On Nov. 6, 2014, Chico’s proudly presented The WellBeingWell Conference, a community education day hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami. The conference features keynote speakers, concurrent breakout sessions, and panel discussions covering a wide variety of timely cancer issues, including: men and women’s health, genetics, clinical trials, cancer survivorship, preventative healthcare, nutrition, exercise, skin care, and achieving a healthy lifestyle. Physicians and scientists from Sylvester, lead and facilitated presentations and panel discussions. Throughout the day, speakers and moderators offered real-life examples of the importance of the mind-body connection in achieving and sustaining good health.
Tickets were $125 and included 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 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.
Breakfast Keynote Speaker – Stephen D. Nimer, M.D., Director, Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center, Professor of Medicine, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Luncheon Keynote Speaker – Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D., Ph.D., Physician and 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
Harcoutt M. & Virginia W. Sylvester Foundation
JW Marriott Marquis Miami
Audio Visual services
The Miami Herald
Morrison Brown Argiz Farra
Roberta & Harvey Chaplin
Colleen & Richard Fain
Elemis Spa at the Village of Merrick Park
Havenick Family/Magic City Casino
Joan & J. David Scheiner
Lily & David Serviansky
Barbara Woolverton & Veronica Echeverria
Sandy & Tom Levinson
Peggy Hollander & Dr. Diane Walder
Pam Zakheim in Honor of the Cancer Support Community
The Gaines Family
One sponsor would like to remain anonymous
STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Vivian & Ignacio Urbieta, Conference & Sylvester Showcase Chairs
Nelly M. Farra, Conference Vice Chair, Curriculum & Marketing Chair
Beatriz Currier, M.D.
Josefina Farra, M.D.
Nelly Y. Farra
Jo Ann Lederman
Marc Lippman, M.D.
Ashwin Mehta, M.D.
Romy Portuonda Remior
J. David Scheiner
Gina Van Hemert
Diane Walder, M.D.
For additional information contact Katie Repici at 305-243-9088 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past WellBeingWell Conferences
To view pictures from WellBeingWell 2014, please visit Sylvester on Facebook
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.