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Survive & Thrive Symposium - San Antonio

Don't miss out on the 2020 Survive & Thrive Symposium in San Antonio. Survivors, loved ones, caregivers and healthcare providers in the San Antonio area are welcome to join the conversation as we focus on wellness issues and create a dialogue around the survivorship experience. For more information download the event flyer

Saturday, February 15
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Omni Hotel at the Colonnade
9821 Colonnade Blvd
San Antonio, TX 78230

Keynote Speaker
Justin Ozuna is a digital marketing expert and entrepreneur whose diagnosis of Chronic Myeloid Leukemia in 2006 began a seven-year, up-and-down journey that included six physicians, four oral chemotherapies, three oncology centers and two clinical trials. He graduated with an emerging media and communications degree from the University of Texas at Dallas and has enjoyed a career in corporate energy and nonprofit healthcare communications. He is the founder of Metamedia Creative Co., a digital marketing agency that partners with major healthcare centers and universities around the country.

Agenda

7:30-8:00 am - Registration and Light Breakfast

8:00-8:05 am -Welcome
Thomas D. Fisher

8:05-8:10 am - Embracing the Day

8:10-9:10 am - Keynote Address | Finding Opportunity Amidst Adversity
Justin Ozuna, Survivor

9:10 -9:15 am - Break

9:15-10:15 am - Discussing Cancer with Family & Children
Rebecca Clinton, MSW, MBA, LCSW
Deanna Smith, CCLS
Tamika Felder, Survivor

10:15-10:20 am - Break

10:20-10:50 am - Laughter Yoga
Claire Billingsley, Certified Laughter Yoga Leader

10:50-11:35 am - Lunch

11:35-11:50 am - Break & Transition to Breakouts

11:50 am-12:35 pm - Breakout Sessions
Fear of Recurrence | Katie Narvarte, LMSW, OSW-C, OPN-OG
Nutrition | Nicole Hodac, MS, RDN, CSO, LD
Intimacy | Leslie Schover, PhD

12:35-12:45 pm - Break & Transition

12:45-1:30 pm - Breakout Sessions
Fear of Recurrence | Katie Narvarte, LMSW, OSW-C, OPN-OG
Nutrition | Nicole Hodac, MS, RDN, CSO, LD
Intimacy | Leslie Schover, PhD

1:30-1:40 pm - Break

1:40-3:10 pm - Late & Long-Term Effects of Treatment Panel
Radiation Oncology: Jennifer Lee, MD
Medical Oncology: Anil Singh, MD
Gynecologic Oncology: Joseph De La Garza, MD, FACOG
Survivorship Navigation: Sabrina Mikan, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC
Facilitator: Tamika Felder, Survivor

3:10-3:30 pm - Concluding the Day