Aparna Parikh, MD, MS, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and the Medical Director of the Center for Young Adult Colorectal Cancer at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she is also Director of the Global Cancer Care Program. Dr. Parikh specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal malignancies, including colorectal and pancreatic cancers, and she serves a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) colorectal cancer guidelines. Dr. Parikh has been an investigator of numerous clinical trials, and her research focuses on liquid biopsies, drug resistance, and the development of novel therapeutics for patients with gastrointestinal cancers.
Theresa W. Gillespie, PhD, MA, RN, FAAN, is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at Winship Cancer Institute of the Emory University School of Medicine. She is also Associate Director for Community Outreach and Engagement at Winship Cancer Institute. Dr. Gillespie has served as an investigator of numerous clinical trials focused on guideline-concordant cancer care, health disparities, cancer prevention, screening, and quality of life for patients with breast, prostate, lung, and gastrointestinal malignancies. She has chaired or served on national grant review panels for several organizations, including the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI), American Cancer Society (ACS), and others.
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