The Southern California Myeloma Community Chapter is pleased to welcome Scott Goldsmith, M.D. for a special interactive conversation regarding the latest in myeloma research and comprehensive care. Dr. Goldsmith recently joined the City of Hope team as an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Hematology and Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation. He is a welcome addition among the region’s multiple myeloma specialists. After graduating with honors from the University of Florida, Dr. Goldsmith earned his medical degree from UF’s College of Medicine. He continued his training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Goldsmith takes pride in the relationships he forms with his patients, and is intent on making an impact “at an individual, institutional, and global level” in finding better treatments for multiple myeloma.
Whether you are newly diagnosed, in remission or relapsing, there will be content and conversation that will be relevant to you. Bring your questions and gain valuable insights from this Dr. Goldsmith. (Please note, since patients’ disease and history are unique, this forum is not intended to address or make treatment recommendations for individual patient-specific cases.)
Todd Kennedy is a Myeloma Coach and grateful patient. His background includes over 30 years working in the pharmaceutical industry until he and his wife Diane retired from their respective first careers to devote their time and talents as patient advocates, Myeloma Crowd coaches, and ambassadors for City of Hope’s expansion to Orange County. Todd is living life to the fullest with his wife and sons in Orange County, CA.
Diane has lived in Southern California for most of her life. Her husband Todd was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2017. She spent her career working in marketing until January 2020 when she and Todd retired from their respective first careers, to devote their time and talents as patient advocates, Myeloma Crowd coaches, and ambassadors for City of Hope’s expansion to Orange County. She and her husband are committed to helping improve and advance cancer care for all patients and feel a collaborative, virtual support group that draws from this region is an excellent way to help current patients and their families, and future generations of cancer thrivers as well.
Scott R. Goldsmith MD specializes in the treatment of multiple myeloma, which is also the focus of his prolific research. “I am passionate about bringing new and innovative treatments to patients with multiple myeloma and other hematologic malignancies through translational research and clinical trials,” he said.
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