Dr. Laurencin Provides Lecture as part of the “Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion Series” at the MD Anderson Cancer Center

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From Left to Right Lisly Chery, MD, Assistant Professor, Urology Justin Bird, MD, Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Oncology Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD Anaeze Offodile, MD, Assistant Professor, Plastic Surgery Bisrat Debeb, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor, Breast Medical Oncology Uzondu Osuagwu, MD, Assistant Professor, Pain Medicine
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From Left to Right Justin Bird, MD, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Oncology Elizabeth L. Travis, PhD, Associate Vice President, Women and Minority Faculty Inclusion Cato Laurencin, MD, PhD Carin Hagberg, MD, Chief Academic Officer Elizabeth Rebello, MD, Associate Professor, Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine and Associate Director, Women and Minority Faculty Inclusion


On Wednesday, November 6th, Dr. Laurencin delivered the keynote speech titled “Success is What You Leave Behind” as part of the Lecture Series: Thought Leaders on Diversity and Inclusion. His presentation discussed new directions in the field of Regenerative Engineering and his work in building a new scientific community around convergence. The lecture was sponsored by the Women and Minority Faculty Inclusion and took place at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.

Dr. Laurencin also participated in a series of small group stakeholder meetings with MD Anderson’s Division of Surgery Trainees and Faculty Leaders, and the WMFI Advisory Committee. He wrapped up his visit networking with members of the Underrepresented Minority Male Faculty committee, an initiative led by the WMFI office.