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NAPT 2019 NPC PROGRAM

 

This program is under development and subject to change

Sunday, March 24

12:00pm – 7:00pm Registration
4:30PM – 6:00PM NAPT General Membership Meeting (open to technology partners)
6:15pm – 8:00pm Welcome Reception

Monday, March 25

7:00am – 6:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
7:00am – 5:30pm Registration
Continental Breakfast
8:00AM – 8:05Am Welcome and Opening Remarks
Vickie Miller, National Association for Proton Therapy Board Chair, Mayo Clinic – Arizona
 8:05AM – 9:00AM Opening Keynote Speaker – Barbara L. McAneny, MD
President, The American Medical Association
 9:05AM – 9:45AM Health Policy Update from ASTRO
Anne Hubbard, Director of Health Policy, American Society for Radiation Oncology
9:45AM – 10:00AM Keynote Speaker – Marco Rubio
United States Senator, Florida
 10:00AM – 10:15AM Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
 10:15AM – 11:00Am Disruptors and Disruption in the Health Plan Marketplace
Patrick Pilch, The BDO Center for Healthcare Excellence & Innovation
Gary Davis, McDermott Will & Emery
 11:00AM – 12:00PM Updates on Key Clinical Trials in Proton Therapy
Jeff Bradley, MD, Washington University F. Lee Kling Cancer Center
Nancy Mendenhall, MD, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute
Steven Lin, MDM.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Lior Braunstein, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
 12:00PM – 1:30PM Lunch and Industry Symposium
Breakout session 1A

1:35PM – 2:30PM

Developing and Enhancing Referring Physician Relationships in Proton Therapy
Andrew L. Chang, MD, Medical Director, Pediatrics, California Protons Cancer Therapy Center
Andrew Lee, MD, Texas Center for Proton Therapy
Josh Marte, Texas Center for Proton Therapy
Ben Wilkinson, MD, Provision CARES Proton Therapy – Knoxville 
Jenni Turner, Provision CARES Proton Therapy – Knoxville
Breakout session 1B

1:35PM – 2:30PM

Anesthesia Challenges Beyond Just Medical
Kelly Clegg, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Rebecca Bergeron, Provision CARES Proton Therapy – Knoxville
Mary Beth Morgan, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
Breakout session 2A

2:35PM – 3:30PM

Patients as Advisers and Partners
Kim Vernick, Former Proton Therapy Patient
Fern Nibauer-Cohen, University of Pennsylvania Roberts Proton Therapy Center
Deb Hickey, Brotherhood of the Balloon
Breakout session 2b

2:35PM – 3:30PM

Challenges of Operating and Upgrading Proton Therapy Equipment
Stuart Klein, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute
Matthew Palmer, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Kurt Morath, University of Pennsylvania Roberts Proton Therapy Center
 3:30PM – 3:45PM Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
 3:45PM  – 4:30PM Outlook on Oncology
Timothy Remus, SG2
Jeff Leibach, Navigant
 Breakout session 3a

4:35PM – 5:30PM

Establishing a Standard of Care for Pediatric Patients and Their Families in Radiation Oncology
Nicole Boik, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
 breakout session 3b Proton Therapy State Legislation Updates
Bill Thomas, Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute
Nancy Howard, Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center – Knoxville
6:30pm – 9:00pm Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute Reception and Tour

