Friday, September 21, 2012

Johns Hopkins Pituitary Patient Day, More Info

Johns Hopkins Pituitary Patient Day

Join us on Saturday, September 29, 2012, for the 4th Annual Patient Education Day at the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center.

When: Saturday, September 29, 2012
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location:
Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
map and directions

Patient Education Day Agenda:
9:30 - 10:00 AM REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
10:00 - 10:20 AM What is the pituitary, and what can go wrong Gary Wand, MD
10:25 - 10:45 AM Vision problems in pituitary patients Prem Subramanian, MD, PhD
10:50 - 11:10 AM Pituitary Disease: a patient’s prospective Barbara Craven, PhD
11:15 - 11:35 AM Surgery for Pituitary tumors: what to expect Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD and Gary Gallia, MD, PhD
11:40 - 12:00 PM Nose problems before and after pituitary surgery Masaru Ishii, MD, PhD
12:05 - 12:25 PM When is radiotherapy needed for pituitary tumors Kirsten Redmond, MD
12:30 - 1:25 PM Lunch
1:30 - 3:00 PM Breakout sessions
1) Medical therapy (Wand/Salvatori)
2) Surgical therapy (Gallia)
3) Radiation therapy (Redmond/Lim)
4) Vision issues (Subramanian)
5) Nose issues (Ishii)

*This schedule is subject to change

Please R.S.V.P. by September 14, 2012, by contacting Colleen Hickson at  (410) 614-5887 orckristo1@jhmi.edu.

Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.