Webinar – City of Hope Orange County: Our Vision of Cancer Care for Your Community


Date(s) - 07/09/2020
10:00 am - 10:45 am

City of Hope Orange County at Newport Beach, which opened earlier this year, is the first phase of City of Hope’s plans to invest $1 billion to develop and operate a network of care and cancer campus in the region. Learn about the cancer types affecting the Newport Beach community, the world-class care now available in Newport Beach and the science that is fighting cancer and COVID-19.

Join Annette Walker, M.H.A., President of City of Hope Orange County, Amrita Krishnan, M.D., and Steve Rosansky, President and CEO of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, for a virtual community conversation and question and answer session at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 9.

To submit questions in advance or for additional information, contact Kelsey Dalton at kdalton@coh.org.

This event is free to the public and will be held via ZOOM.

Thursday, July 9 at 10 am

Reservations are required.

Featuring Guest Speaker

Annette M. Walker, M.H.A.

City of Hope Orange County

Annette Walker is the visionary health care leader building City of Hope’s comprehensive cancer campus and regional network in Orange County. Named one of the 25 most influential women leaders and one of the Top 100 most influential leaders in U.S. health care by Modern Healthcare magazine, Annette believes bringing City of Hope’s world-class, highly specialized cancer care to Orange County is the most important chapter in her career.  It allows her to serve the 3.2 million people of Orange County, which has been her home for 40 years. Working with physicians, community leaders, health care experts, and others, Annette is leading the development of a 190,000-square-foot cancer center for innovative cancer research and treatment at FivePoint Gateway in Irvine. Prior to joining City of Hope, Annette was president of strategy for the third largest health system in the country.

Featuring Guest Speaker

Amrita Krishnan, M.D.

Director, Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research

Amrita Y. Krishnan, M.D is the Director of the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research and Professor, Department of Hematology & Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation.

She is an international expert on multiple myeloma and director of the Judy and Bernard Briskin Center for Multiple Myeloma Research, which is part of the Hematologic Malignancies Research Institute at City of Hope. An Orange County resident, Dr. Krishnan also serves on the board of the International Myeloma Society. Krishnan came to City of Hope 23 years ago to complete a second fellowship on bone marrow – or stem cell – transplantation and has remained ever since.