October 18/20, 2019 “My Cancer Story.” Phone Interview with Colorado high school student Jaylene Gonzalez for a class project.
October 10, 2019 “Surviving Leukemia, Sustaining Self, Narrating Illness: An Autoethnography of Cancerland.” Plenary Address to the annual meeting of the Sociologists of Minnesota. Followed by onsite book sale/signing.
October 2, 2019 “Surviving Cancer and Sustaning Self: A Cancerland Odyssey.” Presentation to Methodist Hospital President and Administrative Staff.
September 21, 2019 “Facing Acute Myeloid Leukemia; Notes from a Survivor.” Spectrum Financial Client Group Talk.
July 27, 2019 Marrow on the Move Fundraiser for the Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit of the U. of Minnesota; Exhibitor/Sales of “How Steve Became Ralph.”
May 14, 2019 WISE Study Conference, Georgetown University, Washington D. C.
WISE (“Writing for Insight, Strength and Ease”) Study meeting for Community Advisory Board Members.
Feb. 14, 2019 “Life with AML: Steve’s Diagnosis and Treatment Journey.” Patient Power website at https://www.patientpower.info/video/life-with-aml-steve-s-diagnosis-and-treatment-journey.
Dec 21, 2018 “Emerging Research and Promising AML Treatment Approaches” Patient Power website at https://www.patientpower.info/video/emerging-research-and-promising-aml-treatment-approaches.
May 5, 2018 University of Minnesota Masonic Cancer Center 13th Annual Cancer Survivorship Conference, Minneapolis, MN
Panelist: “Surviving Acute Myeloid Leukemia with a Stem Cell Transplant”
March 23, 2018 Midwest Sociological Society meetings, Minneapolis, MN
Presenter: “Narrating Illness: A Cancer/Stem Cell Odyssey”
July 29, 2017 University of Minnesota Medical Center Blood and Marrow Transplant Unit, Marrow on the Move Fundraiser, Minneapolis, MN
Keynote Address: “My Transplant Experience on the BMT Unit”
July 18, 2017 Cigna sponsored Conference on Physician Leadership Development Program
Teleconference talk: “The Role of Mindfulness in Navigating Illness”