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National Firefighter Cancer Symposium 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Program is subject to change

12:00pm - 12:45pm Registration and Box Lunch  
12:45pm - 1:00pm Welcome / Introduction

Natasha Schaefer Solle, RN, PhD
Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, DO, PhD, MPH, CPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 

1:00pm - 2:30pm Workshop Session A
(See Workshop Options)
2:30pm - 2:45pm Break  
2:45pm - 4:15pm Workshop Session B (See Workshop Options)

Workshop Options:

  1. FCI Cancer Prevention Education Curriculum
    • Natasha Schaefer Solle, RN, PhD
      Research Assistant Professor of Medicine
      University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

  2. FCI Survivorship Program
    • Frank J. Penedo, PhD
      Sylvester Professor of Psychology and Medicine
      Associate Director for Cancer Survivorship & Translational Behavioral Sciences
      Director, Cancer Survivorship

    • Keith Tyson
      Vice President, Education, Research and Outreach
      Firefighter Cancer Support Network
      Cancer Survivor

    • Johanna Garibaldi, RN, EMT-P
      Nurse Navigator
      Firefighter Cancer Initiative
      Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

  3. Implementing Change in the Fire Department (Clean Cab / Decon. Procedures)
    • Gavin Horn, PhD
      Firefighter and Director of Research
      Illinois Fire Service Institute


    • Christopher Bator
      Battalion Chief
      Coral Springs/ Parkland Fire Department
      President
      Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative
       
    • Samuel A. Eaton 
      Battalion Chief
      Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
      Florida Firefighters Safety and Health Collaborative
       
    • Vicki Sheppard
      Retired Chief
      Palm Beach County Fire Rescue
      Florida Firefighters Safety & Health Collaborative
       
    • Humberto Quintela
      Chief of Safety
      Miami-Dade Fire Rescue

  4. Total Worker Health Firefighter Cancer Prevention Strategies
    • Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, DO, PhD, MPH, CPH
      Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
      University of Miami Miller School of Medicine 
       

Friday, February 28, 2020
Program is subject to change

7:00am - 8:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00am - 8:30am Introduction/Welcome Erin Kobetz, PhD, MPH
Professor of Medicine and Public Health Sciences
Associate Director, Population Science and Cancer Disparity, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Chief, Population Health, Oncology Service Line, UHEALTH
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
8:30am - 9:00am Keynote Speakers

Brian McQueen 
National Volunteer Fire Council

Pat Morrison
Assistant to the General President, Division of Occupational Health, Safety and Medicine
International Association of Fire Fighters

9:00am - 9:30am Topic 1: Organizational Level Changes

Jonathan K. Lund, PE, EFO
Fire Marshal
City of Des Moines Fire Department

Casey C. Grant, P.E., FSFPE
Executive Director
Fire Protection Research Foundation

9:30am - 10:00am Discussion Topic 1  
10:00am - 10:15am Break  
10:15am - 10:45am Topic 2: Modifiable Risk Factors

Laura Barger, PhD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM 
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Professor & Director, Occupational Medicine Residency, 
Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Division Chief OEM, Cambridge Health Alliance

10:45am – 11:15am Discussion of Topic 2  
11:15am – 11:45am Cancer Screening Updates Medical Panel of Sylvester Oncologists
11:45am – 12:00pm FCI Update

David J. Lee, PhD
Professor of Public Health Sciences
University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Alberto J. Caban-Martinez, DO, PhD, MPH, CPH
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

11:45am – 1:00pm Lunch  
1:00pm – 1:30pm Legislative Update

Rocco Salvatori
Florida Professional Firefighters
Vice President

Julius Halas, M.S.
Director
Division of State Fire Marshal 

Walter J. Dix
12th District Vice President
International Association of Fire Fighters

1:30pm – 2:00pm Topic 3: Textiles / Gear / Sensors

R. Bryan Ormond, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Textile Protection and Comfort Center (TPACC)
Textile Engineering, Chemistry & Science (TECS)
Wilson College of Textiles
NC State University

Meredith McQuerry, PhD
Assistant Professor
Textile Testing Lab Supervisor
Retail Entrepreneurship
Florida State University

2:00pm – 2:30pm Discussion Topic 3  
2:30pm – 2:45pm Break  
2:45pm – 3:15pm Topic 4: PFOA / PFAS

Jefferey L. Burgess, MD, MS, MPH
Associate Dean for Research and Professor
Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health
University of Arizona

Miriam Calkins, PhD, MS
National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health
Division of Field Studies and Engineering – Field Research Branch
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

3:15pm – 3:45pm Discussion Topic 4  
3:45pm – 4:00pm Closing Remarks  
DCC Kickoff Celebration


Saturday, February 29, 2020
DOLPHINS CANCER CHALLENGE