International Symposium

All Speakers & Session Leaders

Her Excellency Madam Tobeka Stacie Madiba-Zuma

First Lady KaMadiba, Republic of South Africa

Dr. Hans-Olov Adami

Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Clement Adebamowo

Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine & Institute of Human Virology, University of Maryland, Baltimore Director, Office of Strategic Information and Research, Institute of Human Virology, Nigeria

Dr. Samia Mohammed Al-Amoudi

Associate Professor and Head of Sheikh Mohammed Hussen Al-Amoudi; Scientific Chair for Breast Cancer, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia; Global Advocate, Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Dr. Eli Adashi

Professor of Medical Science, Alpert Medical School, Brown University; Senior Advisor, U.S. State Department Office for Global Women's Issues

Mr. Paul Alofs

President and CEO, The Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation

Dr. Benjamin O. Anderson

Chair and Director, Breast Health Global Initiative; Member, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Director, Breast Health Clinic, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance; Professor of Surgery and Global Health Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Dr. Rajendra Badwe

Professor, Tata Memorial Centre

Dr. Carmen Barroso

Regional Director, International Planned Parenthood Federation/Western Hemisphere Region

Ms. Afsan Bhadelia

Research Associate and Director of the Women and Health Program, Harvard Global Equity Initiative

Dr. David E. Bloom

Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography and Chair, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker - November 5 2009 Keynote Speaker

Ambassador, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and the World Health Organization

Dr. Flavia Bustreo

Director, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

Dr. Maira Caleffi

Breast Surgeon, Breast Center of Hospital Moinhos de Vento in Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil; President, Instituições Filantrópicas de Apoio à Saúde da Mama (Brazilian Federation of Philanthropic Institutions for the Breast Health Support, or FEMAMA)

Dr. Corey Casper

Director, Uganda Program on Cancer & Infectious Diseases, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center...

Dr. Eduardo Cazap

President, Latin American & Caribbean Society of Medical Oncology, Buenos Aires, Argentina; President-Elect, International Union Against Cancer, Geneva, Switzerland; Board of Directors, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Washington, United States

Dr. Margaret Chan

Director-General, World Health Organization (WHO)

Prof. Dov Chernichovsky

Professor, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ms. Alessandra Durstine

Vice President for Regional Strategies, American Cancer Society, International Division

Mr. Dai Ellis

Executive Vice President, Access Programs at the Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative

Dr. Paul Farmer

Co-founder, Partners In Health; Presley Professor of Social Medicine and the Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity, Brigham and Women?s Hospital; Deputy Special Envoy to Haiti, United Nations

Dr. Drew Gilpin Faust

President, Harvard University

Dr. Barbara Ferrer

Executive Director, Boston Public Health Commission

Dr. Jeffrey Flier

Dean, Faculty of Medicine of the Harvard Medical School

Dr. Julio Frenk

Dean, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Julie Gralow

Professor of Medical Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz

Medical Director, Princess Margaret Hospital Cancer Program; Regional Vice President, Cancer Care Ontario; Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto Chief, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Hospital

Mr. Ramiro Guerrero

Research Director, Harvard Global Equity Initiative

Dr. Joe B. Harford

Director, Office of International Affairs, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health

Dr. Michelle D. Holmes

Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health

Ms. Salma Jaouni Araj

Director, Jordan Breast Cancer Program

Ms. Ranjit Kaur

President, Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia

Dr. Nancy L. Keating

Associate Professor of Medicine and Health Care Policy, Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School; Associate Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital

Dr. Felicia Knaul

Director, Harvard Global Equity Initiative; Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Ms. Ksenia P. Koon

Director of Breast Cancer Education and Outreach, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Dr. Ana Langer

President and CEO, EngenderHealth

Dr. Constance D. Lehman

Professor and Vice Chair of Radiology and Section Head of Breast Imaging, University of Washington Medical Center; Director of Imaging, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Dr. Eleni Linos

Resident, Stanford University School of Medicine

Dr. Richard R. Love

Scientific Director, International Breast Cancer Research Foundation

Lizbeth López-Carrillo

Epidemiologist, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (Mexico National Institute of Public Health)

Her Royal Highness Princess Dina Mired

Director-General, King Hussein Cancer Foundation, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Dr. Alejandro Mohar Betancourt

General Director of Instituto Nacional de Cancerologia, Mexico (National Cancer Institute of Mexico)

Dr. Steven Narod

Senior Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute and University of Toronto

Dr. Gustavo Nigenda López

Director, Innovation Services and Health Systems at the Centro de Investigacion en Sistemas de Salud, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica (Center for Health Systems Research, National Institute of Public Health in Mexico)

Dr. Marina Alois Njelekela

Chairperson, Medical Women Association of Tanzania

Dr. Larry Norton

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Breast Cancer Programs, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Peter Piot

Director, Institute for Global Health, Imperial College

Dr. Peggy Porter

Full Member, Divisions of Human Biology and Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center; Co-Head, Women's Cancer Research Program, Fred Hutchinson/University of Washington Cancer Consortium; Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Washington

Dr. Geeta Rao Gupta

President, International Center for Research on Women

Dr. María del Rocío Sáenz Madrigal

Coordinator of Health Policies at the Health and Work Program, Central America's National University; Professor, School of Public Health, University of Costa Rica's School

Dr. Rengaswamy Sankaranarayanan

Head, Section of Early Detection and Prevention; Head, Screening Group, International Agency for Research on Cancer, World Health Organization, Lyon, France

Dr. Mahmoud M. Sarhan

CEO and Director, General King Hussein Cancer Center; Executive Chairman, Jordan Breast Cancer Program

Dr. John Reese Seffrin

CEO, American Cancer Society

Prof. Amartya Sen

Nobel Laureate in Economics; Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy, Harvard University

Dr. Mohamed Shaalan

Chairman, Breast Cancer Foundation of Egypt; Associate Professor of Surgical Oncology, National Cancer Institute, Cairo

Dr. Rola Shaheen

Chief of Radiology and Director of Women?s Imaging, Harrington Memorial Hospital

Dr. Lawrence N. Shulman

Chief Medical Officer, Senior Vice-President for Medical Affairs, and Chief, Division of General Oncology, Department of Medical Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dr. Amy Sievers

Fellow, Dana Farber Cancer Institute

Dr. Robert Smith

Director of Cancer Screening, American Cancer Society

Dr. Tatiana Soldak

Dr. Tatiana Soldak

Dr. Donna Spiegelman

Professor of Epidemiologic Methods, Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health

Dr. Yelena B. Wetherill

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Founder, Women's Health Exchange NGO

Dr. Eric P. Winer

Chief, Division of Women's Cancers and Thompson Senior Investigator in Breast Cancer Research, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School