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Wayne State University School of Medicine


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Valvular Heart Disease
July 26 2017 at 7:00 AM
Harper University Hospital
Featuring Maram Marouki, M.D. Presented by the WSU Department of Anesthesiology.
Prostate Cancer Symposium: A National Summit
September 16 2017 at 7:30 AM
MotorCity Casino Hotel Conference Center
The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in collaboration with the Wayne State University School of Medicine, will present the seventh annual Prostate Cancer Symposium: A National Summit, on Sept. 16 from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the MotorCity Casino Hotel Conference Center in Detroit. This year’s symposium will welcome representatives and advocates from health organizations across the country. The focus of the symposium will be to update participants about treatment advancements, importance of clinical trials, education, advocacy and survivorship. The symposium will be led by Elisabeth Heath, M.D., F.A.C.P., the Patricia C. and E. Jan Hartmann endowed chair in Prostate Cancer Research at Karmanos Cancer Institute and professor of Oncology and Medicine for the Wayne State University School of Medicine. She will be joined by several national and international prostate cancer experts, survivors and advocates. The keynote speaker will be outfielder and three-time All-Star Ken Griffey Sr., a prostate cancer survivor and advocate with Bayer’s Men Who Speak Up program. Griffey encourages men to be aware of symptoms and break the silence when it comes to advanced prostate cancer. The symposium is free and open to the public, including those who advocate for prostate cancer funding. Pre-registration is required before Sept. 16 to accommodate for food and hand-out materials. The symposium will take place from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the MotorCity Casino Hotel Conference Center, entrance to Sound Board Theater, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit. Complimentary parking will be available in the Ohio Lot off Brooklyn Street. Register by visiting or by calling 1-800-KARMANOS (1-800-527-6266.).
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The Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery is comprised of eightteen full-time clinical faculty and research faculty. The department currently offers patient centered comprehensive care of both children and adults in a wide variety of conditions relative to the ear, face, nose, paranasal sinuses and throat. In addition, the Department is conducting basic science research in hearing loss, tinnitus, bioengineering, and head and neck cancer and has been rated among the top 20 programs nationally.