The PMP Research Foundation held its first annual PMP Symposium on June 19, 2010 at Crozer-Chester Medical Center in Upland, PA.
Armando Sardi, M.D., F.A.C.S., internationally renowned surgical oncologist, serves as the director of The Institute for Cancer Care at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore, as well as the director of the Institute’s Surgical Oncology Division.
Laura Lambert, M.D., is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Medical Center.
Steven Ahrendt, M.D., F.A.C.S., is an Associate Professor in Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Ahrendt specializes in the surgical management of gastrointestinal malignancies and other gastrointestinal disorders with an interest in PMP and carcinomatosis. His research interests include the use of molecular screening techniques for cancer detection.
Laurie Todd, The Insurance Warrior is an author, teacher, and insurance strategist. From 2006 through 2010, Laurie has helped dozens of people to overturn denials of care - many insurers, many conditions and diseases, all over the United States. Seeking to help more patients and medical providers, Laurie secured the backing of a major cancer research foundation, and published her book, Fight Your Health Insurer and Win. Laurie’s latest book, The Sample Appeal: More Insurance Warrior Wisdom is about how to write winning insurance appeals. Her book explains the basic principles of dealing with insurance bureaucracies and lays the groundwork for writing an appeal.
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