The Annual African American Prostate Cancer Disparity Summit began in 2005 convening survivors and leaders within medicine, research, government and industry to address the African American Prostate Cancer disparity and other issues. 2014 is the "Diamond Anniversary Summit."

PROGRAM AGENDA
(Preliminary)

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2014                            
8:30 AM to 1:00 PM                                                        
Kennedy Caucus Room (Room 325)                                                   
Russell Senate Office Building                                        

8:30 AM Summit Opening
Welcome: 
Mr. Terrence Afer-Anderson
PHEN Survivor Network, Norfolk, VA

Opening Statement:  
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Remarks:
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (Invited)

Resolving the PSA Testing Conundrum

Presenters: 
Jacques Carter, M.D.
PHEN Medical Advisor
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Thomas W. Jarrett, M.D.

Chairman of Urology
George Washington University Hospital

Prostate Cancer Among Young Men
Moderator:
Artie L. Shelton, M.D.
U.S. Army Colonel, retired
PHEN Survivor Network, Olney, MD

Presenter:
Kathleen Cooney, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine and Urology
Chief, Division of Hematology/Oncology
University of Michigan

Young Survivors Panel:
James C. Roberson II, M.D.
PHEN Survivor Network, Clinton, MD
Mr. Lorenzo L. Turner, Sr.
 PHEN Survivor Network, Annapolis, MD 
Mr. Preston L. Williams
PHEN Survivor Network, Frederick, MD

Addressing Sexual Dysfunction after Prostate Cancer Treatment

Moderator:
Matthew A. Kinnard, Ph.D.
PHEN Survivor Network, Washington D.C

Presenter:
Arthur L. Burnett, II, M.D., MBA
Patrick C. Walsh Distinguished Professor of Urology
Director, Sexual Medicine Fellowship Program
John Hopkins University School of Medicine

Genomic Testing to Reduce Prostate Cancer Over-treatment
Moderator
Mr. Raymond Fuller
PHEN Survivor Network, Boston, MA

Presenter:
Bela S. Denes, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Senior Director, Urology Medical Affairs
Genomic Health, Inc.

Meeting the Clinical Trials Challenge
Moderator:
Mr. Robbie Robinson
PHEN Survivor Network, Boston, MA

Presenter:
Chiledum A. Ahaghotu, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Chief of Urology,
Howard University-Health Sciences Enterprise

Closing Remarks

Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Lunch

Sponsor: Myriad

 
10TH ANNIVERSARY SUMMIT RECEPTION

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
                            
Rayburn House Office Building
Room B354
45 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20237

Sponsor: Genomic Health


 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

 

9:00 A.M.-12:00 P.M.
A Session of the Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference
Washington Convention Center
Room 209-B


Summit Host: 
Congressman Gregory Meeks (D-NY)

Welcome: 
Ms. Juarez Farrington
Vice President
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Introduction: 
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

Remarks: 
Congressman, Gregory W. Meeks (D-NY)
Member, Congressional Black Caucus

PHEN's National Education and Awareness Accomplishments and Strategies
Presenter: 
Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder, PHEN

Perspectives on the Importance of Community Education

Karen M. Winkfield, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiation Oncology
Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center

Church Partnerships
Bishop Robert (Bob) Jackson (via video)
Senior Pastor & Prostate Cancer Survivor
Acts Full Gospel COGIC
Oakland, CA

Dr. Lance D. Watson (via video)
Senior Pastor & Prostate Cancer Survivor
St. Paul’s Baptist Church
Richmond, VA

The Role of Women and Caregivers
Presenter:
Glenda Newell-Harris, M.D.
Caregiver and Author
National President, The Links, Inc.

Community Partnerships
Remarks:
Mr. Curley M. Dossman, Jr.
National Chairman
100 Black Men of America

Meeting Patients Financial Assistance Needs
Presenter:
Ms. Michelle Herbert
Patient Advocate Foundation
Hampton, VA

Summit Closing Statement

Mr. Thomas A. Farrington
President & Founder
Prostate Health Education Network (PHEN)

 












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