The Endowed Lecture Series

The Endowed Lecture Series

In 2002, an endowment fund was established with one $50,000 grant. This fund was used to create the Endowed Lecture Series. Each year, the Endowed Lecture Series enables SUNY Upstate Medical University to bring to Syracuse a leading expert in breast cancer to lecture on new developments in treating the disease. The content of the lectures is directed toward physicians. The lectures inspire additional research locally and assure that the medical community is kept up to date on new breast cancer information. The community is welcome to attend the lectures. Each lecture is dedicated in loving celebration of a breast cancer survivor from Central New York.

2014 Lecture Series

Bobby Jo Wilson

DeDee Smith Milewitz

Judy Smith

2013 Lecture Series

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Diane Aloi
The Thirteenth Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Victor Hruby, PhD
Regents Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Arizona

The Impact of Genomics and Proteomics on Drug Design: Design of Multivalent Peptide and Peptidomimetic Ligands for Disease
Gen-Sheng Feng, PhD
University of California San Diego

Shp2 in Health and Diseases: From Mechanism to Therapy
Professor, Pathology, School of Medicine, and the Division of Biological Sciences, University of California San Diego

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Judy Durling
The Twelfth Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Dennis Carson, MD
Professor Emeritus of Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine, Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology and a member of the Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board.

2012 Lecture Series

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Brandy Giarrusso
The Eleventh Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Wayne Hendrickson, PhD
Dr. Hendrickson is a University Professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and also a member of the Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board.

Conformational Equilibria in the Allosteric Control of Hsp70 Molecular Chaperones

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Allison Zakala
The Eleventh Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Wayne Hendrickson, PhD
Dr. Hendrickson is a University Professor in Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and also a member of the Cancer Research Institute Scientific Advisory Board

Conformational Equilibria in the Allosteric Control of Hsp70 Molecular Chaperones

2011 Lecture Series

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Judy Hooper
The Tenth Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Director, The Center for Informed Choice, and Professor of Surgery and of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program at DHMC.
Informed Decision-making in Breast Cancer with Special Attention to Mastectomy and Reconstruction.

2010 Lecture Series

In Loving Memory of Lynn Conroy
The Ninth Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Director, The Center for Informed Choice, and Professor of Surgery and of Community and Family Medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, Medical Director of the Comprehensive Breast Program at DHMC.
Informed Decision-making in Breast Cancer with Special Attention to Mastectomy and Reconstruction.

2009 Lecture Series

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Lynn J. Schwenn Johnson
The Eighth Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Kimberly VanZee, MD, FACS
Board-certified surgical oncologist, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York “Nomograms”

2008 Lecture Series

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Gina Sherlock
The Seventh Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Jay R. Harris, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School “Update on Local Therapy for Breast Cancer”

2007 Lecture Series

Dedicated in Loving Celebration of Stacy Huntington
The Sixth Baldwin Endowed Lecture

Seema A. Khan, MD
Professor of Surgery, Co-leader Breast Cancer Program, Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
“Treating the Intact Primary Tumor in Metastatic Breast Cancer: A Contradiction in Terms, or a Promising Strategy?”