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Pituitary Patient Education Day

Pituitary Patient Education Day is a free event designed to help patients with pituitary disorders learn more about their condition and treatment options, as well as meet other people going through similar challenges. 

The 11th Pituitary Patient Education Day took place on October 19, 2019 at the Mount Washington Convention Center and gathered more than 100 patients who listened to lectures and participated in round-table discussions.

Stay tuned for the 2020 dates!

Our Team

Group photo of presenters from the 2019 Pituitary Patient Education Day
From left to right: Dr. Gary Gallia, Dr. Amada Henderson, Dr. Lawrence Kleinberg, Dr. Roberto Salvatori, Dr. Amir Hamrahian, Dr. Murray Ramanathan, Sandra Ramsburg, RN, and Sally Snader, RN

Contact

Email: pituitaryday@jhmi.edu
Phone: 410-955-3921

2019 Agenda

TimeTopicSpeaker
9:00-9:25 AMRegistration
9:25-9:30 AMWelcome and acknowledgmentsRoberto Salvatori, MD
9:30-10:00 AMPituitary lesions: acromegaly, Cushing, prolactinomas, non-functioning masses and hypophysitisRoberto Salvatori, MD
10:00-10:30 AMHow pituitary tumors can affect your visionAmanda Henderson, MD
10:30-11:00 AMA patient’s storyTBN
11:00-11:30 AMMedications for pituitary disease: what you should knowAmir Hamrahian, MD
11:30 AM -12:00 PMSurgery for small and large pituitary tumors: images from the Johns Hopkins operating roomGary Gallia MD, PhD
12:00-12:30 PMRadiation therapy: what to expect and how it worksLawrence Kleinberg, MD
12:30-1:25 PMLunch
01:30-03:00 PMRound table sessions:
1) Acromegaly
2) Cushing disease
3) Non-functioning adenomas
4) Prolactinomas
5) Craniopharyngiomas and Rathke’s cysts
 

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