2019 ACS CAN Rhode Island Research Breakfast
Please join us for the 6th Annual Rhode Island Research Breakfast!
Registration will be from 7:30 am - 8 am and the program will be held from 8 am - 9:30 am.
This year's event will discuss the ground breaking strides seen in cancer treatment and care in Rhode Island, featuring a panel of experts that will highlight the impacts of innovation in the health care sector.
This year's event will be emceed by Vic Vetters, General Manager of WJAR.
Speakers at the event will include:
Lisa Lacasse, President, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
Bethany Engstrom, Legislative Ambassador, American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
This year's panel will be moderated by Shalini Vallabhan, PhD, Managing Director of Government Relations for ACS CAN and will feature:
Wafik El-Deiry, MD, PhD, FACP, the Associate Dean for Oncologic Sciences at the Warren Alpert Medical School and the Director of the Joint Program in Cancer BIology at Brown University and affiliated hospitals.
Deyu Li, PhD, an Assistant Professor and Paramaz Avedisian Endowed Chair in Medicinal Organic Chemistry at the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy.
Abdul Saied Calvino, MD, a surgical oncologist at the Roger Williams Cancer Center
Michelle Rose Dawson, PhD an Assistant Professor of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology at Brown University.
The American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) is the nations' leading advocacy organization working every day to make issues facing cancer patients a national and state priority. Whether it is increasing cancer research and prevention funding or improving access to health coverage, ACS CAN protect the needs of patients and families, working to ensure that our innovation ecosystem remains strong and everyone has the access to care they need to prevent, detect and fight cancer.
Corporate and Individual Sponsorship Opportunities
Corporate and Individual Sponsorships are available to support the annual ACS CAN Rhode Island Research Breakfast and the important work that ACS CAN does every day.
To learn more about Corporate Event Sponsorship Opportunities click here. To become a corporate sponsor, click the button "BECOME A CORPORATE SPONSOR" at the top of the page or click here.
Thank you to our 2019 Sponsors!
Salve Regina University
Steve and Sharon Jackson
RIC Institute for Education in Healthcare
In Memory of Maria F. Santos
For more information on becoming a sponsor, please contact Cori Chandler at [email protected].