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    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2013

    8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

    Registration

    9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

    Conference Overview and Henrietta Lacks’ Legacy
    Roland A. Pattillo, M.D.
    Founder of HeLa Women’s Health Conference and Professor Emeritus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Morehouse School of Medicine

    Welcome
    Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D.
    Dean and Executive Vice President
    Morehouse School of Medicine

    Session I

    9:20 AM - 9:55 AM

    “Hereditary Cancer Risk Assessment in Women’s Health”
    Richard P. Frieder, M.D.
    Medical Director, Cancer Genes, Cancer Risk Assessment and Prevention Center of Santa Monica, Medical Director, OBGYN Hospitalist Program, Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center, Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA

    10:05 AM - 10:40 AM

    Biomedical Research’s Debt, Still Unpaid, to African-Americans
    Gerald P. Schatten, Ph.D.
    Director, Pittsburgh Development Center
    Deputy Director, Magee-Women’s Research Institute
    Professor & Vice Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, and Cell Biology and Physiology
    University of Pittsburgh

    10:50 AM - 11:00 AM

    BREAK

    Session II

    11:00 AM - 11:35 AM

    Stem Cell Biology: Personalized Therapy in Uterine Cancer
    Roland A. Pattillo, M.D.
    Founder of HeLa Women’s Health Conference and Professor Emeritus
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Morehouse School of Medicine

    11:45 AM - 12:20 PM

    Genome Profiles in Choosing Breast Cancer Treatment
    Ruth M. O’Regan, M.D.
    Professor and Vice Chair for Educational Affairs
    Department of Hematology and Oncology
    Chief of Hematology and Medical Oncology, Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence Grady Memorial Hospital

    12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

    Keynote Luncheon Address: Community Participation in Clinical Research: Bridging the Gap
    Daniel Ford, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director, Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
    Vice Dean for Clinical Research in the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

    1:30 PM - 1:55 PM

    Special Presentations

    Session III

    2:00 PM - 2:35 PM

    Triple Negative Breast Cancer: African American Dilemma
    Joel A. Okoli, M.D., M.P.H.
    Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, Morehouse School of Medicine

    2:45 PM - 3:20 PM

    Community-Based Prevention Research
    Tabia K. Akintobi, Ph.D., M.P.H.
    Assistant Professor, Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine

    3:30 PM - 3:40 PM

    BREAK

    3:40 PM - 4:15 PM

    Art in Medicine: An Artists Vision of Scientific Clarity
    Joana Ricou

    4:25 PM

    Closing Remarks
    Roland Matthews, M.D.
    Chairman and Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Morehouse School of Medicine

    (10 minute Q&A will follow each presentation)