Recent Keynote Speakers


Norio Fukami, MD, FASGE
Associate Professor of Medicine, UC Denver
Director of Endoscopic Ultrasound; Co-Director of Endoscopy; Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology

Topic:  Endoscopic Ultrasound-Seeing and Treating from the Inside (morning CME Saccomanno Lecture)
Topic:  Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Treatment of Pre & Early Malignant GI Tumors: EMR and ESD (lunch specialist Saccomanno Lecture)



Dennis Slamon, MD, PhD
Professor, Chief, and Executive Vice Chair for Research, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
Director of Clinical/Translational Research, and the Revlon/UCLA Women's Cancer Research Programs, UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center

Topic:  Molecular Diversity of Human Breast Cancer: Clinical and Therapeutic Implications

James Jett, MD
National Jewish Health, Denver
Journal of Thoracic Oncology
Topic: Screening and Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Ali I. Musani, MD, FCCP, FACP
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics; Director, Interventional Pulmonology Program Associate Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health, Denver
UC Denver
Topic: New Technologies in Chest Medicine / Role of Interventional Pulmonology in the Treatment of Asthma and COPD

Richard Clarke (President)
National Baromedical Services, Inc.
Topic: Hyperbaric Medicine

Dennis R. Roop, PhD (Prof of Dermatology, Charles C. Gates Chair, Director of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology)
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Topic: Stem Cell Research - Adult Stem Cells 

Nathan Rabinovitch, MD (Assoc. Prof, Dept. of Pediatrics and Div. of Allergy Immunology)
National Jewish Medical & Research Center
Topic: Effects of Air Pollution; Asthma Biomarkers & Clinical Decision-Making

Jonathan M. Samet, MD, MS (Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology)
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland
Topic: Smoking Kills: The Health Effects of Active and Passive Smoking

Darin Portnoy, MD, MPH (President, US Board of Directors; Family and Emergency Medicine & Chief of Staff)
Doctors Without Borders; Conejos County Hospital
Topic: Doctors Without Borders: Breaking Down Barriers to Health in The Third World

Bryan L. Hjelle, MD (Professor, Department of Pathology)
University of New Mexico School of Medicine
Topic: Pathogenesis of Hantavirus Infections of Man and Mouse 

Claudia I. Henschke, Ph.D., MD (Professor of Radiology; Chief, Divisions of Chest Imaging and Health Care Policy and Technology Assessment)
Cornell University Medical College; The New York Hospital -Cornell Medical Center
Topic: Results of the Early Lung cancer Action Project (ELCAP)
CME: Radiologic Approach to the Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer 

William Robinson, MD, PhD; American Cancer Society Professor of Medicine
Division of Medical Oncology, University of Colorado Health Sciences
Topic: Understanding and Regulating the Genes in Cancer
CME: Malignant Melanoma: Lab Discoveries to the Bedside 

Mark W. Geraci, MD; Asst. Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Topic: The Human Genome Project and it's Impact on Lung Cancer