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James S. Lewis Jr., MD presents at the Pathology and Lab Medicine Grand Rounds

"Are We Ever Going to Use Morphology to Help HPV-Associated Oropharyngeal Squamous Cell Carcinoma Patients?" James S. Lewis Jr. MD.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
4:30pm – 5:30pm
DHMC, Auditorium F
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

James S. Lewis Jr., MD, Professor of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery; Chief of Head and Neck and Endocrine Pathology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN

This presentation will:
1) Tell the story of high risk HPV in oropharyngeal (tonsil and base of tongue) squamous cell carcinoma patients.
2) Discuss morphologic features that are prognostic in these patients.
3) Explain how we have developed computerized image analysis classifiers for prognosis in HPV-associated oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma patients and how to validate them for clinical practice.
Dr. James (Jim) Lewis Jr. is a head and neck surgical pathologist, Professor, and Chief of Head and Neck and Endocrine Pathology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His major academic focus is on HPV in head and neck carcinomas, and in particular on using computerized image analysis from digitized slides for prognosis and prediction.  He is co-chair of the College of American Pathologist’s Expert Panel on HPV Testing in Head and Neck Carcinomas, an Editor for the 2021 World Health Organization 5th Edition blue book on classification of head and neck tumors, and current President of the North American Society of Head and Neck Pathology. 
"Dartmouth Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”    
 “Dartmouth Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.”
James S. Lewis Jr., MD reports that he has no financial disclosures. 


For more information, contact:
Susan Gagnon

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