AMC One Health Conference

2018 Conference Information

AnimAMC One Health logoal Medical Center’s 4th Annual One Health Conference: 
Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Image-Guided Procedures

Topics and Speakers:

  • Opening Remarks: Hal L. Folander, MD, SVP, Chief Medical Strategy Officer, Network Chairman, Department of Radiology, St. Luke’s University Health Network, AMC Board of Trustees Member
  • Keynote Address: Craig Glaiberman, MD, Vascular & Interventional Radiology Specialist, Sutter Health – “One World Health: Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained”
  • Comparative Interventional Oncology with Dr. Craig Glaiberman & Chick Weisse, VMD, DACVS, Interventional Radiologist, AMC
  • Reverse Translational Medicine in Endourology: Benefits of Treating Animals and Humans with Demetrius Bagley, MD, FACS, Urologist, Thomas Jefferson University & Allyson Berent, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), Interventional Endoscopist, AMC
  • Vascular Anomalies in Humans and Animals with Robert Rosen, MD, AVM Center Director, Interventional Radiology & Endovascular Surgery Specialist, The AVM Center of New York at Lenox Hill, & Dr. Chick Weisse
  • GI Interventions: Similarities in Animals and Humans with Mark Schattner, MD, FASGE, AGAF, Gastroenterologist, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, & Dr. Allyson Berent
  • Closing Remarks: Dr. Chick Weisse

RACE and NYSED Saturday, November 3, 2018
8am – 4pm
Weill Cornell Medicine
Belfer Research Building
413 E. 69th Street

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Weill Cornell LogoThis FREE conference is a partnership between Animal Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine’s Clinical & Translational Science Center.


2017 Conference Information

Animal Medical Center’s 3rd Annual One Health Conference:
Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Cardiology, was held on Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Topics & Speakers

  • Cardiac Genomics with Dr. Kate Meurs, NCSU & Dr. Jeff Towbin, Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital
  • Endomyocardial Biopsy with Dr. Taryn Donovan, AMC & Dr. Navneet Narula, Cornell
  • Pathophysiology Mitral Valve Prolapse with Dr. Mark Oyama, UPenn & Dr. Giovanni Ferrari, Columbia
  • Echocardiography MVP with Dr. Dennis Trafny, AMC & Dr. Rebecca Hahn, Columbia
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy with Dr. Phil Fox, AMC & Dr. Mark Sherrid, NYU
  • Pulmonary Hypertension and Tracheomalacia with Dr. Rebecca Stepien, Wisconsin & Dr. Mohit Chawla, MSKCC

2016 Conference Information

Animal Medical Center’s 2nd Annual One Health Conference: Connecting Human and Veterinary Medicine, A Comparative Approach to Endocrine Disease was held on November 5, 2016.

Topics & Speakers

  • Keynote address by Dr. Richard Goldstein, “Companion Animals: A Naturally Occurring Model for Human Disease
  • Hyperthyroidism with Dr. Mark Peterson, Animal Endocrine Clinic, and Dr. Susana Ebner, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Hypothyroidism with Dr. Dennis Slade, AMC, and Dr. James Hurley, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Diabetes Mellitus Type II with Dr. Beth Appleman, AMC, and Dr. Felicia Mendelsohn Curanaj, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Acromegaly with Dr. Carly Bloom, AMC, and Dr. Georgiana Dobri, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Hyperaldosteronism with Dr. Doug Palma, AMC, and Dr. Mark Pecker, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Thyroid Cancer with Dr. Nicole Leibman, AMC, and Dr. Aviram Mizrachi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Closing remarks by Dr. Julianne Imperato-McGinley, 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