CYTO 2022 Plenary- Environmental Cytometry
Speaker: Heather Hersh
Dr. Heather Hersh is a psychologist and a well-being consultant and coach. Dr. Hersh did her undergraduate studies at the University of Pennsylvania and received her doctorate from the California School for Professional Psychology. She has worked at many institutions, including Dartmouth College and the University of Pennsylvania. With over 20 years of experience as a licensed psychologist, Ivy League professor, and public educator, Dr. Hersh brings warmth, compassion, and wisdom to help people move forward in their lives.
Dr. Hersh founded her independent consulting business, Thrive Well-being, in 2019. With Thrive, Dr. Hersh has worked with many organizations and companies to improve their team’s well-being and to help them combat stress, compassion fatigue, and burnout. In research and academic environments, Dr. Hersh has facilitated discussion groups and led workshops on wellness issues, such as work-life balance, mindfulness, stress management, work-life balance, and imposter syndrome.
Speaker: Mónica Guzmán
Monica L. Guzman, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Pharmacology in Medicine, in the Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Guzman leads a research program focused on the development of therapeutic strategies for targeting leukemic stem cells. Her laboratory utilizes and develops flow cytometry, NGS approaches to evaluate LSCs and assess MRD. In close collaboration with physicians and industry, her research has resulted in the translation of laboratory findings into clinical trials. She has authored or co-authored more than 50 papers in the field and has received funding from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, NIH, V Foundation, and the Lauri Strauss Leukemia Foundation, among other organizations. Dr. Guzman was the recipient of the NIH Director’s Innovator Award and the V Foundation Scholar Award, both in 2010. In 2020 she was listed in 100 inspiring Hispanic/Latinx scientists in America.
CMLE Credit: 1.0