NachmanNC/Raleigh Vasculitis Support Group Meeting

Our fall Vasculitis Support Group meeting will be held on Saturday, October 29, 2016, and we have a new location!  The meeting will be held at the UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, conveniently located near I-40 on Hwy 54.

Our speaker will be Dr. Patrick Nachman, a UNC Nephrologist.  Dr. Nachman will focus on the 30th Anniversary of the Vasculitis Foundation and advances in treatment and research, followed by a time of Q’s & A’s.

The day begins at 9:30 a.m. as we gather for refreshments and conversation; the program is 10 a.m. – 2:15 p.m. and includes lunch.  Look for a detailed agenda, registration information and directions to our new location to arrive in September. Please mark your calendars now for this event!

Click here to access the registration form:  NC-Raleigh Support Group Agenda and Registration Form.fall2016
Mary Zimmerman

North Carolina/Raleigh Chapter
Vasculitis Support Group Meeting
Saturday, October 29, 2016
UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont in Chapel Hill
100 Sprunt Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Contact:  Mary Zimmerman at 919-946-2083

Morning

9:30  – 10:00      Registration, Coffee and Conversation
10:00 – 10:10     Welcome and Introductions
10:10 – 11:30      UNC Nephrology Department – Dr. Patrick Nachman
Dr. Nachman is Professor of Medicine and Deputy Director, UNC Kidney Center.   His updates to us include the 30th Anniversary of the Vasculitis Foundation, and will be followed by discussion and questions.

11:30 – 11:45        Break

11:45 – 12:00       Vasculitis Support Group News                           

Afternoon

12:00 – 1:00        Lunch
1:00 – 2:15            Small Group Discussions – Time to talk in small groups with other people with vasculitis, family                                    members, and friends
2:15                         Adjourn

Directions to UNC Wellness Center at Meadowmont
100 Sprunt Street, Chapel Hill, NC

From RDU Airport, Raleigh and Points East

Via I-40 West: Exit to NC-54 west at exit 273B.  Continue 2.3 miles.   Turn right onto Meadowmont Lane, then left onto Sprunt Street.  The UNC Wellness Center will be on your right.

From Durham

Via U.S. 147 south and I-40 west. Follow 147 south / I-40 west to NC-54 west; exit 273B

Continue 2.3 miles.   Turn right onto Meadowmont Lane, then left onto Sprunt Street.  The UNC Wellness Center will be on your right.

From I-85 (Hillsborough)

Via I-85: To I-40 east, exit 273 onto NC 54. Continue 2.3 miles.   Turn right onto Meadowmont Lane, then left onto Sprunt Street.  Turn right onto Meadowmont Lane, then left onto Sprunt Street.  The UNC Wellness Center will be on your right.
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Parking lots are to the left and back of the Wellness Center.

The classrooms we are using are on the first floor. When you enter the Wellness Center, a Support Group representative will direct you to the area where we are meeting.

Following is a google maps link. You may click on this and expand to see as large an area as you need to reference.
https://www.google.com/maps/place/UNC+Wellness+Center+at+Meadowmont/@35.908014,-79.027508,14z

There are also detailed directions and location maps on the UNC Wellness Website: UNCwellness.com/Meadowmont/

Note:  The NC/Raleigh Support Group has discontinued sending hard copy mailings for cost saving reasons.  We rely on email announcements and internet postings to notify the group about meetings.  If you are not currently on the NC support group email list, you may enroll by sending your name and email address to [email protected] If you have a situation that requires that you receive a hard copy, you may call toll free 1-866-462-9371 and leave a message on the patient line with your name, address, and a request to receive a mailed hard copy of the Vasculitis Support Group meeting notices.