AUSTRALIAN LUNG CANCER CONFERENCE
5~7 April 2018

Speakers

Dr. José Belderbos

Dr. José Belderbos studied medicine at the University of Utrecht and trained in the field of radiation oncology in Anwerp, Belgium. Since 1994 she worked at the NKI specializing in thoracic oncology. She’s focused on the introduction of new techniques, IMRT, combined modality treatment and optimization of stereotactic image guided radiotherapy for lung cancer. On 28-03- 2007 she obtained her PhD. Her research was supported by the Dutch Cancer Society with several grants.

Assoc. Prof Marianne Davies

Assistant Professor Marianne J. Davies, returned to Yale University with multiple years of graduate teaching experience at YSN, and has been involved at Yale-New Haven Hospital’s Cancer Center since 1983. In the past Davies has worked as an advanced oncology certified nurse. She is currently an acute care nurse practitioner, advanced oncology certified nurse practitioner and clinical nurse specialist in adult health.

She began her nursing education at Russell Sage College in 1983. She continued her education in New Haven, Conn., and received both her Masters and Post Master’s Certificate at YSN. Davies then pursued a Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the MGH Institute of Health Profession in Boston, Mass.

In addition to teaching, Davies has received various awards and honors. She is the recipient of Cogswell Award, Outstanding Student Leadership and Community Involvement, Yale-New Haven Hospital Medical Staff Patient Experience Recognition, the Ruth McCorkle Oncology Advanced Practice Provider: Yale Cancer Center and Nightingale Award for Excellence in Nursing. Davies also belongs to Sigma Theta Tau, the National Honor Society of Nursing, the Connecticut Nurse Practitioner Association, the Oncology Nursing Society and the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer.