Upcoming talks:

“Quality Conversations on Social Media: Achieving Credibility and Efficiency Together” American Society of Hematology Annual Meeting, Atlanta GA (December 10, 2017)

Discussant, Health Affairs and Physicians’ Foundation event, Washington DC (Nov 30, 2017)

“News Without Gatekeepers: How Social Media Is Changing Conversations About Medicine” Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, NY (Nov 29, 2017)


Making Sense of Cancer Screening Guidelines, Feb 16, 2017, American Association for Cancer Research. (recording avail soon). Breast cancer screening slides here.

Living Beyond Breast Cancer Annual Summit, Philadelphia, April 8, 2016, Thriving Together: 2016 Conference on Metastatic Breast Cancer. Featured moderator for opening panel on “Metastatic Breast Cancer: Yesterday’s Lessons, Tomorrow’s Progress” (telecast)

Interactive Panel Moderator,  SXSW Festival, Austin, TX, March 13, 2016: Health & MedTech program on innovative cancer tech, discussion preview on SlideShare – “Finding Cancer”

Radio, BBC Radio 5 Up All Night with Tom Green interview on cancer and “the best death” Jan 2, 2015 (9 min. seg: 22 min – 31 min )

Radio, BBC World News World Have Your Say panel discussion: “Is Cancer the Best Death?” Jan 1, 2015

Radio, 99% Invisible (KALW, San Francisco), in feature: Castle On the Park (produced by Jessica Miller), aired Sept 16, 2014

Cancer Education Campaigns in Progressive Era New York City: The Role of Women Speaker at the New York Academy of Medicine – Feb 6, 2014

Radio interview,  Thom Hartmann: on BRCA testing and Angelina Jolie’s decision – May 15, 2013

Can Human Genes Be Patented?, on Thom Hartmann’s “The Big Picture” – April 17, 2013

Can You Be a Patient Advocate?, on the “Lymphedema Mavens,” the CityFM.com – Feb 14, 2013

Have Breast Cancer Campaigns Been Beneficial? , on Al Jazeera English TV “Inside Edition” – Nov 1, 2012

How is Doctor Burnout Affecting Patients?, on MPR‘s “the Daily Circuit,” radio, hosted by Kerri Miller – Sept 13, 2012

PharmaPhorum Talks and other Media Patient Perspectives, interview posted Aug 3, 2012

An Oncologist’s Perspective: on Evidence, Economics, and Being the Patient, Grand Rounds at the Washington DC VA Medical Center, Feb 8, 2012


Topics about which I’m passionate (and happy to speak):

Metastatic Breast Cancer: Patients are Talking!

Precision Medicine: What’s Right About it for Cancer Patients

Why Breast Cancer Screening Should Be Every Woman’s Choice


Selected Presentations from my Earlier Career:

Invited speaker, International Conference on B Cell Lymphoproliferative Disorders – II, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 3, 2001

Plenary speaker, Lymphoma and Myeloma 2000 Conference, New York, NY, Oct 5, 2000

Invited speaker, Leukemia Section, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX, Sept 13, 2000

Plenary talk, VIIIth International Workshop on CLL, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France, Oct 30, 1999

Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, The New York Hospital, New York, NY, March 6, 1999

Invited speaker, Lymphoma Section, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston TX,  Jan 14, 1999

Grand Rounds, The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY, Feb 12, 1997

Plenary speaker, ASCO/AACR Joint Conference on Lymphoma, Indian Wells, CA, Jan 16, 1997