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Annual Research Symposium

symposium-logo-.pngWe are pleased to announce the Seventh Annual Research Symposium and Awards Ceremony for best poster and oral presentation!

Join us in viewing poster and oral presentations put on by HWCOM students and affiliates (including PA, MA, MS, & PhD students, residents, and alumni). Topics include: Anesthesiology, Epidemiology, Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Medical Education, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedics, Public Health, and many more.

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Guest Speaker:

Stephanie Goff, MD

Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Bethesda, Maryland


Stephanie L. Goff, MD, is a surgeon on the senior staff of the Surgery Branch of the National Cancer Institute at the NIH and is a senior member of Dr. Steven A. Rosenberg’s lab. Her research interests include adoptive cell therapy for the treatment of solid tumors, building on the backbone of success in patients with metastatic melanoma to investigate the strategy in patients with metastatic breast cancer. Her publications range from analysis of early trials of checkpoint blockade to genetic modifications of T-cell receptors.

She is an honors graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Mechanical Engineering) and obtained her MD at the University of South Florida in Tampa. After training in tumor immunology, Dr. Goff completed her general surgery residency at Columbia University followed by a surgical oncology fellowship at the combined Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital program.

Awards and Honors

2020 NIH Director's Award - The Alan S. Rabson Award for Clinical Care
2020 NIH Clinical Center - Staff Clinician of the Year
2019 NCI Director's Award of Merit

Symposium Schedule




7:30-8:30 am


Virtual & In Person

8:30-8:45 am

Welcome Remarks


8:45-10:15 am

Oral Presentations I

Virtual & In Person

10:15-10:30 am



10:30 am-12:00 pm

Oral Presentations II

Virtual & In Person

12:00-1:30 pm

Open Poster Session*


1:30-3:00 pm

Oral Presentations III

Virtual & In Person

3:00-3:15 pm



3:15-4:00 pm

AOA Speaker – Dr. Stephanie Goff

Virtual & In Person

4:00-4:30 pm



4:30-5:00 pm

Awards Ceremony (via Zoom)