Tuesday, march 26

7:00am – 6:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
7:00am – 4:30pm Registration
Continental Breakfast
8:00AM – 8:05AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Scott Warwick, Executive Director, National Association for Proton Therapy
 8:05AM – 9:00AM Model-Based Approach for Selections and Validation of Proton Therapy Patients
Bill Hartsell, MD, Medical Director, Northwestern Chicago Center
 9:00AM – 10:00AM An Overview of the Proton Therapy Patient Litigation in Oklahoma
Andrew L. Chang, MD, Medical Director, Pediatrics, California Protons Cancer Therapy Center
Tom Paruolo, DeWitt Paruolo & Meek
Justin Meek, DeWitt Paruolo & Meek
10:00AM – 10:15AM Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
10:15AM – 11:00AM From Patient Satisfaction Towards Patient Experience
Elizabeth Vanzo, Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center – Nashville
Elizabeth Sternke, Press Ganey
Breakout session 4A
11:00AM – 12:00PM
Coding, Coverage and Reimbursement Updates
Jason Caron, McDermott Will & Emery
Deborah Godes, McDermott+ Consulting | Health 
Joy Godby, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Danielle Hoffman, University of Pennsylvania Roberts Proton Therapy Center
BreakOut Session 4B
11:00Am – 12:00PM
Patient Intake Best Practices for Traveling Patients
Rita Battaglini, University of Pennsylvania Roberts Proton Therapy Center
Mary Beth Martin, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
 12:00pm – 1:30PM NAPT Lifetime Achievement Award Luncheon
Breakout Session 5A
1:30PM – 2:30PM
It’s All in the Messaging: Successful Models & Metrics in Marketing / Advertising
Meghan Lawless, University of Pennsylvania Roberts Proton Therapy Center
Theresa Makrush, Shepherd Agency
Victoria Seremeta, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
Raymond Jacobson, Jr., McDermott Will & Emery
 Breakout session 5b
1:30PM – 2:30PM
Hot Clinical Topics in Proton Therapy
Matthew Ladra, MD, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Curtiland Deville, MD, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Jonathan Lischalk, MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Bree Eaton, MD, Emory University Winship Cancer Institute
 2:30PM – 3:30PM Advocating for Today’s Cancer Patient
Raymond Rodriquez-Torres, Founder, Live Like Bella
Molly Daniels, Alliance for Proton Therapy Access
Michelle Ernsdorff-May, Founder, Compass to Care
Maria Cabrera, American Cancer Society
 3:30PM – 3:45PM  Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
 3:45PM – 4:40PM Proton Therapy Registries: The Who, How, and What
Jeff Bradley, MD, Washington University F. Lee Kling Cancer Center
Torunn Yock, MD, Massachusetts General Hospital
Nancy Mendenhall, MD, University of Florida Health Proton Therapy Institute
Jillian Polchocki-Smallwood, Proton Collaborative Group
 4:45PM-5:30PM Proton Therapy Staffing and Indication Trends
Mark Pankuch, PhD, Northwestern Chicago Proton Center
 5:30PM – 7:30PM Reception in Exhibit Hall

Wednesday, march 27

7:00am – 12:00pm Exhibit Hall Open
7:00am – 12:00pm Registration
Continental Breakfast
8:00AM – 8:05AM Welcome
 8:05AM – 9:00AM The Next Generation of Particle Therapy: Developing Carbon Technology in the US
Dr. Anita Mahajan, MD, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Erik Mollo-Christensen, Stantec
Franck Le Bousse, Stantec
Martina Botturi, BR+A
Sash Matsumoto, Hitachi America
Kevin Kriebel, L&K, Particle Therapy Consulting
 9:00Am -10:00AM Bond Financing for Proton Therapy Centers: Investment Banks are Looking for Projects
Joan Marron, Morgan Stanley
Robert Muller, JP Morgan
Prakash Ramani, Loop Capital
10:00AM-11:00AM Advances in Proton Therapy Technology Panel
Niek Schreuder, Provision CARES Proton Therapy Center- Knoxville
Deepak Khuntia, MD, Varian
Frederic Genin, IBA
11:00AM-11:15AM Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall
11:15AM-12:00PM How to Deliver a World Class, Clinical Led Proton Therapy Center
James DeFilippi, DeFilippi Consulting
Lynda Mischel, Lumina Health Partners
Abram Gordon, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Proton Therapy Center
Jonathan Lischalk, MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
Kurt Morath, University of Pennsylvania Roberts Proton Therapy Center
12:05PM-12:55PM Preparing for the First Proton Patient Treatment – A Clinical Physicist’s Perspective
Suresh Rana, MS, DABR, Baptist Health South Florida Miami Cancer Institute
 12:55PM – 1:00PM Final Remarks and Program Closing
Scott Warwick, Executive Director, National Association for Proton Therapy

Registration for NAPT 2019 is now open!