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SUO YUO Webinar Series — Session II

October 12, 2020
Virtual Event

All sessions are listed in Eastern time

  • 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
  • Mentorship in Surgery
    Speaker: David Penson, MD, MPH
  • 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
  • Gender Disparity in Urology
    Amy N. Luckenbaugh, MD
    Christopher Wallis, MD, PhD, FRCSC

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Speaker Biographies
David F. Penson, MD, MPH

David F. Penson, MD, MPH is the Hamilton and Howd Chair in Urologic Oncology, Director of the Center for Surgical Quality and Outcomes Research and Professor and Chair, Department of Urology at Vanderbilt University. While his general research focus is in clinical epidemiology and health services research across all urologic disease, his specific interests include the comparative effectiveness of treatment options in localized prostate cancer and the impact of the disease and its treatment on patients’ quality of life. In addition, he has a strong interest in health policy and quality improvement. He has received peer-reviewed grant funding from the National Cancer Institute, the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He also maintains a clinical practice in urologic oncology at the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center.

Amy N. Luckenbaugh, MD
Amy N. Luckenbaugh, MD is a current Assistant Professor of Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a graduate of the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Luckenbaugh completed her 5-year residency in General Surgery and Urologic Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She then completed her 2-year Society of Urologic Oncology fellowship at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Her clinical and research interests are focused on the care of patients with all urologic malignancies including cancers of the bladder, kidney, testis, prostate, adrenal gland and penis. She is a current member of the Society of Women in Urology Board.

Christopher J.D. Wallis
Christopher J.D. Wallis is a Urologic Oncology Fellow and Instructor in Urology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He obtained his Doctor of Medicine from the University of British Columbia, his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Epidemiology & Health Care Research from the Institute of Health Policy, Management & Evaluation at the University of Toronto, and completed his clinical residency in Urology at the University of Toronto affiliated hospitals. In addition to research focused on leveraging a variety of epidemiologic techniques to understand and improve care for patients with urologic malignancies, he has an interest in understanding and addressing disparities for both patients and physicians