Program Description: 

Dr. Christopher Chitambar is Professor of Medicine and Director of the Fellowship Program in Hematology and Oncology in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. He obtained his MD degree from Christian Medical College in India and completed a Residency in Internal Medicine at Brackenridge Hospital in Austin, Texas. He joined the faculty in the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin after completing a clinical and research Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology at the University of Colorado Health Science Center in Denver, Colorado, He is a member of the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Center and the Free Radical Research Center, and is past Chairperson of the Research Safety Committee and the General Clinical Research Center Research Review Committee. His research focuses on understanding the role of iron proteins in tumor cell growth, apoptosis, oxidative stress, and mitochondrial function, with a particular emphasis on the development of novel gallium compounds as therapeutic agents. His clinical emphasis is on the treatment of patients with breast cancer and lymphoma and the development of clinical trials for these diseases. 


ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 

Target audience: 

Physicians, Fellows, Residents, Allied Health Care Professionals, Community Physicians in Radiology and other specialties.

Learning objectives: 
  • Enhance existing knowledge related to advances in imaging and research
  • Integrate current literature‐ and research based findings with existing knowledge
  • Critically self‐assess one’s own practice and integrate educational series offerings into practice
  • Assess how to change one’s practice, thereby improving quality of care, based on findings literature and collegial discussion
Faculty & credentials: 


Paul Knechtges, MD
Margaret Mulligan, PhD

All persons in control of content have NO relevant relationships to disclose.

In accordance with the ACCME® standards for Commercial Support Number 6, all in control of content disclosed any relevant financial relationships. These relationships were reviewed via the MCW conflict of interest resolution process and resolved:

Kathleen Schmainda, PhD - Imaging Biometrics, LLC, Ownership interest



Margaret Mulligan, PhD
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 805-3917
Session date: 
11/20/2015 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CST
Froedtert Hospital
9200 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Scanlon Conference Room-Dept of Radiology
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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