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CHC-WEST Regional Hematology Meeting (Calgary)
Sat, 22 October 2016, 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM MDT
For the past 5 years CARE has run the annual Canadian Hematology Conference in Toronto, ON. In order to extend its reach and impact, the CARE Faculty is hosting a satellite meeting in Calgary, Alberta. This content-rich conference will provide a platform to bring together academic, community, and allied health care professionals in the region of Western Canada. The conference will showcase news and developments in a number of hematological malignancies, including (but not limited to) lymphoma, leukemia, and plasma cell dyscrasias and aims to provide an environment where cutting edge content, relevant cases, and treatment strategies can be discussed with experts in hematology.
Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 - 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dr. Carolyn Owen, University of Calgary
Dr. Carolyn Owen is an Associate Professor in the Division of Hematology & Hematological Malignancies at the University of Calgary. She completed internal medicine training in Ottawa, Hematology training in Vancouver followed by a research fellowship in molecular genetics at Barts and the London School of Medicine in London, UK. Her prior research is focussed on familial myelodysplasia and acute myeloid leukemia. Her current clinical interests are low grade lymphoma and chronic lymphocytic leukemia and she is the local principal investigator at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre for several clinical trials in these areas.
Dr. Carolyn Owen - University of Calgary
Dr. Lynda Foltz - University of British Columbia
Dr. Randeep Sangha - University of Alberta
Dr. Doug Stewart - University of Calgary
Dr. Minakshi Taparia - University of Alberta
Dr. Paul Yenson - Vancouver General Hospital
Dr. Victor Jimenez - Zepeda, University of Calgary
Dr. Nizar Bahlis - University of Calgary
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
Rare Diseases: Histiocytosis & Mastocytosis
Rare Diseases: Complement Disorders
Stay tuned for an updated agenda and more topics coming soon!
Thank you to those who have already sponsored the 2016 CHC program! Sponsorship packages are still available.
Industry representatives please contact Christina Lopes for event registration at firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information about this event, please visit: www.careeducation.ca/chcwest2016