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The National Association for Proton Therapy

NAPT is a non-profit organization supported by proton center members and is the Voice of the Proton Community. The NAPT promotes education and public awareness for the clinical benefits of proton beam radiation therapy. Founded in 1990, NAPT is an advocate for the advancement and future access of proton therapy. It is the number one website for patients, physicians, healthcare providers and the news media.

  1. Conference Welcome

    Conference Welcome
    Leonard Arzt, NAPT Executive Director

    Opening Remarks from the Proton Community
    Stuart L. Klein, Proton Therapy Consortium Board Chairman
    John B. Frick, NAPT Board Chairman

    The Current Proton Therapy Marketplace
    Matthew Garabrant, Senior Consultant, The Advisory Board Company
    Christopher Pericak, Consultant, Research and Insights, The Advisory Board Company

  2. Panel 1 & Intersession A

    Panel 1 - An Overview of Proton Therapy Clinical Trials and Studies
    Dr. Norman C. Coleman, Associate Director, National Cancer Institute
    Dr. Peter Johnstone, Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, Indiana University Health
    MODERATOR/SPEAKER: Dr. Carl J. Rossi, Jr., Medical Director, Scripps Proton Therapy Center

    Intersession A
    IBA Update

  3. Panel 2

    A Vision for the Future: New Applications / New Proton Therapy Protocols
    Dr. Robert C. Miller, Professor of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Dr. Allan Thornton, Radiation Oncologist, Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute
    Dr. Brandford Hoppe, Radiation Oncologist, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
    MODERATOR/SPEAKER: Dr. Eugen Hug,Chief Medical Officer, ProCure Treatment Centers / Chairman PTCOG

  4. Panel 3

    Pediatric Proton Therapy in the U.S.: Patterns of Care and Future Goals
    Dr. Daniel Indelicato, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute
    Dr. Anita Mahajan, Medical Director, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Proton Center
    Dr. Andrew Chang, Hampton University Proton Therapy Institute
    Dr. Kevin McMullen, Radiation Oncologist, Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center
    MODERATOR: Susan Ralston, Executive Director, Pediatric Proton Foundation

  5. Panel 4

    The Challenges of Planning, Developing and Operating Successful Proton Centers in an Environment of Health Care Change
    Chris Chandler, ProCure Treatment Centers
    J. Ryan Barrett, Director of Operations, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Proton Center
    Dr. Jeffrey D. Bradley, Director, S. Lee Kling Center for Proton Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine
    Eric Backes, Director of Operations, Roberts Proton Center at UPENN
    Scott Warwick, VP Clinical Operations, Provision Health Partners
    Greg Sonnenfeld, Radiation Oncology Director, Willis-Knighton Health System
    Vicki Miller, Administrator, Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic / AZ
    MODERATOR: Stuart Klein, Executive Director, University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute

  6. Panel 5A

    The Economics of Proton Therapy Paying for Cancer Treatments: Responsibilities of Providers and Insurers
    FEATURED: Dr. Lee N. Newcomer, Senior VP, Oncology, United Healthcare
    Dr. Jennifer Malin, Medical Director for Oncology, WellPoint
    Dr. Michael Kolodziej, National Medical Director, Oncology Solutions, Aetna
    Dr. Carl J. Rossi, Jr., Medical Director, Scripps Proton Therapy Center
    Dr. Sameer Keole, Radiation Oncologist, Mayo Clinic / Arizona
    Dr. Andrew K. Lee, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Proton Therapy Center
    MODERATOR: Jason Caron, Partner, McDermott Will & Emery