Upcoming Events:

Cancer Research Institute’s Immunotherapy Patient Summit

September 24, 2016, 10 a.m.

Join me for the discussion “Cancer Research in the News: Separating Hope from Hype,” which will include insights on how I used news judgment in reporting Heal. 

Location: New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019.

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United Synagogue of Hoboken Author Brunch

January 22, 2017, 10:30 a.m.

Join me for a multimedia talk and Q&A about how dogs are helping in the war on cancer.

Location: United Synagogue of Hoboken, 115 Park Ave., Hoboken, NJ 07030

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Past Events:

J.V. Fletcher Library

April 9, 2016, 2:30 p.m.

Join me and special guest veterinarian Elizabeth McNiel of Tufts University for a talk about comparative oncology and all the ways dogs are helping in the war on cancer.

Location: 50 Main St., Westford, MA 01886.

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Brookline Community Aging Center

April 11, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join me for a talk about the anti-aging industry and how dogs are helping in the fight against cancer.

Location: Hunneman Hall, Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445.

Free of charge, but registration is required at 617-730-2770.

Tewksbury Public Library

April 12, 2016, 7 p.m.

As part of the “100 Author Visits in 1 Year” series, I’ll be presenting a multimedia talk and Q&A about how dogs are helping in the war on cancer.

Location: 300 Chandler Street, Tewksbury, MA 01876

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Colorado State University

March 7, 4 p.m.

“The Story Behind the Book Heal

Come to one of the schools featured in Heal to learn more about comparative oncology and the process of making the book come to life.

Location: James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Room 120, 300 W. Drake Rd., Fort Collins, CO, 80526

Old Firehouse Books, Fort Collins, CO

March 7, 6 p.m.

Join me for a talk and multimedia presentation about Heal.

Location: 232 Walnut St., Fort Collins, CO 80524

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Brandeis Tucson Book & Author Event

March 10, 2016, time TBA

Join me and three other authors for a luncheon and book talk.

Location: Skyline Country Club, 5200 East St. Andrews Drive, Tucson, AZ 85718.

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Tucson Festival of BooksTFOB

March 12, 2016, 11:30 a.m.: “Animals & Humans”

Join me and authors Alison Deming and Sy Montgomery for a discussion about how animals inspired our latest literary works.

Location: University of Arizona, Koffler Room 204, Tucson, AZ 85721.

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University of Pennsylvania Bookstore

March 22, 2016, 6 p.m.

Join me for a talk about Penn veterinary school’s role in comparative oncology, as featured in Heal.

Location: 3601 Walnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104.

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Online book club: DogRead

November 1-15, 2015: Join me and more than 6,000 dog-loving readers for an online Q&A about Heal.
Join at no charge here and get a 10% discount on the book if you order from DogWise.

Goodreads group discussion of Heal

November 1-30, 2015: Sign up for the Goodreads group All About Animals and participate in a Q&A about the book here.

Calgary WordfestCalgaryWordfest

Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 5 p.m.: “Can Dogs Detect Cancer?”

Come to Clever Canines of Calgary for a discussion and live demonstration of how dogs are using their amazing sense of smell to detect cancer. Well-trained dogs are welcome to join their owners at this event.

Location: Clever Canines, 320 – 5539 2nd St. SW, Calgary

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 7 p.m.: “For the Love of Animals”

Imagine what would happen if dogs thought, felt and talked like humans. Or imagine a character drama, set in an apartment building, told from the perspective of a goldfish. Or imagine how you’d choose your own adventure as the feline protagonist in a pick-a-plot book. Or just imagine if canines could cure cancer. A must-see for animal lovers.

Location: Arts Commons — Big Secret Theatre 205 8th Ave. SE, Calgary

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Conference on Animal Health, Veterinary Drugs and Therapeutics

Friday, September 11, 2015, 8:15 a.m.: Panel moderator, “Exploring Legal, Regulatory and Economic Concerns Associated With the Development of Advanced Biological Drugs for Use in Animals” with David A. Brake of BioQuest Associates and Natasha Leskovsek of Cooley LLP.

Location: The Carlton Hotel, 88 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10016

Get more information about the conference here.