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Upcoming Programs

    • February 09, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Tyler St. Church, 927 W Tenth St., Dallas TX 75208

    Lion Joe Kyle, District 2-X1 TLC Elected Directors, will speak about The Texas Lions Camp and everything about it.

    Note: Lunch is provided by RSVP. Parking is at the back of TSC Church on 9th St. For more information send email to our Administrative Secretary Colleen Martin.

    • February 23, 2022
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Tyler Street Church, 927 W Tenth St, Dallas, TX 75208

    The Children’s Cancer Care Journey: Choosing a Career in Pediatric Oncology, Pediatric vs. Adult Treatment Options, and Educating and Mentoring Physician Fellows

    With Pediatric Cancer recently added by Lions Club International as one of its five global causes, Lion’s Club Oak Cliff is pleased to present Dr. Tanya Watt, Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center and specialist in pediatric oncology, as keynote speaker for the February 23 program. Dr. Watt will be speaking about pediatric cancer through several lens. In addition to discussing broadly the statistics around pediatric cancer, she will present about her own pathway to becoming a career pediatric oncology physician-researcher at North Texas’ leading academic medical center. Dr. Watt will also discuss the reasons there are varying treatment tools for the pediatric patient population vs. adult patients. Finally, she will discuss future cancer doctors through her role in improving physician training, as well as leading a Fellows program.

    Dr. Tanya Watt is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in pediatric oncology. Dr. Watt is also Fellowship Program Director for the Division of Hematology and Oncology in the Department of Pediatrics.

    Dr. Watt’s clinical and research interests include pediatric cancer, especially neuroblastoma, about which she has written several articles and case reports and made presentations. She is also invested in improving education for pediatric hematology-oncology fellows and has published on ways to train physicians better.

    Dr. Watt earned her medical degree at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio. She completed both her a residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric hematology and oncology at Emory University. She also holds a Master of Science in clinical research. Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatric hematology-oncology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2011. Dr. Watt is a member of several professional organizations, including the American Society of Clinical Oncology, the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, the Children’s Oncology Group, and the American Society of Hematology.

    Program will be held in Yate’s Hall; parking will be in the back of the church at 9th St. Contact Administrative Secretary via email at colleen.martin@oakclifflions.org for more information.

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