Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

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The Well Being Well Conference is a community education day hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center. The conference features keynote speakers, concurrent breakout sessions, and panel discussions covering a wide variety of timely health issues, including: men’s, women’s, and children’s health, genetics, clinical trials, cancer survivorship, preventative healthcare, holistic treatments, nutrition, exercise, skin care, and achieving a healthy lifestyle. Physicians and scientists from Sylvester, along with nationally recognized leaders in the healthcare community, will lead and facilitate presentations and panel discussions. Throughout the day, speakers and moderators will offer real-life examples of the importance of the mind-body connection in achieving and sustaining good health.

Participants include a diverse cross-section of the community including cancer survivors, care givers, as well as community, civic and business leaders – anyone with an active interest in learning more about cancer and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

As the only academic-based cancer center in South Florida, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center is in a unique position to lead, offering an integrated, educational approach to achieving a healthy lifestyle to the community it serves.

When: Thursday, November 6, 2014 – 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Where: JW Marriott Marquis Miami – 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131

Luncheon Keynote Speaker – Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Scientist, Pulitzer prize winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer and subject of the Spring, 2015 Ken Burns’ Special: Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

Event Chairs – Vivian & Ignacio Urbieta, Conference Chairs, along with Nelly M. Farra, Vice Chair, are spearheading a committed group of leaders, volunteers, and philanthropists dedicated to cancer research, education, and prevention.

Tickets – $125 per person. Link to buy tickets are coming soon!

Nelly Y. Farra
Sessions & Speaker Relations Chair

Austin Gaines
Sponsorship Chair Barbara Woolverton

Barbara Woolverton
Volunteer Chair

Austin Gaines & Vivian Urbieta
Well Being Marketplace

Media & Marketing Chair

For sponsorship and registration information contact Katie Repici at 305-243-9088 or

WellBeingWell Conference 2011

To view pictures from WellBeingWell 2011, please visit Sylvester on Facebook

The 2011 WellBeingWell conference was sponsored by Chico’s and took place April 26, 2011 at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. It featured keynote speakers Donna E. Shalala, Ph.D., president of the University of Miami and former U.S. secretary of Health and Human Services, and Andrew Weil, M.D., world-renowned leader and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine. Emmy-award-winning TV news anchor Jackie Nespral of NBC Miami closed the conference luncheon.

The conference was hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and featured concurrent breakout sessions and panel discussions led by Sylvester medical professionals and experts.

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