On Fri., Nov. 10, as part of the annual Duke Medical Alumni Weekend, Medicine Grand Rounds moves to the Great Hall of the Trent Semans Center for Health Education.
The event begins at 8 a.m. and will feature Roger M. Stein, PhD, giving the Eugene A. Stead Jr., MD, Lecture, an annual health policy talk by an invited speaker. Dr. Stein's talk is Can Financial Engineering Cure Cancer?
Dr. Stein is currently adjunct professor of finance at NYU’s Stern School of Business, research affiliate at the MIT Laboratory for Financial Engineering, and affiliated researcher at the Center for Risk Management Research a the University of California, Berkeley.
Stein has been actively engaged in developing, implementing and writing about new approaches to applied risk modeling and financial prediction for almost 30 years. He and his teams have developed, implemented and delivered products and services that have become industry benchmarks in banking and finance.
His TED talk, A bold new way to fund drug research, has been viewed more than 900,000 times.
A continental breakfast will be served beginning at 7:30 a.m.
Panel discussion 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.
A panel discussion will follow Dr. Stein's presentation. Panel participants include:
- Roger Stein, PhD
- David Robinson, PhD, MBA, J. Rex Fuqua Professor of International Management in the Fuqua School of Business
- Kimberly Blackwell, MD, professor of medicine (Medical Oncology)
- Eric Peterson, MD, Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Adrian Hernandez, MD, vice dean for clinical research and professor of medicine (Cardiology), will moderate the discussion.
About Medicine Grand Rounds
Medicine Grand Rounds is a weekly conference that features speakers from within Duke and around the world discussing clinical and research topics.