The WellBeingWell 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 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, 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.
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
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
Tickets – $125 per person.
Sponsorships – For information about sponsorship opportunities please click here.
STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Vivian & Ignacio Urbieta, Conference Chairs
Nelly M. Farra, Vice Chair
Beatriz Currier, M.D.
Nelly Y. Farra
Jo Ann Lederman
Dr. Ashwin Mehta
Barbara Tinker Pekor
Romy Portuonda Remior
Gina Van Hemert
For additional information contact Katie Repici at 305-243-9088 or email@example.com.
Past WellBeingWell Conferences
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.