14TH STATE OF GEORGIA LYMPHEDEMA EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PRO

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14TH STATE OF GEORGIA LYMPHEDEMA EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PRO

Postby patoco » Thu Jun 02, 2011 9:01 am

14TH STATE OF GEORGIA STATE GEORGIA LYMPHEDEMA EDUCATION AND AWARENESS PROGRAM

HILTON GARDEN INN
ATLANTA PERIMETER CENTER
1501 Lake Hearn Drive
Atlanta, GA 30319

Saturday, October 15, 2011

7:30 am - 5:00 pm
Hosted by

THE LIGHTHOUSE LYMPHEDEMA NETWORK

Speakers include:

David Finegold, M.D., Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics and Clinical Biochemical Genetics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, His two presentations: "Lymphedema Genetics: of Mice and Men: "Lymphatic Genetics in the future: A Ride on the Starship Enterprise".

Dr. Young-sup Yoon, M.D., Ph.D., Director of Stem Cell Biology, Associate Professor of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine will talk on "Novel cell-based therapy for experimental lymphedema".

Schedule

7:30-8:15am Registration – Continental Breakfast – Exhibits
8:15-8:30am Welcome – Announcements
8:30-9:15am Moderator: Elaine Gunter, MT (ASCP)
David Finegold, MD – Pediatric Endocrinology, Pediatrics and Clinical Biochemical Genetics, U. of Pittsburgh. ―Lymphedema Genetics: of Mice and Men.‖
9:15—9:25am Rebecca Hammad, Primary Lymphedema Patient Story
9:25 -10:00am Tammy Malone and Laura Hoffman will discuss the importance of compression.
10:00-10:30am Break
10:30-11:15am David Finegold, MD – ―Lymphatic Genetics in the future: A Ride on the Starship Enterprise‖
11:15-11:25am Larry Ashmore, Secondary Lymphedema Patient Story
11:25-12:00pm Q&A - Dr. Finegold, Tammy Malone and Laura Hoffman
12:00 - 1:30pm Lunch – Exhibits
1:30—2:15pm Young-sup Yoon, MD, PhD, Cardiologist and Stem Cell Biologist at Emory. ―Novel Cell-based Therapy for Experimental Lymphedema‖
2:15 – 3:00pm Leanne Fox, MD, MPH, DTM&H, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ―Lymphedema Management in Lymphatic Filariasis: A Global Perspective‖
3:00—3:30pm Break – Exhibits
3:30 - 4:30pm BREAKOUT SESSIONS:
• Truncal and Arm Lymphedema - Gwen Forbes-Kirby, PT, CLT-LANA, Stephanie Kirkpatrick, MPT, CLT-LANA and Decourcy Squire, PT, CLT-LANA
• Leg and other Lower Lymphedema - Shelley Smith DiCecco, PT, CSLT and Samantha Cannon, MSOT, CLT
Teen Networking – Katie Russo and Sandi Stephens, MT, CDT
• Parent Networking/Youth Networking – Vicky Day, Debbie Labarthe and Janie Smith, PT, CLT
4:30pm Closing Remarks – Door prizes

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