Upcoming

Advances in Lung Cancer Supportive Care:

What We Know and Where We’re Headed

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When: Tuesday, November 30, 2021 (2:00pm-3:00pm EST) via Zoom

Panelists:

Dr. Arif Kamal, MD – Associate Professor of Medical Oncology, Duke University School of Medicine

Dr. Laura Porter, PhD – Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Dr. Megan Shen, PhD – Associate Professor of Clinical Research, Fred Hutch

Moderators:

Dr. Katherine Ramos, PhD – Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Dr. Timothy Strauman, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Learning Objectives:

  1. To present current research, clinical perspectives and lived experiences of supportive care in lung cancer.
  2. To describe lessons learned in the provision of lung cancer and supportive care and what is needed in the future.
  3. To examine the expansion of lung cancer supportive care services across the lifespan with a health equity focus.

Conducting Intervention Development and Intervention Research in Palliative Care

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When: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 (1:00pm-2:30pm EST) via Zoom

Speaker: Dr. Betty Ferrell, MSN, PhD – Director and Professor of Nursing Research and Education in the Department of Population Sciences, City of Hope Medical Center

Dr. Ferrell has been in nursing research for 44 years and has focused her clinical expertise and research in pain management, quality of life, and palliative care.

Moderator:

Dr. Katherine Ramos, PhD – Associate Professor in Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

Overview:

This presentation will describe aspects of intervention development and testing in vulnerable populations.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe aspects of developing successful interventions for research in vulnerable populations with serious illness.
  2. Identify aspects of subject criteria and intervention development that will influence research outcomes.
  3. Recognize special considerations in recruiting and supporting research subjects from underserved communities.