The Dermatology Nurses’ Association’s 32nd Annual Convention

DNA 2014 Annual Meeting


May 1-4, 2014

Orlando, Florida
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

Speaker Spotlight: Dr. Jonathan Zager

Who are they and where are they from?

Dr. Jonathan Zager is originally from New York. He did his surgical residency at Montefiore Medical Center followed by a two year research fellowship at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and a two year Surgical Oncology Fellowship at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Zager was always fascinated by the biology of melanoma and sarcoma, and fell in love with the surgical oncology aspect of those specific diseases during his time at M.D. Anderson.

What are they presenting?

On Saturday, May 3, Zager will be presenting The Multidisciplinary Management of Non-Melanoma Skin Malignancies: Merkel Cell Carcinoma and Cutaneous Sarcomas from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and Regional Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma from 3:00 p.m. until 4 p.m.

What should attendees take away from the presentation?

Zager hopes attendees learn how to diagnose and treat cutaneous sarcomas and Merkel cell carcinoma. “Rare tumors that will once in a while pop into a practice and it is nice to have some working knowledge of their management.”

How do they “Transform and Evolve”?

Zager has discussed the most recent publications and treatment modalities of cutaneous sarcomas, Merkel cell carcinoma and the diagnosis and management of regionally metastatic melanoma.

Who should attend this presentation?

“Anyone and everyone”

Fun Fact

Zager loves playing golf, hanging out with his family and exercising.

Most-Played Artists on their iPod

He loves listening to rap and hip-hop.

What would they take to a deserted island?

He would take his family, a boat, and lots of food and water.

The Last Word

Dr. Zager is looking forward to seeing everyone in Orlando! 

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