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Thomas G. DeLoughery, MD, MACP, FAWM

DeLoughery, Thomas
Professor of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Tom DeLoughery is a native Hoosier who graduated from Indiana State University in 1981 (one year after Larry Bird) and the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1985. He did his internship at the University of California, Irvine before traveling to Oregon where he finished his internal medicine residency and hematology/oncology fellowship.

Matt Kalaycio, MD

Kalaycio, Matt
Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Center

Matt Kalaycio, MD, FACP, is the former Chairman of the Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute. Dr. Kalaycio is also a Professor in the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. Board-certified in hematology, Dr. Kalaycio's clinical interests are in leukemia and hematopoietic cell transplantation.

Ryan J. Mattison, MD

Mattison, Ryan
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Wisconsin Health

Dr Mattison is an associate professor of medicine within the division of hematology/oncology at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He earned his medical degree at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA. He completed his residency at University of North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC and his fellowship at the University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, IL. Dr. Mattison is board-certified in internal medicine, medical oncology and hematology.

Cecelia Arana Li, MD

Yi, Cecelia Arana
Assistant Professor
University of New Mexico Clinical and Translational Science Center

Dr Arana Yi is Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences, Clinical and Translational Science Center. Dr Arana Yi is an active researcher and specializes in

Shannon McCurdy, MD

McCurdy, Shannon
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania

Shannon McCurdy, MD is Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and is employed by Penn Medicine. Dr. McCurdy is board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. She is an active researcher and works with the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplant Program, the Hematological Malignancies (Blood Cancer) Program and the Leukemia Program. 

Sarah Bannon, MS, CGC

Bannon, Sarah
Senior Genetic Counselor
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Sarah Bannon is a Senior Genetic Counselor in the Department of Clinical Cancer Genetics at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her clinical responsibilities include providing risk assessment and genetic counseling services to individuals at risk for an inherited predisposition to hematologic malignancies (leukemia). She is the Genetic Counselor for the Hereditary Hematologic Malignancies Clinic (HHMC).

Mary K. Hughes, MS, RN, CNS, CT

Hughes, Mary
Outpatient, Clinical Nurse Specialist
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Mary K. Hughes, MS, RN, CNS, CT, is a Outpatient, Clinical Nurse Specialist with the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Psychiatry Department where she works with a team of mental health professionals to support patients, families and caregivers from diagnosis to treatment to survivorship. 

2020 National Virtual Patient & Family Conference

AAMDSIF hosted the 2020 National Patient & Family Conference ONLINE over three days, July 17 - 19, 2020. The Conference featured three days of educational workshops, panels and speakers for patients, families and caregivers with

Event Date: 
Fri, 07/17/2020 to Sun, 07/19/2020