Virtual Assessment of Physical Function in Adults with Cancer: Practical Tips
Includes a Live Event on 11/16/2021 at 12:30 PM (EST)
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Do you feel that the use of telemedicine limits your ability to assess your patients’ physical function? Experts provide practical strategies to gather critical information quickly and effectively about your patients’ functional health, whether by phone or video. Learn proven methods to perform these assessments on adults with cancer—even when they are not in your physical office.
- Clark DuMontier, MD, MPH, Geriatrician and Clinical Investigator, VA Boston Healthcare System, New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Aging
- Melissa Kah Poh Loh, MBBCh, BAO, Geriatric Hematologist and Oncologist, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
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This webinar is part of the Multidisciplinary Metastatic Breast Cancer Care education program.
Sponsored by Pfizer Oncology.
Clark DuMontier, MD, MPH
Geriatrician and Clinical Investigator
VA Boston Healthcare System, New England Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center; Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Division of Aging
Dr. DuMontier is a geriatrician and research fellow who focuses on integrating geriatrics into oncology to improve the care of older adults with cancer. He currently works in the Older Adult Hematologic Malignancy Program at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, studying function and frailty in older patients with blood cancers. He also studies frailty and multimorbidity in older Veterans with multiple myeloma treated within the national Veterans Health Administration. Dr. DuMontier is currently a T32 research fellow.
Melissa Kah Poh Loh, MBBCh, BAO
Geriatric Hematologist and Oncologist
James P. Wilmot Cancer Center
Dr. Loh graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and completed her internship and residency at Baystate Medical Center/Tufts University School of Medicine. She is currently pursuing a fellowship in combined geriatrics and hematology/oncology at University of Rochester/Strong Memorial Hospital, James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. At the University of Rochester, she works very closely with her mentors, Dr. Supriya Mohile and Dr. Karen Mustian, in multiple projects related to geriatric oncology. Her current research interests include the decision-making process in older adults with acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and the use of mobile health technologies in coordinating care and delivering supportive care interventions such as exercise to older adults with cancer. Her clinical interest is in older adults with hematologic malignancies. She is part of the Young SIOG Leadership Team and the ASCO Trainee Council.