Poster # 1121 Analysis of Local Control in Patients Receiving IMRT for Resected Pancreas Cancer

Presenter: Bert Maidment, BS

About the Presenter:
Bert W. Maidment III, B.S., is currently a medical student at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM) in Baltimore, MD. He has an active interest in the field of Radiation Oncology and intends to pursue a residency in the field upon completion of his undergraduate medical education. Mr. Maidment was selected as one of two Simon Kramer Society externs for 2009 and chose to conduct his clinical pancreatic cancer research at the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center (UMGCC) Department of Radiation Oncology under the guidance of Dr. William F. Regine. He is also an active member of the American Medical Association UMSOM Chapter Medical Student Ethics Board and is conducting research to assess subjective and objective preparedness of medical students and residents to deal with medical ethics conflicts. Prior to medical school, Mr. Maidment conducted research on potential Ebola virus therapeutics in 2007-2008 as a Post-baccalaureate Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) Fellow at the Food and Drug Administration Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research in Bethesda, MD. Mr. Maidment is a 2007 graduate of Duke University in Durham, NC where he received a B.S. with Distinction in Biology as well as a degree in German Studies and a minor in Chemistry. While at Duke University he wrote a thesis on his research of sea urchin embryo RhoA monomeric GTPase signal transduction pathways through the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology. Mr. Maidment also won two Atlantic Coast Collegiate Hockey League championships (2003-2004, 2005-2006) as a four-year member of the Duke University Club Ice Hockey team.


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