6th Annual Research Day

Join us at HCRI's 6th Annual Research Day! 
To register, click here: Research Day Registration


7:30am – 9:00am Registration Check-in - The Morris Inn, Pre-function Area

9:00am – 1:00pm Poster Session - The Morris Inn, Ballroom

1:15pm – 3:15pm Trainee presentations – selected from abstracts - The Morris Inn, Formal Dining Rooms

3:15pm – 4:30pm Career Panel- - The Morris Inn, Ballroom

4:30pm – 6:00pm Keynote: by Otis Brawley, M.D., F.A.C.P., Chief Medical Officer for the American Cancer Society; Professor of Hematology, Oncology, Medicine, and Epidemiology, Emory University.  

“The Evolution of the Cancer Control Movement”

Dr. Michael Rodriguez Memorial Award presentation

Poster Awards and the Research like a Champion Award 

- The Morris Inn, Ballroom

     6:00pm – 7:00pm Reception - The Morris Inn, Pre-function Area




Otis Brawley Headshot Recropped

Otis W. Brawley, M.D., F.A.C.P., is the chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society. Dr. Brawley is also currently a professor of hematology, oncology, medicine, and epidemiology at Emory University, Atlanta, GA. He has also served as a medical director of the Georgia Cancer Center for Excellence at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta and deputy director for cancer control at Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University from April of 2001 to November of 2007. Dr. Brawley received his medical degree from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He then completed his internship and residency at University Hospital of Cleveland and went on to pursue his fellowship at the National Cancer Institute. Dr. Brawley has been recognized as a Georgia Cancer Coalition Scholar. He is a fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, a Fellow of the American College of Epidemiology, a Master of the American College of Physicians, and is also a member of the National Academy of Medicine. His work focuses on promoting cancer prevention, early detection, and quality treatment through cancer research and education.