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OncLive® Announces Ed Kim as Program Chair for Inaugural Global Expo

March 21, 2019

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 21, 2019--OncLive®, the nation’s leading digital resource focused on providing oncology professionals with the most current and insightful information they need to provide the best patient care, announced Edward Kim, MD, FACP, a clinical oncology expert, as the program chair for the first OncLive® Global Expo, which will take place October 11-13 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida.

“We look forward to having Dr. Kim chair the inaugural OncLive® Global Expo,” said Michael J. Hennessy Jr., president of MJH Associates Inc., parent company of OncLive®. “His immense oncology experience in the oncology field is impressive and makes him the perfect person to chair this expo.”

Edward Kim, MD, FACP is the Chair of Solid Tumor Oncology and Investigational Therapeutics and the Donald S. Kim Distinguished Chair for Cancer Research at the Levine Cancer Institute, Atrium Health in Charlotte, North Carolina. Dr. Kim studies novel targeted agents and biomarkers in the treatment and prevention settings and has expertise in lung and head and neck cancers. He was the principal investigator of the BATTLE personalized medicine trial and co-led the ASCO-Friends of Cancer Research Modernizing Clinical Trial Eligibility project. He is currently the chair of the NCI Adult Early Phase Emphasis CIRB, the ASCO Research Community Forum, and the Steering Committee for ASCO’s TAPUR study. Dr. Kim has also received numerous awards, including the ASCO Young Investigators Award, the AACR Scholar in Training Award and grants from the V Foundation for Cancer Research and currently serves on the Board of the North Carolina Lung Cancer Initiative and Charlotte Ballet. Additionally, Dr. Kim is the author or coauthor of more than 200 published articles, book chapters and reviews in journals, such as The Lancet, The Lancet Oncology, the Journal of Clinical Oncology, Cancer Discovery, Cancer, Nature Medicine, and Cancer Prevention Research.

“We are proud to welcome Dr. Kim as the chair for the inaugural OncLive Global Expo, and the experience he has in many different areas of oncology makes him the ideal chair for this diverse meeting,” said Robert Goldsmith, vice president of OncLive®.

The OncLive® Global Expo is a three-day medical meeting with the goal of bringing together academic and community oncologists along with other health care professionals in an innovative format to share numerous updates in oncology. The conference includes topics in various tumor types and will cover immunotherapy, innovations in cancer research, cancer genetics, biomarkers, future directions and tumor agnostic approaches. Additionally, there will be several breakout sessions highlighting technologies, professional development, how to improve cancer centers and more.

To learn more about the OncLive® Global Expo and register, click here.

About OncLive®

The most comprehensive portal for practicing oncologists, OncLive® presents information oncologists can use to provide the best patient care, including articles, blogs, live coverage from major oncology meetings and more. OncLive® is the official website for the Cranbury, New Jersey-based MJH Associates Inc. Oncology Specialty Group, which publishes OncologyLive ®, Oncology Nursing News ® and more. Home to the “Peer Exchange” and “Insights” video editorial series, OncLive® provides a unique opportunity for oncologists to view lively discussions with opinions and perspectives on issues facing cancer care professionals.

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CONTACT: OncLive® Media Contacts

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