Providing Palliative Care for Displaced Cancer Patients in and from the Middle East

Event time: 
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Luce Hall (LUCE), 203 See map
34 Hillhouse Ave.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

10:00 - Introductions, Mark Lazenby

10:15 - The Palliative Care Needs of Displaced People Who Are in Treatment for Advanced Cancer - Omar Shamieh, MD, MBA, Chief, Palliative Care Service, King Hussein Cancer Center, Amman Jordan

11:00 - Response, Paul Spiegel, MD, MPH, Professor and Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Humanitarian Health (by Skype), Baltimore, Maryland

11:15 - Roundtable Discussion on the Social and Practical Needs of Arab Patients who Are in Treatment for Advanced Cancer in the United States, Claudia Ayash, MPH, Program Manager & Research Scientist, and Zeinab Alward, MD, MPH, Program Coordinator, Arab Health Initiative, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York

Noon - Lunch and Discussion on the Spiritual Needs of Cancer Patients Living in or From the Middle East, Mark Lazenby, PhD, Associate Professor of Nursing & Core Faculty, Council on Middle East Studies, Yale University