Saturday, June 12, 2021
Time:  11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Pacific

Target Audience:  Patients with vasculitis who identify as women.

Description: This conference is focused on women with vasculitis. The conference will provide helpful information about the disease impact of vasculitis for women, bone health, finding balance, and care team dynamics-assertiveness training.

Please note:  You must have access to a computer/tablet/mobile device and the Internet to participate. Instructions for login will be provided prior to the event via email alerts.


Please register in advance for this conference: Click here.
The webinar will also be recorded and after editing, will be available for viewing.

Preliminary Schedule

Time PST Topic Presenter
11:00 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions Joyce A. Kullman, Executive Director

Kalen Young, MA, Director of Communications & Development

11:15 a.m. –
11:45 a.m.
V is for …Vasculitis:  Disease Impact on Women Alicia Rodriguez-Pla, MD
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona
12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Dream Team:  Dynamics with Assertiveness Training to Create a Strong Care Team Jenn Gordon, PhD
Patient-Partner, VPPRN and the EGPA Registry
12:30 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. BREAK
12:40 p.m. –
1:10 p.m.
Bad to the Bone:  Bone Health for Women Julie McGregor, MD
Integrative Medical Clinic of North Carolina
1:10 p.m. –
1:20 p.m.
Panel Introductions Kalen Young, MA
1:20 p.m. –
1:50 p.m.
Pieces of Mind: Mental Health and the emotional impact of vasculitis Stacey Ivitis, MSW RSW
Registered Social WorkerVelma Mockett, PhD INDS, RCC, MTC
Blink Mental Health Services
1:50 p.m. –
2:20 p.m.
Fuel Your Energy:  Finding Balance; learning to be a patient, a parent, a partner, or the many roles women assume without perfection.  Sara Amodio, MSW, EdD,
President, VF Board of Directors
2:20 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.
Thank You and Closing Comments Joyce A. Kullman
Kalen Young, MA