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.
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
|10:40 a.m.||The Auto Inflammatory Diet
Aaron Louis Stubbs, MD, Rheumatology Clinic
|11:05 a.m.||Q&A with the Doctors|
|11:30 a.m.||Introducing the Vasculitis Foundation
Don Nagle, Treasurer, VF Board of Directors
|12:00 p.m.||Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network (VPPRN)
Jenn Gordon, PhD, C0-Principal Investigator, VPPRN
|12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Victory Over Vasculitis (VOV)
Stacey Ivits, MSW. RSW
|12:15 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Lunch and Round Table 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.