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VPPRN Schedules Several Free Webinars, Public encouraged to participate

The VPPRN team has spent the past year coordinating a special collaborative research group known as the PCORnet Autoimmune and Systemic Inflammatory Syndromes Collaborative Research Group (ASIS CRG).

With our partners we have created a series of webinars for patients to learn about issues important to them.

Glucocorticoids (steroids): A love/hate relationship
Presenter: Michael George, MD, University of Pennsylvania, October 2017

Pain Management-Opportunities and Challenges
William Becker, MD, Yale School of Medicine, December 2017

Is it possible to predict and prevent autoimmune conditions?
Kevin Deane, MD, University of Colorado at Denver, January 2018

Cardiovascular Disease Risk in RA: Can a Clinical Trial Discover What Helps?
Dan Solomon, MD, Harvard/BWH, February 2018

Pregnancy and Family Planning Concerns of Women with Autoimmune Conditions
Megan Clowse, MD, Duke, March 2018

Patient Health Data and Record Linkage
Hye-Chung Kum, PhD, Associate Professor at Texas A&M University, April 2018

Gout: Fact Versus Fiction. Clearing Up Misconceptions About this Treatable Chronic Condition
Theodore Fields, MD, Hospital of Special Surgery (HSS), May 2018

Click here to access the webinars: https://goo.gl/dTvsn7