Join us on Saturday, September 28, 2013, for the free 5th Annual Patient Education Day at the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center.
When: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
map and directions
|Patient Education Day Agenda:|
|9:30 - 10:00 AM||REGISTRATION|
|10:00 - 10:25 AM||What is the pituitary gland, where it is located, what it does, and what can go wrong||Gary Wand, MD|
|10:30 - 10:50 AM||How pituitary tumors can affect your vision||Prem Subramanian, MD, PhD|
Vivek Patel, MD, PhD
|10:50 - 11:10 AM||Cushing disease journey: a patient’s perspective||Stacy L. Hardy|
|11:15 - 11:40 AM||Surgery for Pituitary tumors: from very tiny to very large||Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD|
Gary Gallia, MD, PhD
Alessandro Olivi, MD
|11:40 - 12:00 PM||Radiation therapy: when, why, and how||Lawrence Kleinberg, MD|
Kristen Redmond, MD
|12:05 - 12:25 PM||The medications you may be taking (new and old ones): what you need to know||Roberto Salvatori, MD|
|12:30 - 1:25 PM||Lunch|
|1:30 - 3:00 PM||PM Round table sessions:|
1) Medical therapy (Wand/Salvatori)
2) Surgical therapy (Quinones/Gallia/Olivi)
3) Radiation therapy (Redmond/Kleinberg/Lim)
4) Vision issues (Subramanian/Patel)
*This schedule is subject to change
Please R.S.V.P. by September 13, 2013, via email (preferred) to PituitaryDay@jhmi.edu or to Alison Dimick at 410-955-3921.
This is a free event. Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.