI: Susan Sotardi

  • 2:00 pm RapidPlan -  Jaclyn Marcel

  • 2:15 pm Halcyon – Chris Kennedy

2:30 pm Collaboration Panel Discussion

3:30 pm    Session 4: Global Health in Radiation Oncology (Clinical)

(Moderator: Ernest Okonkwo)

  • 3:30 pm:  Hilfe für Ghana – Ghanahilfe e.V.) Building hospitals by Detmer Hasselmann,

  • 3:45 PM:  Solar Powered Radiotherapy by Dipl Engineer Holger Wirtz, CTO radiation-oncology, head of medical physics; Radiooncology-Center Lake of Constance, Singen, Germany)

  • 4:00 PM: Association of Radiation and Clinical Oncologist of Nigeria – Dr Amaka Lasebekan, Director of Oncology at University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital Enugu;

  • 4:15 pm:  Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Research to increase access to cancer care:  Dr Joseph Adedayo; Founder, The Dorcas Cancer Foundation; Research Program Director, NSIA-LUTH Cancer Center, Lagos University Teaching Hospital

  • 4:30 PM:   Cancer Care in Jordan – Lubna Hammoudeh (Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School)

  • 4:45 PM Collaboration Q and A

Global Health Catalyst Summit May 27-29 2022
May 27, 2022, 8:00 AM – May 29, 2022, 5:00 PM
Hybrid
 

Some 2021 GHC Summit UPENN Speakers

 Regularly updated

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Dr Stephen Avery

Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology.

Dr James Metz M.D

Chair, UPenn Department of Radiation Oncology

Tonya Steiner

Executive Director, Global Access to Cancer Care Foundation

Dr Saiful Huq

Professor and Chair of AAPM Board of Directors

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Dr Laurence Court

Associate Professor. The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dr Twalib Ngoma

Professor and Vice Chancellor of Glbal Oncology University

Dr Taoran Li

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr Neil Taunk

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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Dr William P. Levin

Associate Professor of Clinical Radiation Oncology

Dr Susan Sotardi

Program director for RADAID International's Ethiopia program

Dr Charlotte Moser

Chief Scientific Officer, NanoCan Therapeutics Corporation

Dr Ahmed Elzawawy

Professor and Chair of the GHC win-win initiative

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Dr Amaka Lasebikan

President of the Association of Radiation and Clinical Oncologists in Nigeria; Director of Oncology at the University of Nigeria Teaching hospital (UNTH).

Dr Kennth Merrell

Assistant Professor, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, USA

Dr Adedayo Joseph

Founder, The Dorcas Cancer Foundation; Research Program Director, NSIA-LUTH Cancer Center, Lagos University Teaching Hospital

Dr Ahmed Nobeh

Radiation Knowledge