2019 Best of ASCO Faculty

Symposium Director

Luis E. Raez, MD, FACP, FCCP
President, Florida Society of Clinical Oncology (FLASCO)
Chief Scientific Officer & Medical Director
Memorial Cancer Institute
Memorial Healthcare System
Clinical Professor of Medicine
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Florida International University
Hollywood, FL

Educational Committee

  • Amanda Brahim, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS, BCACP
  • Aurelio Castrellon, MD
  • Dina Dumercy, PharmD, BCOP
  • Ana Espinosa, DNP
  • Hugo F. Fernandez, MD
  • Jorge J. Garcia, PharmD, MS, MHA, MBA
  • Luis E. Raez, MD, FACP, FCCP

Guest Faculty

  • Jaffer A. Ajani, MD
    Professor, Department of Gastrointestinal Medical Oncology
    Division of Cancer Medicine
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, TX
  • Maria E. Cabanillas, MD
    Associate Professor
    MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Houston, TX
  • Basit Chaudhry, MD, PhD
    Founder & CEO
    Tuple Health
    Washington, DC
  • Roy H. Decker, MD, PhD
    Professor & Vice Chair
    Director of Clinical Research
    Residency Program Director
    Department of Therapeutic Radiology
    Yale School of Medicine
    New Haven, Connecticut
  • Michael Diaz, MD
    President, Community Oncology Alliance (COA)
    Assistant Managing Physician and Vice-President
    Director of Patient Advocacy
    Florida Cancer Specialists and Research Institute (FCS)
    St. Petersburg, FL
  • KEYNOTE SPEAKER: David R. Gandara, MD
    Professor of Medicine Emeritus
    Director, Thoracic Oncology
    Senior Advisor to the Director
    UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Sacramento, CAL
  • Daniel M. Geynisman, MD
    Assistant Professor Hematology/Oncology
    Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple Health
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Ignacio Gil-Bazo, MD, PhD
    Chairman, Department of Oncology
    Associate Professor, School of Medicine
    Principal Investigator, Program of Solid Tumors and Biomarkers
    Clínica Universidad de Navarra, Center for Applied Medical Research
    Pamplona, Spain
  • Sybil R. Green, JD, RPh, MHA
    Director, Coverage and Reimbursement
    American Society of Clinical Oncology
    Alexandria, VA
  • J. Randolph Hecht, MD
    Professor of Clinical Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine
    Director, Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
    Carol and Saul Rosenzweig Chair, Cancer Therapies Development
    UCLA Medical Center
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Mohammad Jahanzeb, MD, FACP, FASCO
    Professor of Clinical Medicine, Hematology/Oncology
    Medical Director, USylvester Deerfield Campus
    Associate Director of Community Outreach
    Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
    Deerfield Beach, FL
  • Natasha Leighl, MD, MMSc, FRCPC, FASCO
    Professor of Medicine
    Lung Medical Oncology Site Lead
    Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
    University of Toronto
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Frederick Locke, MD
    Interim Chair, Department of Blood and Marrow Transplant
    and Cellular Immunotherapy
    Moffitt Cancer Center
    Tampa, FL
  • Jose Lutzky, MD, FACP
    Chair, Cancer Research
    Director, Melanoma Multidisciplinary Program
    Mount Sinai Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Miami Beach, FL
  • Wungki Park, MD
    Assistant Attending
    Gastrointestinal Oncology Service
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
  • Mark Pegram, MD
    Director, Breast Oncology Program
    Associate Dean, Clinical Research Quality
    Associate Director, Clinical Research Institution
    Stanford University, Stanford Cancer Institute
    Stanford, CA
  • Daniel P. Petrylak, MD
    Professor of Medical Oncology and Urology
    Yale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT
  • Christian Rolfo, MD, PhD, MBA
    Professor of Medicine
    Director of Thoracic Medical Oncology
    Director of Early Clinical Trials
    University of Maryland
    Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum
    Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Baltimore, MD
  • Tanguy Seiwert, MD Assistant Professor of Oncology
    Johns Hopkins University
    Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
    Baltimore, MD
  • Mark S. Shahin, MD, FACOG, FACS
    Director, Hanjani Institute for Gynecologic Oncology
    Associate Director, Asplundh Cancer Pavilion
    Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
    Abington Hospital-Jefferson Health
    Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Willow Grove, PA
  • Eduardo M. Sotomayor, MD
    Director, GW Cancer Center
    Professor of Medicine
    Division of Hematology/Oncology
    George Washington University
    Washington, DC
  • Tom Stinchcombe, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    Duke Cancer Institute
    Durham, NC
  • Martin S. Tallman, MD
    Chief, Leukemia Service
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    New York, NY
  • Howard West, MD
    Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program
    Swedish Cancer Institute
    Founder & President, Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education (GRACE)
    Seattle, WA

