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Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, August 30

Lara K. Ronan, MD Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Medicine Geisel School of Medicine Presenting: "The Growing Epidemic of CNS Metastasis"

Friday, August 30, 2013
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, August 30, 2013 for the presentation titled:

The Growing Epidemic of CNS Metastasis


Lara K. Ronan, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Associate Professor of Neurology

Drexel University College of Medicine


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Co-sponsored by the Section of Neurology and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. Review the 2013 standard of care for various presentations of brain metastasis
  2. Review advances in the understanding of brain metastasis biology
  3. Explore new treatment options for brain metastasis


Dr. Ronan is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Medicine at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.  She is also an Associate Professor of Neurology at the Drexel University College of Medicine.  Dr. Ronan received her MD from the University of Pittsburgh Medical School and completed her Internal Medicine Internship at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine.  She completed her Neurology residency at the University of Michigan, Department of Neurology, where she also served as a Chief Resident.  Dr. Ronan then completed her Neuro-Oncology fellowship at the University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.  She became a faculty member at Drexel University College of Medicine in 2001 as an Assistant Professor of Neurology and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2007.

Her interests include primary brain tumors, decision making in brain tumors, brain and leptomeningeal metastatic disease, paraneoplastic disorders and neuro-immunology.  She has been an active and funded investigator, has lectured widely and has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in the medical literature.  Topics of considerable interest include multiple sclerosis, combination chemotherapy in CNS lymphoma, oligodendrogliomas, astrocytoma, and cerebral metastasis.

Lara K. Ronan, MD has stated that she has no financial interests or arrangements in association with this presentation but may discuss Unlabeled/Off-label use of FDA approved products such as IVIg and Rituxan.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Lara K. Ronan to Medicine Grand Rounds.

If you are unable to attend and would like to either view Grand Rounds live on your computer or if you would like to view it another time, please use this link.


** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education programs for physicians.**

** The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. **

For more information, contact:
Lara Judd

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.