Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois – United States
Dr. Ann Marie Flores is a clinician researcher who has devoted her career to the reduction of physical and functional impairments from cancer. Her research goal is to translate population-based research into patient-centered evidence-based interventions to prevent cancer-related disability and empower cancer survivors. Her funded research studies (PI: Flores), have revealed higher incidence and prevalence of physical and functional impairments after treatment for cancer – including lymphedema signs and symptoms. Dr. Flores has been supported by research grants from the NCI/NIH, Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation, Foundation for Physical Therapy Research, and others. She has received awards for cancer rehabilitation research from the American Association for Cancer Research, NCI/NIH, Sisters Network, APTA (Sections on Women’s Health and the Academy of Oncology Physical Therapy), APTA of Massachusetts, and other organizations. Dr. Flores is the Director of Cancer Rehabilitation in the Cancer Survivorship Institute of the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center at Northwestern University. Dr. Flores served as a consultant to the Institute of Medicine’s 2006 groundbreaking report “From cancer patient to cancer survivor: Lost in transition.” She has enrolled nearly one-thousand cancer survivors and caregivers in her research.
Tuesday, November 5
12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Wednesday, November 6
10:30 AM – 11:45 AM