Speaker Profile

M.D., MBA, Executive Director, Swedish Cancer Institute

Thomas Brown, MD, MBA is Executive Director of Swedish Cancer Institute, and Co-Chair of the Cancer Leadership Council for Providence Health & Services.  He served as COO of the University of Arizona Cancer Center, and on the faculty at MD Anderson Cancer Center and Duke University.   He graduated from Johns Hopkins University, with an MBA from Rice University, and a medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia; completing a medical oncology fellowship at Johns Hopkins University. His research has focused on developmental therapeutics. Dr. Brown serves on numerous boards, to include: P4 Medicine Institute; and the American Cancer Society.

Session Abstract – PMWC 2017 Silicon Valley

Session Synopsis: Health care systems that are implementing precision medicine programs face practical challenges: empowering physicians with genomic education; meaningful interpretation of molecular Dx test results; and patient access to drugs including through clinical trials. Three precision medicine leaders from large hospitals systems will discuss how they are addressing these challenges in this expert panel.

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