Lynn Holec opened the meeting at 12:30 pm and requested everyone silence all cell phones.
Lynn Holec led us all in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Deputy Secretary Catherine Pociask called names of guests and visiting Rotarians.
Sponsoring Rotarian
Meghan Tucker
Maja Galic
Mary’s Center
David Tatro
Maja Galic
Mary’s Center
Robert Schott
U.N. Association of National Capital
Stephen Moseley
Potential New Rotarian
Robert Schott
Maya Galic
GO DO Agency
David Klaus
Sergeant-at-Arms Sterling Hoffman then announced the birthdays and anniversaries.
The guest speaker was introduced, Donald (Skip) Trump, MD, FACP CEO and Executive Director INOVA Schar Cancer Institute - Dr. Trump assumed his executive role in 2015 and brings more than two decades of leadership experience with prestigious cancer care, cancer research and cancer education programs.
Prior to joining Inova, Dr. Trump was president and CEO of Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY, beginning in 2007. He served as the institute's associate institute director and senior vice president for clinical investigations from 2002 to 2007.
From 1992 to 2002, Dr. Trump was deputy director for clinical investigations at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute. Before that he was director of experimental therapeutics at Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Dr. Trump is board certified in internal medicine and medical oncology. As an active physician with Inova Medical Group, he continues his 40 years in medical practice and patient care. His clinical interests include the treatment of genitourinary cancers, including prostate, bladder, kidney and testis.
With a strong clinical and research interest in genitourinary oncology, he has focused on the development of new approaches in the treatment of genitourinary cancer, especially prostate cancer. He has led institutional and cooperative group trials in new treatment approaches to GU malignancies.
Dr. Trump received his medical education and completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. He is the recipient of several national awards, including recognition as one of America's Top Doctors for Cancer, a Lifetime Achievement Award in Medicine/Business from Medaille College, and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Canisius College.
Dr. Trumps's professional associations and appointments include the American Association for Cancer Research, American Society of Clinical Oncology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society of Urologic Oncology, American Urological Association, Society for Basic Urologic Research, and the Science Policy & Legislative Affairs Committee.
Lynn Holec presented the tree certificate to the speaker.
Lynn Holec adjourned the weekly meeting with final remarks at 1:30p.m.