Oncology Roundtable set for Sept. 5

UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center
UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center

WHAT:            Leaders of UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston will be on hand Wednesday, Sept. 5, for an oncology roundtable.

Moderated by James Holmes from the San Antonio Business Journal, discussion at the oncology roundtable will feature a panel of leaders from both institutions. The topics include infrastructure improvements to the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center; how MD Anderson’s patient-centered model of care will improve care for patients in South Texas; the long history of cancer drug development at the cancer center and what is coming in the future; the benefits of  having a chief nursing officer at the cancer center and how this will improve nursing education and care for patients; services available to help patients and cancer survivors; and the value-based model of bringing together two National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers.

WHEN:            10:30 a.m.-11: 30 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 5

WHERE:         The UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, 7979 Wurzbach Road, in the Grossman Building’s Mabee Conference Room.

WHO:              Panelists include:

                        William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, president of UT Health San Antonio;

                        Peter Pisters, M.D., MHCM, president of MD Anderson Cancer Center;

                        Ruben Mesa, M.D., FACP, director of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center;

                        Jeremy Viles, D.N.P., M.B.A., RN, NE-BC, chief nursing officer of the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center; and

                        Michael Kupferman, M.D., senior vice president of the MD Anderson Cancer Network™.

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UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of only four National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Centers in Texas. The partnership between UT Health San Antonio and MD Anderson Cancer Center, coming together in the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, provides leading-edge cancer care, propels innovative cancer research and educates the next generation of leaders to end cancer in South Texas. Visit www.mayscancercenter.org.



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