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Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert presents “Mammograms on Trial”
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Judges and Lawyers Breast Cancer Alert presents “Mammograms on Trial”


When: Tuesday, March 26, 2019
6:00 PM
Where: Ceremonial Courtroom
Daniel Patrick Moynihan U.S. Courthouse
500 Pearl Street
New York, New York  10007
United States


Mammograms On Trial
In this “trial” of an imaging center director, esteemed legal and medical professionals will explore whether, from a public health perspective, routine screening mammograms of otherwise healthy women are sufficiently “medically necessary” to require reimbursement with public health dollars.

Presiding Judge
Hon. Colleen McMahon, Chief Judge, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Rita M. Glavin, Esq., Seward & Kissel LLP
Judith A. Livingston, Esq., Kramer Dillof Livingston & Moore
Katherine Ginzburg Treistman, Esq., Greenberg Traurig LLP
Lauren J. Wachtler, Esq., Phillips Nizer LLP Symposium

Expert Witnesses
Barry Kramer, MD, MPH, former Director, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Institute
Laurie Margolies, MD, FACR, FSBI, System Chief of Breast Imaging, Mount Sinai Health System and Professor of Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, The Bench and Bar of the SDNY

Supporting Organizations: The Federal Bar Council, The Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York

Sandra Lespinasse, Esq., Hon. Saliann Scarpulla, Hon. Leslie A. Stroth, Virginia K. Trunkes, Esq.

Networking Reception Following the Program
Open to the public without charge but registration is required. One CLE credit of Skills is available to attorneys, free of charge.

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