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Clinical Research Center Seminar Series

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
12:00pm – 1:00pm

UConn Health
Low Learning Center

The Lowell P. Weicker, Jr. Clinical Research Center (CRC) Seminar Series On Methods in Clinical Research

Provided by UConn School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Clinical Research Center

“US-guided Diffuse Optical Tomography: Assessing Functional Differences in Malignant and Benign Breast Lesions and Predicting Pathologic Response in the Neoadjuvant Treatment of Breast Cancers”

Susan Tannenbaum, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Hematology-Oncology Carole & Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center

WEB CAST: (Note: No CME’s given for Web Cast viewing) Light lunch and beverage provided from 11:30 AM-12:00 PM

Target Audience: Faculty, staff, residents, and students interested in clinical research Learning Objectives: Participants will be able to: a) Describe the basis of the US-NIR technology for use in breast cancer detection and treatment monitoring and the multidisciplinary approach involved; b) Judge its usefulness in predicting and monitoring treatment responsiveness in the neoadjuvant setting; Understand its application in the determination of benign from malignant breast lesions.

Accreditation: UConn School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. UConn School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Susan Tannenbaum, has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation. Dr. Tannenbaum will not be discussing the off-label use of any product. This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it. Food and refreshments provided by the CRC. Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email. If you do not receive an evaluation assignment within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted.


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