hThe Vasculitis Foundation and the Cleveland Clinic Center for Vasculitis and Care Research are pleased to present the following educational conference for patients, family members and caregivers.  Each session will include a presentation and time for Q&A.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
InterContinental Hotel
9801 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Registration fee:  $20/person
Registration deadline:  Wednesday, April 22, 2015 (pre-registration is required)
Click here to register.
By phone:  816.436.8211

Schedule of Events

1:00 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.   Welcome and Introductions
Joyce A. Kullman, Executive Director, Vasculitis Foundation
Carol A. Langford, M.D., M.H.S., Director, Cleveland Clinic Center for Vasculitis Care and Research

1:10 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.   Introduction to Vasculitis
Carol A. Langford, M.D., M.H.S.

1:50 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.   Small Vessel Vasculitis
Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA/Churg-Strauss syndrome)
Granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA/Wegener’s)
Microscopic polyangiitis (MPA)
Alexandra Villa-Forte, M.D., M.P.H., Cleveland Clinic Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, Department of Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.   Recognition of Gary S. Hoffman, M.D., M.S.
Joyce A. Kullman
Carol A. Langford, M.D., M.H.S.

2:45 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.   Refreshment break

3:10 p.m. – 3:50 p.m.   Large Vessel Vasculitis
Carmen E. Gota, M.D., Cleveland Clinic Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, Department of Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease

3:50 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.   CNS Vasculitis
Rula Hajj-Ali, M.D., Cleveland Clinic Center for Vasculitis Care and Research, Department of Rheumatologic and Immunologic Disease

4:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.   Research Update
Carol A. Langford, M.D., M.H.S.

5:00 p.m.  Wrap-up and Adjourn
Joyce A. Kullman