HeLa Symposium Agenda


22nd Annual HeLa Women’s Health Symposium
“Bench to Bedside Breakthrough: Closing the Gap Between Science & Therapy”
September 29, 2017

Time Session 
7:30-8:30 AM Registration 
8:30-8:40 AM 

Welcome

Valerie Montgomery Rice, MD
President and Dean
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 

 Valerie Montgomery Rice
8:40-8:50 AM 

Overview and the Henrietta Lacks Story

Roland Pattillo, MD
Founder, HeLa Women’s Health Symposium
Professor Emeritus
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 

 Roland Pattillo
8:50-9:20 AM 

Breast Feeding and Cancer Prevention

Evelyn Reynolds, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 

 Evelyn Reynolds
9:20-9:50 AM 

Epidemiology and Management of Endometrial Cancer

Roland Matthews, MD
Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 

 Roland Matthews
9:50-10:20 AM 

Clear Cell Morphology of Endometrial Cancer

Gabriela Oprea, MD
Associate Professor
Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 

 Gabriela Oprea
10:20-10:30 AM  Break 
10:30-11:00 AM 

Precision Chemotherapy for Endometrial Cancer: Genome Analysis

Roland Pattillo, MD
Founder, HeLa Women’s Health Symposium
Professor Emeritus
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia 

 Roland Pattillo
11:00-11:30 AM 

Roland A. Pattillo Lecturer
HPV Vaccine for Cervical Cancer: Presidential Panel Report

Eva McGhee, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cancer Research and Training
Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science
Los Angeles, California

 Eva McGhee
11:30-11:40 AM Transition to Lunch
11:40 AM -
12:40 PM
Lunch with Patient and Lacks’s Family

 

Agenda Subject to Change