2019 Speakers

Day 1 – March 7

Photo of Dr. Julie JohnsonJulie Johnson, PharmD

Dean and Distinguished Professor, College of Pharmacy
Director, UF Health Personalized Medicine Program
Member of the National Academy of Medicine
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Focus areas: cardiovascular pharmacogenomics, clinical implementation, translational research


Dr. Duane MitchellDuane A. Mitchell, MD, PhD

Phyllis Kottler Friedman Professor
State of Florida Endowed Cancer Research Chair
Co-Director – Preston A. Wells, Jr. Center for Brain Tumor Therapy
University of Florida Health, Gainesville, FL

Focus areas: neuro-oncology, immunotherapy, personalized cancer treatment

Euan Ashley PortraitEuan Ashley BSc, MB ChB, FRCP, DPhil, FAHA, FACC, FESC

Professor of Medicine, Genetics & Biomedical Data Science
Director, Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease
Co-Director, Stanford Data Science Initiative
Co-Director, Clinical Genomics Program
Principal Investigator, Stanford Center for Undiagnosed Diseases
Stanford University

Focus areas: Cardiology, Heart Failure, Inherited cardiovascular disease, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Cardiomyopathy, Dilated, Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Dysplasia, Sports Cardiology, Left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy, Genomic medicine, Undiagnosed disease

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Joshua Charles Denny, MD, MS

Professor of Biomedical Informatics and Medicine
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

Focus areas: Natural language processing, EHR phenotype genome-phenome associations identification, Precision Medicine, Pharmacogenomics

Peter J. Hulick

Peter J. Hulick, MD, MMSc

Director of the Center for Personalized Medicine
NorthShore University Health System
Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Focus areas: General Genetic Syndromes, Connective Tissue Disease, Cardiovascular Genetics, Cancer Genetics, Inherited Cancer Syndromes, Pharmacogenetics, Integration of genomic information and technology into clinical care

Hari Parvateneni PortraitHari K. Parvataneni, MD

Division Chief & Fellowship Director
Peter Gearen, M.D. Endowed Professorship in Orthopaedics
Arthroplasty, and Joint Reconstruction
University of Florida College of Medicine

Focus areas: Hip & Knee Joint Replacement, Perioperative Pain, Failed and Revision Arthroplasty

Kristine Crews Portrait Kristine Crews, PharmD

Translational Research Laboratory Director
Co-director, Pharmacokinetics Shared Resource
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Focus areas: Clinical pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of anticancer drugs in children, Clinical implementation of pharmacogenetics to individualize treatment regimens

Ann Moyer PortraitAnn Moyer, MD, PhD

Co-Director, Personalized Genomics Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Mayo Clinic Rochester

Focus areas: Molecular Pathology, Pharmacogenomics, Laboratory Medicine

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Marci Schwartz, MS, LGC

Genetic Counselor
Geisinger Genomic Medicine Institute
Danville, PA

Focus areas: MyCode Community Health Initiative, cardiovascular disease genetics, cancer genetics

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Howard McLeod, PharmD

Senior Member, Department of Cancer Epidemiology
Founding Medical Director, DeBartolo Family Personalized Medicine Institute
Cancer Research Endowed Chair
Moffitt Cancer Center

Focus areas: cancer epidemiology and genomics, pharmacogenomics, clinical pharmacology

Christopher Cogle PortraitChristopher R Cogle, MD

Professor, Hematology and Oncology
University of Florida College of Medicine
Scholar in Clinical Research, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Focus areas: Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Blood & Marrow Transplant, Stem Cell Biology

Alexander S. Parker, Ph.D., MS

Senior Associate Dean for Research
University of Florida College of Medicine – Jacksonville

Focus areas: molecular epidemiology of kidney cancer, public health

Larisa Cavallari PortraitLarisa Cavallari, PharmD

Associate Professor of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
Director, Center for Pharmacogenomics and Precision Medicine
University of Florida

Focus areas: cardiovascular pharmacology, pharmacogenomics, translational research

Carol Horowitz PortraitCarol Horowitz MD, MPH

Co-Director, Center for Health Equity and Community Engaged Research
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Focus areas: Internal medicine, health equity, chronic disease prevention and control

Jason Karnes PortraitJason H. Karnes, PharmD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science
University of Arizona College of Pharmacy

Focus areas: cardiovascular pharmacogenomics, heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT)

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Sonja A. Rasmussen, MD, MS

Professor, Pediatrics, and Epidemiology
Colleges of Medicine and Public Health and Health Professions
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Focus areas: Using genomics to improve the health of children, risk factors for birth defects, morbidity and mortality of genetic conditions and birth defects, and the effects of infections and medications during pregnancy

Mark Dunnenberger Profile PictureMark Dunnenberger, PharmD, BCPS

Director of Pharmacogenomics, Center for Personalized Medicine
NorthShore University Health System Center for Molecular Medicine, Chicago, IL

Focus Areas: Translating pharmacogenomics into clinical practice, developing information technology solutions for delivering genetic information to both clinicians and patients in a practical manner, and evaluating methods for educating healthcare professionals about pharmacogenetics

William Dalton PortraitWilliam S. Dalton, PhD, MD

Executive Chair, M2Gen
Founding Director
Moffitt Personalized Medicine Center

Focus areas: Medical Oncology, Malignant Hematology, Bone Marrow Transplant, Personalized Medicine

David Nelson PortraitDavid Nelson, MD

Director, Clinical and Translational Science Institute
Associate Dean for Clinical Research, College of Medicine
Assistant Vice President for Research, Office of Research
University of Florida

Focus areas: translational research, hepatology, viral hepatitis, liver cancer

Jeffrey Bishop, PharmD, MS, BCPP, FCCP

Associate Professor, Department of Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry
University of Minnesota

Focus areas: psychopharmacology, pharmacogenetics

Lauren Solberg PortraitLauren B. Solberg, JD, MTS

Program Director, Program in Bioethics,
Law and Medical Professionalism
Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Medicine

Focus areas: Bioethics and Aging, Protection of Human Subjects in Research, Responsible Conduct of Research, Use of Social Media in Biomedical and Social/Behavioral Research

Susanne Haga PortraitSusanne Haga, PhD

Associate Director, Education, Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology
and Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
Associate Professor, Duke University School of Medicine

Focus areas: Understanding what factors facilitate or impede the use of genomic medicine applications, both from the perspective of the patient/consumer and the health provider

Adam H BuchananAdam H Buchanan, MS, MPH, CGC

Assistant Professor
Genetic Counselor
Geisinger Genomic Medicine Institute

Focus areas: genomic screening programs, service delivery models for genetics services, clinical decision support based on family health history, assessing cancer risk management behaviors

Meghan Arwood, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research
University of Florida

Focus areas: pharmacogenomics implementation, pharmacotherapy

Christine Walko CropChristine Walko, PharmD, BCOP, FCCP

Personalized Medicine Specialist, DeBartolo
Family Personalized Medicine Institute
Associate Professor, University of South Florida College of Medicine

Focus areas: oncology, pharmacogenomics, molecular tumor boards

Photo of Dr. Max SmithD. Maxwell Smith III, PharmD, BCPS

Clinical Pharmacogenomics Specialist
MedStar Health

Focus area: clinical pharmacogenetics, pain management, implementation