2019 Vasculitis Foundation Phoenix Patient Conference

Join us in Phoenix for our VF Patient Conference! Learn about new treatments, living with vasculitis, and the
opportunity to meet other patients and families!
The conference is open to patients with vasculitis, their families, friends, and health care providers interested in learning more about vasculitis.
8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.

Light Continental Breakfast

11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network (V-PPRN)
Kalen Young, MA
V-PPRN Network Manager

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introduction
Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic Arizona

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch: Patient Experience Story
Suzanne DePaolis
VF Board of Directors

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

Large Vessel Vasculitis
Kenneth J. Warrington, MD
Chair, Division of Rheumatology,
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Kidney Involvement in Vasculitis
Alicia Rodriguez-Pla, MD, PhD
Arthritis Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Lung Involvement in Vasculitis
Rodrigo Cartin-Ceba, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic Arizona

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

New Biologicals for Asthma Management
Matthew A. Rank, MD
Chair, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Mayo Clinic Arizona

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Morning Break

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Managing Long-Term Corticosteroid Therapy
Speaker to be announced

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

Advances in Treatment of
ANCA-Associated Vasculitis
Ulrich Specks, MD
Chair, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care

2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Wrap-Up and Thank You
Cartin-Ceba, MD
Joyce A. Kullman, Executive Director
Vasculitis Foundation

11:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Upper Airway Involvement in Vasculitis
David G. Lott, MD
Division of Otolaryngology, Mayo Clinic AZ

2:45 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Dessert Reception

Online bookings are not available for this event.