One Health Lecture

Tuesday, April 12, 2016
5:00 pm
Vet Med 2226

 

Dr. Rod Page

Dr. Rod Page, Director
Flint Animal Cancer Center
Colorado State University

One Health Oncology: Building the Tool Box for the Continuum of Cancer Care - Lecture is open to the public

This lecture will discuss the value of comparative oncology for basic discovery, prevention, therapy and trials conduct for improvement of cancer care in all species. Examples of opportunities and resources will be described from the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study and from a recent workshop held at the Institute of Medicine on the role of clinical data from companion animal trials in translational cancer research. 

Approved for 1 CEU by the Iowa Board of Veterinary Medicine

About the speaker:
Dr. Page received his DVM from Colorado State University and completed specialty training in the field of medical oncology in NYC. He has held academic appointments at North Carolina State University and Cornell University. Dr. Page returned to Colorado as the Director of the Flint Animal Cancer Center in 2010 (www.csuanimalcancercenter.org ) and recently was conferred the Stephen J Withrow Presidential Chair in Oncology. Dr. Page has co-authored 120 manuscripts, 35 book chapters and one text-book. He is Principal Investigator on the Golden Retriever Lifetime Study – the largest prospective, observational cohort study in dogs to determine the influence of lifestyle, diet, genetic and environmental factors on health outcomes.