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Evolution of Cancer Treatment from an Oncologist’s Perspective at Adelphi on November 28

On Wednesday, November 28, the Office
of Pre-Professional Advising and Fellowships, the Pre-Professional Club and the
Biology Club will host “Evolution of Cancer Treatment-Hippocrates to Genome
Sequencing: An Oncologist’s Perspective.” The guest lecturer, Dr. Kenneth
Zamkoff, specializes in bone marrow transplant. The event will take place at
1:00 p.m. in the Adelphi University Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise, Room 215S, 1
South Avenue, Garden City, NY.


Dr. Zamkoff has held numerous
supervisory positions. He is the former medical director of the Hematopoietic
Stem Cell Laboratory and the associate director of the Bone Marrow Transplant
Program at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. He has
also served as the director of the Bone Marrow Transplant Program, SUNY Health
Science Center, Syracuse, NY and as a professor of Clinical Medicine and director
of the Blood and Marrow Hematopoietic Stem Cell Program in the Division of
Hematology/Oncology at SUNY Stony Brook.


A graduate of University of Pennsylvania,
Dr. Zamkoff has also received training in public health from the Harvard School
of Public Health. First completing an internship at SUNY Upstate Medical
Center, Dr. Zamkoff went on to serve as chief resident in medicine as well as
fellow in medical oncology there.


For more information, contact
Robert I. Schwartz, Ed. D, at (516) 877-3140.


About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with
excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of
active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and
programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced
Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education,
University College, Robert B. Willumstad School of Business, Schools of Nursing
and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate
degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi
University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 43 states and 45 foreign countries. With its main campus in
Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the
University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in
tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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