Memorial Healthcare System Faculty

  • Ana Botero, MD
    Radiation Oncology
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Mark I. Block, MD
    Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Ignacio Castellon, MD
    Radiation Oncology
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Aurelio Castrellon, MD
    Breast Cancer Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Gelenis Domingo, MD
    Hematology-Oncology Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Hollywood, FL
  • Hugo F. Fernandez, MD
    Chair, Department of Malignant Hematology and Cellular Therapy
    Moffitt Cancer Center at Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Pablo Ferraro, MD
    Director, Gastrointestinal Malignancies Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Daren D. Grosman, MD
    Hematology-Oncology Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Robert Hirsch, MD
    Thoracic Oncology Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Brian Hunis, MD
    Medical Director, Quality Initiatives and Head & Neck Cancer
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Atif Hussein, MD, MMM, FACP
    Neuro-Oncology Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Himangi Kaushal, MD, FACP
    Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Ashwin Mehta, MD, MPH
    Medical Director, Integrative Medicine
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Conference Chair - Society for Integrative Oncology 2016
    Hollywood, FL
  • Adriana Milillo Naraine, MD
    Breast Cancer Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Jose Sandoval-Sus, MD
    Assistant Member, Department of Malignant Hematology and Cellular therapy
    Moffitt Cancer Center at Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Matthew P. Salzberg, MD
    Hematology-Oncology Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Associate Professor
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Vedner Guerrier, MBA, LSSBB
    Vice President, Oncology Services
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Jennifer Zikria, MD
    Gastro-Intestinal Malignancies Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL
  • Michel Vulfovich, MD
    Director, Gynecology-Oncology Cancer Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Florida International University
    Hollywood, FL

Pharmacy & Nursing Session Faculty

  • Tammy Adar, MS, CGC
    Manager, Genetic Counselor Program
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Hollywood, FL
  • Rafael Alonso, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, NP-C
    Nurse Practitioner, Surgical Oncology APP
    Miami Cancer Institute
    Baptist Health South Florida
    Miami, FL
  • Christina Bachmeier, PharmD, BCOP
    Clinical Pharmacist, Cellular Immunotherapy
    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
    Tampa, FL
  • Ryan N. Bookout, PharmD, BCOP
    Pharmacy Supervisor, Blood and Marrow Transplantation
    & Cellular Immunotherapy
    Moffitt Cancer Center
    Tampa, FL
  • Amanda Brahim, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS, BCACP
    Pharmacy Clinical Manager, Hematology-Oncology-BMT
    Residency Program Director, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy
    Moffitt Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy
    at Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Carol A. Burgan MSW, RCSWI
    Oncology Social Worker
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Dina B. Dumercy McHenry, PharmD, BCOP, BCPS
    Director, Pharmacy Services
    Miami Cancer Institute
    Baptist Health South Florida
    Miami, FL
  • Ana Espinosa, DNP, MBA, RN, OCN
    Administrative Director, Oncology Clinical Services
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Hollywood, FL
  • Jorge J. García, PharmD, MS, MHA, MBA, FACHE
    Assistant Vice President, System Oncology Pharmacy Service Line
    Miami Cancer Institute
    Baptist Health South Florida
    Miami, FL
  • Carmen Herrera, APRN
    Nurse Practitioner
    Moffitt Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Carmen Lazo, APRN, MSN, BSN
    Nurse Practitioner
    Miami Cancer Institute
    Baptist Health South Florida
    Miami, FL
  • Blas Ledesma, APRN
    Nurse Practitioner
    Moffitt Malignant Hematology & Cellular Therapy 
    Memorial Healthcare System Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Mariadela Matute, APRN
    Nurse Practitioner
    Miami Cancer Institute
    Baptist Health South Florida
    Miami, FL
  • Leonard Mckhan, MSW
    Patient and Family Navigator
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Rebecca Nelson PharmD, BCOP
    Clinical Pharmacy Supervisor, Malignant Hematology
    H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
    Tampa, FL
  • Maray Salina, MSN, RN, NP-C
    Director, Oncology Support Services
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL
  • Robert Wilkinson, PharmD, BCOP
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    Memorial Cancer Institute
    Memorial Healthcare System
    Pembroke Pines, FL