Recommended Presenter/Topic List

If you are interested in inviting one of these speakers to present at a NNECOS sponsored educational program, please contact NNECOS at info@nnecos.org or 603.887.1948 for further details. 

Presenter
 Topics
 MAINE  
Chiarra Batelli, MD
New England Cancer Specialists
  • Breast Cancer
  • GYN malignancy

Amy J. Litterini, PT, DPT
University of New England Department of Physical Therapy
  • Oncology rehabilitation
  • Physical activity for all stages of cancer survivorship
Tracey F. Weisberg, MD
New England Cancer Specialists
  • Breast cancer
John Winters, MD
New England Cancer Specialists
  • Heme (particularly benign)
 NEW HAMPSHIRE  

Elizabeth M. Bengtson, MD
Director Lymphoma Program
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


  • DLBLC
  • Follicular Lymphoma
  • HIV Lymphoma
  • Hodgkin Lymphoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • The Role of PET scan and Lymphomas
 
Susan Brighton MSN, APRN
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
  • Hematology
  • Transplant

Emma L. Dann RN, MS, OCN
Dana-Farber/NHOH

  • Leadership
  • Safety & quality
  • Survivorship
  • Clinical topics
  • Oral chemo
Charlene Gates, PT
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
  •  Oncology Rehab--role of PT with cancer survivors, importance of moderate exercise during chemo/radiation
  • Lymphedema management
  • Physical Therapy for Breast Cancer patients/survivors, including common problems & postop management, reconstruction, conditioning, lymphedema
  • Physical Therapy management for patients s/p treatment (especially radiation) for head and neck ca.

Evelyn L. Fleming MD
DHMC

 
  • Leadership
  • Safety & quality
  • Survivorship
  • Clinical topics
  • Oral chemo
 Nirav S. Kapadia, MD, MS
DHMC
  •  Quality and Value in Radiation Oncology
  • Palliative Radiotherapy: Old Lessons and Current Controversies
  •  Any clinical topic of interest
Erick Lansigan, MD
DHMC
  • CTCL
  • PTCL
  • Double hit lymphoma 
Elizabeth McGrath DNP, APRN, AOCNP, ACHPN
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
 
  • Survivorship issues
  • Survivorship Care Plans
  • GI malignancies
  • Distress in the cancer patient
  • Evidenced Based Practice
  • Leadership in Nursing
  • Symptom management
Kenneth R. Meehan, MD
DHMC-Norris Cotton Cancer Center
 
  • Multiple myeloma
  • Myelodysplasia
  • Acute Leukemia
  • Anemia
  • Hematopoietic Stem Cell TransplanT

Jeannine Mills RD
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center

  • Nutritional Management of the Patient with Head/Neck CA
  • Nutritional Management of the Patient with Pancreatic CA
  • Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency in Pancreatic Cancer
  • Nutritional Management of the Patient with GI Malignancy.
  • Nutritional Management of Side Effects/Symptoms.
  • Nuts and Bolts of Enteral Support for the Patient with Cancer.
  • What’s New in Oncology Nutrition—Myths vs Evidence Based Practice. 

Kari M. Rosenkranz MD
DHMC

  • Topics related to breast surgery and breast cancer
Anna Schaal MS, APRN
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
  • Hematology
  • Cancer survivorship
Karen Skalla MS, APRN
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center
 
  • Spiritual care
  • H/N cancer
  • Symptom management, pain

Diane Stearns MSN, APRN
DHMC
Norris Cotton Cancer Center

  • Malignant and non-malignant hematology especially lymphoma, transplant

Leo R. Zacharski MD
Professor of Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine


  •  The Health Risks of Excess Body Iron
For more information on this topic, see www.healtheiron.com. 


 VERMONT  
Steven Ades, MD
University of Vermont Medical Center
  •  Advanced Prostate Cancer Management Update
Kathleen McBeth, MA
University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Psychological issues that cancer patients face.
  • Difficult conversations, when a person hears of disease progression
  • Nurse burnout.
  • Needs of the caregivers and how cancer impacts the family.
Natalie Riblet MD
VA - White River Junction, VT
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Survivorship Committee
  • Quality improvement role in oncology
  • Distress screening/assessment in oncology 
Marie E. Wood, MD
University of Vermont Medical Center
  • Adjuvant therapy for early breast cancer: How decisions are made
  • Hereditary Breast Cancer
  • Screening and prevention of breast cancer

Northern New England Clinical Oncology Society
P.O. Box 643
Sandown, NH 03873-0643
Telephone (603) 887-1948
info@nnecos.org

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