Finding a Cure

JFF 316
Morning Panel

Christina Azevedo, MD

Moderator | Assistant Professor of Clinical Nuerology

Lynn A. Brody, MD

Interventional Radiologist, Memorial Sloane Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Lynn Brody was born and raised in the Garden State of New Jersey. She graduated with High Honors from Dartmouth College in 1985 (AB degree in psychology), received a Master’s degree (MS) in physiology from Georgetown University in 1986, and then a medical degree (MD) from the NYU School of Medicine in 1990. Dr. Brody stayed in NYC for all training after medical school—Internship in General Surgery (1990-91), then Residency in Diagnostic Radiology (1991-95) followed by Fellowship in Vascular and Interventional Radiology at Cornell University New York Presbyterian Medical Center and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (1995-96). She stayed on as an instructor at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and has been there ever since, other than 2006-07 when she moved to CA and worked as an Associate Professor in Interventional Radiology at UCSF. 

Dr. Brody is now an Attending Physician of Memorial Hospital and a Clinical Member of the Interventional Radiology Service at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. She performs a wide variety of imaging guided, minimally invasive procedures but has particular interest and experience in imaging guided non-surgical management of primary liver cancer and management of complex biliary obstruction. She is the Director of Quality and Safety for Interventional Radiology. Little known fact: Lynn is (probably) the first girl to play little league baseball in the state of New Jersey!

Laura Mosqueda, MD

Dean, USC Keck School of Medicine

An accomplished physician and researcher, Dr. Mosqueda is a national and international expert on elder abuse and neglect. She has testified in front of Congress and has been invited to the White House to discuss elder justice initiatives. She is the director of the National Center on Elder Abuse, a $2.95 million federally- funded initiative which focuses on information regarding policy, research, training, and resources related to the neglect and exploitation of older adults for policymakers, professionals, and the public. 

Anna Arabyan, PharmD

Adjunct Professor, USC School of Gerontology

Dr. Arabyan was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She went to college at the University of Southern California (USC), where she studied gerontology in addition to her pre-pharmacy studies. She later earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from USC. Dr. Arabyan has a particular interest in women’s hormonal health and palliative care. She now serves as a faculty member at USC’s Leonard Davis School of Gerontology where she teaches courses on health, aging, and pain management. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and educating others about their hormones via her social media account @NutraFemmeRX. 

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