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AMC One Health ConferenceAnimal Medical Center’s Annual One Health Conference: 
Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Endocrine Disease

Saturday, November 5, 2016
8am – 4pm
Weill Cornell Medical College
Belfer Research Building
413 East 69th Street

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2016 Conference Schedule

  • 8:00 am – 9:00 am REGISTRATION
  • 9:00 am – 9:10 am Welcome with Dr. Richard Goldstein, Chief Medical Officer, AMC
  • 9:10 am – 9:45 am Keynote address with Dr. Richard Goldstein, “Companion Animals: A Naturally Occurring Model for Human Disease
  • 9:45 am – 10:30 am Hyperthyroidism with Dr. Mark Peterson, Animal Endocrine Clinic, and Dr. Susana Ebner, Columbia University Medical Center
  • 10:30 am – 10:45 am BREAK
  • 10:45 am – 11:30 am Hypothyroidism with Dr. Dennis Slade, AMC, and Dr. James Hurley, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 11:30 am – 12:15 pm Diabetes Mellitus Type II with Dr. Beth Appleman, AMC, and Dr. Felicia Mendelsohn Curanaj, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • 12:15 pm – 1:00 pm LUNCH
  • 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm Acromegaly with Dr. Carly Bloom, AMC, and Dr. Georgiana Dobri, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Hyperaldosteronism with Dr. Doug Palma, AMC, and Dr. Mark Pecker, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • 2:30 pm – 2:45 pm BREAK
  • 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Thyroid Cancer with Dr. Nicole Leibman, AMC, and Dr. Aviram Mizrachi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Closing remarks with Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley, Weill Cornell Medical College

This conference is held in partnership with the Clinical and Translational Science Center at Weill Cornell Medical College.


2015 Conference Information

Animal Medical Center’s Inaugural One Health Conference:
Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Cancer Care, was held on October 3, 2015. Watch highlights from this event:

Topics Included:

  • One Health Oncology: Building the Toolbox for the Continuum of Cancer Care
  • Human and Feline Breast Cancer, New Concepts
  • Endoscopic Assisted Removal of Brain Tumors in Dogs
  • Endoscopic Transsphenoidal Removal of Pituitary Tumors
  • When is More Better? Beyond CHOP for Lymphoma in Humans and Pet Dogs
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Historical Development and Modern Applications
  • Interventional Oncology: New Advances in Regional Tumor Therapy
  • Image Guided Interventions in Oncology
  • Novel Pain Therapies: Current and Future Applications
  • Immunotherapy and the Veterinary Patient – The Melanoma Vaccine
  • Emerging Concepts in Immunotherapy of Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma: Children’s Oncology Group Clinical Trials
  • Seeking Meaningful Results in the Treatment of Canine Osteosarcoma


  • Dr. Rod Page, Flint Animal Cancer Center at Colorado State University
  • Dr. Larry Norton, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Dr. Theodore Schwartz, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
  • Dr. Kristy Richards,  Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine/Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Dr. Nicholas Sanfilippo, NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Dr. Stephen Solomon, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Dr. Michael Weinberger,  NewYork Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Dr. Neil Segal, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Dr. Rich Gorlick, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
  • Dr. William Dernell, Washington State University School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Dr. Richard Goldstein,  Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. Nicole Leibman, Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. John McCue, Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. Ann Hohenhaus, Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. Rachel St-Vincent, Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. Chick Weisse, Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. Berit Fischer, Animal Medical Center
  • Dr. Maria Camps, Animal Medical Center