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PLANNING COMMITTEE

Michelle Geddes, MD, FRCPC
CCMDS/AML 2024 Chair

Clinical Associate Professor
University of Calgary
Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies
Department of Medicine, Department of Oncology
Calgary, AB

Dr. Geddes is a hematologist and clinical associate professor at the University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Centre in the departments of Medicine and Oncology.  She trained in Internal Medicine at the University of Alberta and in Hematology and Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation at the University of Calgary.  She has an interest in acute leukemias, myelodysplasia, myeloproliferative disorders and aplastic anemia and has a practice in general hematology and hematopoietic cell transplantation.  She is active in clinical trial enrolment and teaching at the medical school and resident level.

Wendy Lam, B Sc(Pharm), MD, FRCP(C)

Hematologist / Medical Oncologist
Burnaby Hospital Regional Cancer Centre
Director of BC Community Oncology Trialists
Burnaby, BC

Dr. Wendy Lam is a hematologist and medical oncologist at the Burnaby Hospital Regional Cancer Centre.

She received her B.Sc(Pharmacy) at Dalhousie University and her MD from University of British Columbia. She then completed her Internal Medicine residency at UBC and Hematology fellowship at McMaster University.

She is the Director of the British Columbia Community Oncology Trialists, which is a collaborative group of oncologists and hematologists involved in clinical research.

Her other interests include education of patients through meeting with patient groups. She has also been instrumental in organizing meetings for continued medical education.

M. Lynn Savoie

Clinical Associate Professor
Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Dr. Lynn Savoie is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Oncology at the University of Calgary as well as a member of the Department of Hematologic Malignancies and Bone Marrow Transplantation at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary.  She received her medical degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax where she also completed her internal medicine residency.  Her hematology fellowship was completed at the University of Manitoba followed by a clinical Leukemia/Bone marrow transplantation fellowship with the Leukemia/BMT program of British Columbia.

Her interests lie in myeloid malignancies and medical education. She is the local primary investigator for a number of clinical trials including in CML, AML. MDS and ALL. She is the current secretary of the recently formed Canadian Leukemia Study Group and the co-chair of the leukemia subcommittee at the Canadian Cancer Trials Group. She is the previous chair of the hematology component of medical education at the University of Calgary as well as chair of the Hematology exam committee at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.

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