Ann Arbor, Michigan

Saturday, April 22, 2023

Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105
Time:  8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Schedule, Topics, and Speakers (preliminary)

Time (EDT) Speakers and Topics
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Packet pick-up, social time and continental breakfast
9:00 a.m. Introduction to the University of Michigan Vasculitis Program
Ora Singer, MD, and Julia Ford, MD, Rheumatology Clinic
9:25 a.m. Steroid management and safety
Beth Wallace, MD, MSc, Rheumatology Clinic
9:50 a.m. COVID and Vaccines – What patients need to know
Jiha Lee, MD, Rheumatology Clinic
10:25 a.m. Morning Break
10:40 a.m. The Auto Inflammatory Diet
Aaron Louis Stubbs, MD, Rheumatology Clinic
11:05 a.m. Fatigue in Vasculitis
11:30 a.m. Q&A with the Doctors
12:00 p.m. Introducing the Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network (VPPRN)
Jenn Gordon, PhD, Co-Principal Investigator, VPPRN
12:15 p.m. Introducing Victory Over Vasculitis
Art Diaz and Stacey Ivits, MSW, RSW
12:30 p.m. The Vasculitis Foundation
Don Nagle, Treasurer, VF Board of Directors
12:45 p.m. Lunch and Roundtable Discussions


Important Things to Remember:

1.  These conferences are in-person ONLY; we will not be recording the sessions and there will be no virtual component.
2.  Registration is free!
3.  Pre-registration is required for each conference.
4.  All speakers and attendees will be required to wear masks (correctly) at each conference venue. And, yes, we will be repeating this quite often.
5.  Social distancing will be encouraged and registration #s will be limited for each venue to ensure this is possible.

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