WATCH: What's Best for Breasts ? A Conversation with Clinicians
Recording of "What's Best for Breasts" 2022
UPDATE: This event has now concluded. Watch the above recording of the 2022 event (held on Oct. 8).
Due to the continued presence of COVID-19 in our community, What's Best For Breasts? A Conversation with Duke Clinicians will again be held online this year. The date for the free-of-charge community event is Saturday, Oct. 8, from 9 a.m. to noon.
This public symposium includes educational information sessions and Q & A panels with some of the leading experts in breast health.
Topics will include:
- Breast Cancer Risk & Genetics
- Breast Imaging
- Benign Breast Disease
- Women's Health
- Breast Reconstruction
- Exercise and Cancer
- Local Resources & Access to Care
- Breast Cancer Research
View Program Agenda
List of Speakers
Breast Cancer Survivor Vennice Roberts
"Sometimes we have to go on a journey we don't want to go on. But I'm getting better."
Dorothy Lowell, MD; Duke Breast Radiologist
Susan McDuff, MD; Duke Radiation Oncologist
Colin Champ, MD; Alleghany Radiation Oncologist
Nadia Alguilera-Funez, BA; Certified Patient Navigator/Health Educator, DCI Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity
LaSonia Barnett, MA; Certified Patient Navigator/Senior Program Coordinator, DCI Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity
Sydney Record, MD Candidate 2023
Kendra Parrish, DO; Duke Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow
Maggie DiNome, MD; Medical Director of DCI Breast Cancer Services in Wake County
Rebecca Knackstedt, MD, PhD; Duke Microvascular, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgeon
Jennifer Plichta, MD, MS; Director of DCI Breast Risk Assessment Clinic
Laura Rosenberger, MD; Duke Breast Surgeon
Philip Spanheimer, MD; UNC Breast Surgeon
Jackie White, NP; Duke Breast Surgery Nurse Practitioner
Hannah Woriax, MD; Duke Breast Surgeon
Jeffrey Marks, PhD; Duke Breast Cancer Researcher
"Reminder: Make health and wellness your priority, including breast self-awareness and an annual exam as part of your women’s health-Ob/Gyn appointment"
— surgical oncologist Jennifer Plichta, MD, MS, director, Breast Risk Assessment Clinic
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