KU Medical Center graphicsUniversity of Kansas Medical Center and the Vasculitis Foundation
resent The 2016 Vasculitis Symposium Educational Conference
KU Edwards Campus, Best Building
12600 Quivira Rd., Overland Park, Kansas
Saturday, August 6, 2016

Registration: $15/person VF members; scholarships are available
Click here to register for the symposium.
Registration deadline is Friday, August 5, 2016 at 10:00 a.m.

Preliminary Schedule

8:30 a.m. -9:00 a.m.
Check in/Registration
Continental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:10 a.m.
Jason Springer, MD, MS, Director, Vasculitis Clinic
Division of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Kansas University Medical Center

9:10 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.
Tribute to Jerry Niebaum
Joyce A. Kullman, Executive Director, Vasculitis Foundation

9:20 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Staying Involved With The Vasculitis Community
Denny Hale, Leader of Kansas City Vasculitis Foundation Chapter

9:30 a.m. -10:00 a.m.
Large Vessel Vasculitis 101 (Takayasu and Giant Cell Arteritis)
Mehrdad Maz, MD, Division Director, Division of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
Kansas University Medical Center

10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. 

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Small Vessel Vasculitis 101
Jason Springer, MD, MS

10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

11:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m.
Vasculitis and the Airways
Shannon Kraft,  MD, Department of Otolaryngology, Kansas University Medical Center

11:45 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

11:50 a.m. – 12:35 p.m.
Vaccination Update
Selina Gierer, DO, Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Kansas University Medical Center

12:35 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Patient Story:  Allison Lint, Founder of the Violin-4-Vasculitis

1:20 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Discussion Groups

2:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Vasculitis and the Lungs
Mark Hamblin, MD, Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Kansas University Medical Center

2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

3:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Vasculitis and the Skin
Ting Wang-Weinman MD, PhD
Department of Dermatology, Kansas University Medical Center

3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
In the Pipeline: Updates in the Field of Vasculitis
Dedicated to the memory of Jerry Niebaum
Small vessel vasculitis
ireille El Ters MD, Department of Nephrology, Kansas University Medical Center

Large vessel vasculitis
Mehrdad Maz, MD

4:45 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Final Comments

5:00 p.m.   Adjourn

BioGene LogoThe Symposium is sponsored in part through an unrestricted educational grant
from Genentech, Inc.