37th Annual Meeting
American Society of Preventive Oncology
37th Annual Meeting
March 9-12, 2013
ASPO conference rate is $177/night (single/double) which includes: wireless internet access in guest room, complimentary use of health club, morning newspaper, overnight shoe shine, and coffee and tea service in the Deli each morning at designated hours.
Electra Paskett Annual Scholarship Award: The Board of ASPO is pleased to announce The Electra Paskett Travel award for the top ranking abstract submitted by either a pre- or postdoctoral fellow. This award will cover registration and up to $1,500 of travel related expenses to the change to ASPO 2013 in Memphis, TN. This award is named in honor of ASPO's outgoing president for her outstanding commitment to mentorship and training and in recognition of her visionary leadership. Please make sure you mark pre- or post-doc on abstract submission form if you want to be considered.
American Cancer Society Travel Award: The ACS Calle/Rodriguez Memorial Minority Travel Award is given for two top ranking abstracts submitted by either a full-time graduate or medical students, residents, clinical or postdoctoral fellows, or junior faculty members from groups considered to be underrepresented in cancer research (African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native-Americans, Native Pacific Islanders/Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives), as defined by the NCI. Each award will cover $1,500 of travel related expenses to the ASPO 2013 meeting in Memphis. This award is named in honor of Dr. Jeanne Calle and Dr. Carmen Rodriguez who were outstanding scientists; valued colleagues and committed mentors to many at the American Cancer Society.
2013 Preliminary Program Agenda (Updated March 3, 2013)
ASPO Program Committee Members
Co-Chairs:Leslie Robison, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Graham Colditz, Washington University in St. Louis
Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, City of Hope
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, University of Alabama - Birmingham
Susan Gapstur, PhD, American Cancer Society
Robert Hiatt, MD, PhD, UC - San Francisco
Elena Martinez, PhD, UC - San Diego
Polly Newcomb, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Electra Paskett, PhD, The Ohio State University
Peter Shields, MD, The Ohio State University
Brian Sprague, PhD, University of Vermont
Amy Trentham-Dietz, PhD, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Celine Vachon, PhD, Mayo Clinic
Erika Waters, PhD, Washington University in St. Louis
Margaret Wrensch, PhD, UC - San Francisco