Stanford Head and Neck Cancer Patient Education Day

April 22, 2018

Schedule of Events

   8:00-8:45     Registration and Breakfast

   8:45-9:00     Welcome

   9:00-9:20     Keynote address: Hooper

   9:20-9:40     Research at Stanford: Rosenthal

   9:40-10:00   Mood disorders: Kogon

  10:00-10:30   Human Papilloma Virus: Fakhry

  10:30-10:50   Networking coffee break

  10:50-11:10   Cancer genomics: Reyes

  11:10-11:30   Swallowing Disorders: Dewan

  11:30-12:00   Question & Answer Panel+

  12:00-1:00     Lunch

  1:00-1:20       Palliative care: Fronk

  1:20-1:40       Nutrition post-treatment: Shapiro

  1:40-2:00       Exercise: Grosvenor

  2:00-2:20       Lymphedema: Starmer

  2:20-2:40       Skin care: Strelo

  2:40-3:15      "We have walked in your shoes" - Patient/caregiver panel

  3:15-4:00      Question & Answer Panel*

Distinguished Faculty


Beth Beadle, MD+

Amanda Bunnell, MSW+

Karuna Dewan, MD+

Cathy Draper, MS*

Jeffrey Edwards, MS, CCC-SLP*

Joshua Fronk, MD

Julie Grosvenor, ACSM CET, PT

F. Christopher Holsinger, MD*

Matthew Kendra, MD+

Manuela Kogon, MD

Rochelle Reyes, PA-C

Eben Rosenthal, MD

Astrid Shapiro, RD+

Heather Starmer, MA CCC-SLP

Jenna Strelo, MS, NP*


+ a.m. panel member

* p.m. panel member


Informational tables including:

  • nutrition services, social work, supportive care programs, library services, rehabilitation, dental care, and skin care
  • StoryCorps audio recording opportunities
  • Therapy dogs


Thank You

This program has been generously supported by a philanthropic patient donor.

If you are interested in supporting this event so it can be offered annually, please contact:

Cliff Harris

(650) 721-5659

Patient Education Day 2017