Patient Caregiver Sessions
Friday, October 20, 2023 | 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Ritz-Carlton Hotel Coconut Grove | 3300 SW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33133
All Times are EDT
Program is subject to change
|8:00 – 8:50||Registration, Exhibits & Breakfast | Foyer Area|
|8:50 – 9:00||Welcome Remarks||Jessica MacIntyre, DNP Frank J. Penedo, PhD Craig Moskowitz, MD Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz – U.S. Representative (Video Remarks)|
|Morning Lecture/Panels - Moderator: Ingrid Barrera, PhD|
|9:00 – 9:20||Psycho-Oncology, Psychiatry, and Social Work||Fear of recurrence: Addressing the elephant in the room. Joy Lee, PhD|
|9:20 – 9:40||Chemo brain: What does it mean, and what can I do?
Maria Rueda-Lara, MD
|9:40 – 10:00||Financial toxicity and resources for survivors.
Giovanna Betancur, LCSW
|10:00 – 10:15||Q&A
|10:15 - 10:30||Morning Break | Foyer Area|
|10:30 – 10:50||Supportive Care Programs: Art Therapy, Music Therapy and more.||Supportive Care Programs: Art Therapy, Music Therapy and more.Mary Kauffman, DMT|
|10:50 – 11:10||Role of nutrition during and after cancer.
Federika Garcia Muchacho, MS, RDN, LDN, CNSC
|11:10 – 11:40||Massage and Acupuncture: What are the differences?
Karen Lipay, BS, LMT, OMTClaudia Marin, AP
|11:40 – 12:00||Art therapy in coping with cancer.
|12:00 – 12:10||Q&A|
|12:10 - 1:10||Lunch | Foyer Area|
|Afternoon Lecture/Panels - Moderator: Jessica MacIntyre, DNP|
|1:10 – 1:40||Supportive Care Programs: Exercise, Physical Therapy, and Cancer Rehabilitation||Let’s get in shape: Benefits of physical activity. Christopher Fitzmaurice|
|1:40 – 2:10||Lymphedema: Are you at risk and Resources.
Melanie Taylor, APRN-BC, MSNMark Lin, APRN
|2:10 – 2:30||Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy: Benefits in addressing late effects of cancer treatment.Annemay Lelis, PT, DPT|
|2:30 – 2:40||Q&A|
|2:40 - 2:55||Afternoon Break | Foyer Area|
|2:55 – 3:25||Cancer Screening & Lifestyle Modifications||How can I reduce my risk of recurrence and other cancers?
Paola Rossi, MD
Adrienne Vazquez-Guerra, APRN
|3:25 – 3:45||Cancer Genetics and why should it matter to me or my family?
Bianca Tardi, APRNDebbie Denardi
|3:45 – 4:10||Research||Cannabis: What does the research tell us? Denise Vidot, PhD|
|4:10 – 5:00||Perspectives from an oncologist, primary care, and the patient.||Patient/Caregiver/PCP/Oncologist Panel
Panel (Calfa/Patient /Ribon)
|5:00||Wrap-up and Closing Remarks
Jessica MacIntyre, DNP
|5:00 - 6:00||Closing Reception | Botticelli Terrace|