The School of Nursing invites faculty, staff, and students to attend a special visiting scholar presentation by Meghan Underhill-Blazey, PhD, APRN, AOCNS, entitled "Patient-Centered Research in High-Risk Cancer Care: Outcomes and Opportunities."
Dr. Underhill-Blazey is a nurse practitioner, the interim director of The Phyllis F. Cantor Center at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, and an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. She obtained her PhD in 2011 from SUNY Buffalo and her body of research is in oncology with a focus on individuals with hereditary risks. Her interests include creating interventions that improve and promote the health of individuals who are not currently ill but have inherited cancers in their family as well as helping individuals deal with stress associated from the loss of multiple family members to inherited cancers.
A lunch of baked ziti and tossed salad will be provided starting at 12 p.m. As this is a special occasion the presentation following the lunch will go from 12:10-12:50, leaving time for questions and discussion until 1 p.m.
Monday, January 28 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Helen Wood Hall, 1w502
255 Crittenden Boulevard, Rochester NY 14642