Western New York

SOCRA Western New York State Chapter Spring Program

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Gaylord Cary Meeting Room
Research Studies Center (RSC) Building
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14203

Schedule of Events

8:30 - 8:45

Registration - Continental Breakfast with coffee/tea

 8:45 - 9:00

Welcome from Western New York Chapter of SoCRA
Virginia Doran, MLT, BS, MBA, CCRP
Chair Western New York Chapter SoCRA
Administrator - Regulatory Affairs

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

9:00 - 10:00


Title: "Clinical Investigator: A 360 degree view"
Saby George, M.D.Staff Physician Medical Oncology/Investigator GU Program
Assistant Professor of Oncology
Roswell Park Cancer Institute


  1. Identify the at least 3 aspects of being a clinical investigator
  2. Define the various steps in creating new knowledge by a clinical investigator

(1 CE Regulatory)

 10:00 - 11:00

Title: "What is AYA Oncology and Why is it Relevant in Research World"?
Lynda Kwon Beaupin, M.D.
Staff Physician Medical Oncology/ Investigator Department of Pediatrics
Roswell Park Cancer Institute


  1. Learn about who the NCI classifies as an "AYA" or "adolescent or young adult".
  2. Review cancer types typically seen in the AYA spectrum.
  3. Discuss study protocols that pertain to AYAs

(1 CE Therapeutic/Operational Area)

 11:00 - 1:00

Title: Emerging Alternative Therapies; Treating the Whole Patient
Arup Bhattacharya, DHM, PhD
Homeopathic Healers

Objective:  Learn the aspects of healing and the bodies response to treatment
(2 CE Therapeutic/Operational Area)

Question and Answer - Closing Remarks


SOCRA members will receive a certificate and credited for (up to) 4 hours (1 Regulatory, 3 Therapeutic Area) of Continuing Education Credit.

Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually attended.

Admission Fee: There is no fee for this event  

Suggested Hotel:   DoubleTree Club Buffalo Downtown
                                   125 High Street
                                   Buffalo, NY 14203
                                  (716) 845-0112

 Please RSVP to:   Virginia Doran - send reply by 4/25 Virginia.doran@roswellpark.org 



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