Moffitt Cancer Center’s Healthy Kidz Program Hosts Next Generation of Health Care Professionals

June 30, 2015

WHO: Moffitt Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center based in Florida, and its Healthy Kidz Program host high school students from throughout the Tampa Bay area to learn about careers in health care.

WHAT: Moffitt’s Healthy Kidz Program will host 30-35 high school students from Brain Expansions Scholastic Training (B.E.S.T.), a nonprofit program for underserved students that helps ignite their interest in science, technology and health care. 

While visiting Moffitt, students will get a broad view of how the cancer center serves its patients and employees. They will start by meeting with John V. Kiluk, M.D., F.A.C.S, a surgical oncologist in Moffitt’s Comprehensive Breast Program. The group will also take a tour of one of our research labs, learn about our physical therapy program, speak with a cancer survivor and talk with members of our human resources and public relations team to find out how each supports Moffitt.

WHEN: 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Thursday, July 9.

WHERE: Moffitt Cancer Center, Vincent A. Stabile Research Building, Ferman Conference Room, 12902 Magnolia Drive, Tampa, Fla. 33612

CONTACT: Nikki Inda Ross at Nikki.Inda@Moffitt.org or 813-745-6618

About Moffitt Cancer Center
Located in Tampa, Moffitt is one of only 41 National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers, a distinction that recognizes Moffitt’s excellence in research, its contributions to clinical trials, prevention and cancer control. Moffitt is the top-ranked cancer hospital in the Southeast and has been listed in U.S. News & World Report as one of the “Best Hospitals” for cancer care since 1999. With more than 4,500 employees, Moffitt has an economic impact in Florida of nearly $1.6 billion. For more information, visit MOFFITT.org, and follow the Moffitt momentum on FacebookTwitter and YouTube.

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