Pamela A. Were 2014 World Cancer Congress

Pamela A. Were

BIO-SKETCH NAME: Pamela Akinyi Were- Study Coordinator, EMBLEM Kenya. EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS 2008 Rochville University Master of Science in Palliative Medicine 2000-2002 Oxford Brookes University Diploma of Higher Education in Palliative Care 1999-2000- Certificate in Oncology Nursing , Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Melbourne, Australia 2004-2006 Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital training Institute Diploma in Nursing 1982-1985 Meru School of Nursing Certificate PUBLICATIONS 1. C N Tenge, P A Were, L H Aluoch, J W Wekesa, K Patel, R T Kuremu. Management and Outcome of Patients with Wilms’ Tumour ( Nephroblastoma) at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital ( MTRH), Eldoret, Kenya. East African Medical Journal Vol. 89 No.3 March 2012 2. R.M.Strother, Kelly M Gregory, Sonak D Pastakia, Pamela Were, Constance Tenge, Naftali Busakhala, Beatrice Jakait, Ellen M Scellhase, Allan G Rosmarin, Patrick J Loeherer ;- Retrospective Analysis of Efficacy of Gemcitabine for previously Treated AIDS – Associated Kaposis Sarcoma in Western Kenya. International Journal for Cancer Research AND Treatment, Vol. 78 95-11) No. 1, March 2010. 3. C. N. Tenge, R.T. Kuremu, N.G. Buziba, K. Patel and P.A. Were. Burden and Pattern of Cancer in Western Kenya. East African Medical Journal Vol. 86 No.1 - January 2009 PRESENTATION LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL. Period Conference 2014 National Nurses Association of Kenya - Eldoret, Kenya 2014 Kenya Oncology Nurses Symposium, Nairobi, Kenya 2014 International Pediatric Oncology Conference- Mumbai India 2013 AORTIC- Durban, South Africa. 2012 UICC World Cancer Congress, Montreal, Canada 2012 International Gyno-Oncology Conference- Vancouver( Session co-Chair) 2011 Palliative Care Association of Uganda Conference 2011 AORTIC, Athens, Greece. 2010 MASCC- Vancouver, Canada- (Poster) 2009 2nd Oncology Symposium- Agakhan University Hospital- Nairobi( Oral) 2008 Brown University, Rhode Island, (Oral) 2008 AORTIC Conference- Capetown- Oral 2008 MASCC , Houston, Texas(Poster) 2008 Indiana University Cancer Pavilion, Indianapolis, USA,(Oral) 2008 National Nurses Association of Kenya, Kakamega (Oral) 2008 1st Oncology Symposium, Eldoret, Convener (Oral keynote address) 2007 MASCC Conference, St Gallen, Switzerland (Poster) 2006 World Cancer Congress(Washington DC,USA)- Poster presentation AWARDS • UICC Travel Award – Washington DC 2006 • Senior Wives Fellowship Millennium Gift 2001 Bursary Award for Palliative Care- UK • Trish Green Oncology Nursing Fellowship Award - Melbourne (Australia) • MASCC Travel grant-2007 (St. Gallen, Switzerland) • MASCC Travel Grant- 2008 (Texas-USA) • MASCC Travel Grant- 2010 (Vancouver, Canada) • AORTIC Travel Bursary (Cape Town, South Africa) • NCI /NIH 2009 Summer Curriculum Award- Bethesda, MD, USA. • Distinction in Cancer Epidemiology- 2008 – Rockville University, USA. • Gynea-Oncology fellowship- UHN- Toronto- Canada-2012 • UICC Travel Award- Montreal Canada- 2012 EVENTS & LOGISTIC MANGEMENT 1. 1st Oncology Symposium- Eldoret Sponsored by the Forgarty grant through Brown University- September 2008 2. 2nd EMBLEM Status Update and Scientific Conference- KEMRI Kisumu- Sponsored by the National Cancer Institute-USA.

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