Speaker Profile

Ph.D., Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention, Harvard University

Dr. Timothy Rebbeck is the Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention at the Harvard T.H. Chan School Of Public Health and Professor of Medical Oncology at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Professor Rebbeck also serves as the director for the Zhu Family Center for Global Cancer Prevention Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health and the Center for Cancer Equity and Engagement at Dana Farber Harvard Cancer Center. Professor Rebbeck’s research focuses on the etiology and prevention of cancer, with an emphasis on cancer disparities and global health. He has directed large, multicenter studies and international consortia that have identified genetic, molecular, and epidemiological factors associated with cancer risk, outcomes, and disparities. He leads the international Men of African Descent and Carcinoma of the Prostate (MADCaP) network and has led a number of consortia studying hereditary cancer risk and prevention.

Ensuring equity in precision oncology
Novel technologies in precision oncology offer great promise for improved cancer screening, early detection, treatment, and monitoring. However, it is well known that the introduction of novel technologies can create or exacerbate health disparities. Forethought and planning are needed to ensure precision tools lead to equity in health.

 Session Abstract – PMWC 2023 Silicon Valley

Track 2 - January 25 9.00 A.M.-3.00 P.M.

Track Co-Chairs:
Russ Cucina, UCSF

  • How can AI and Data Science Determine Which Patients should be Preemptively Tested? (PANEL)
    Chair: Russ Cucina, UCSF
    - Lisa Kroon, UCSF
    - Eran Segal, WI
    - Daniel Knecht, CVS Health
  • Establishing Genomics in the Clinic as a Routine Requires AI and Automation
    Chair: Bani Tamraz, UCSF
    - Sergio Baranzini, UCSF
    - Gill Bejeran, Stanford
  • Representation and Equity in Genomic Data
    Chair: Karen Miga, UCSC
    - Timothy Rebbeck, Harvard
    - Keolu Fox, UC San Diego
  • Overcoming Barriers to Bringing Multi-omic's into Clinical Practices
    Chair: Russ Cucina, UCSF
    - Peter DeVault, Epic
    - Kevin Hass, Myriad
    - Kevin Cramer, Sapio Sciences
    - Jim Chen, Tempus
  • Misaligned Incentives Across Public-Private Partnerships in Patient Health (PANEL)
    Chair: Justin Wildsmith, Syntropy
    - Ken Harris, AWS
    - Steve Goldstein, UC Irvine
    - Suzanne George, Dana Farber Cancer Institute
    - Nelson D’Antonio, Palantir
  • PMWC Showcase:
    - Thomas Westerling-Bui, Aiforia Inc.