Public Lecture – Donald S Coffey
Title: Controlling Cancer: Progress, Challenges and Paradigm Shifts
About the Speaker:
Donald S. Coffey, Ph.D. is a Professor of Urology, Oncology, and Pharmacology and Molecular Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He is Director of the Research Laboratories of the Department of Urology. A prominent urological scientist, Dr. Coffey was appointed as the Catherine Iola and J. Smith Michael Distinguished Professor of Urology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Coffey is also a member of the Principal Professional Staff at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He received his Ph.D. in Biochemistry from The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1964. He is President of the American Association for Cancer Research for 1997-1998. He is Past-President of The Society for Basic Urologic Research and has served on several major editorial boards. For 19 years Dr. Coffey served as a member of the National Prostatic Cancer Program of the National Cancer Institute and served as National Chairman from 1984-1988. He has published over 200 research papers. Dr. Coffey has received the Robert Ewards Award from the Tenovus Institute, The Fuller Award from the American Urological Association, and the First Society of International Urology- Yamanouchi Research Award. He is also the recipient of two Merit Awards from the National Institutes of Health.