Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Johns Hopkins Pituitary Patient Day 2013

Johns Hopkins Pituitary Patient Day

Join us on Saturday, September 28, 2013, for the 5th Annual Patient Education Day at the Johns Hopkins Pituitary Center.

When: Saturday, September 28, 2013
Time: 9:30 a.m.
Location:
Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
map and directions
Location of the pituitary gland in the human brain
Location of the pituitary gland in the human brain (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Patient Education Day Agenda:
9:30 – 10:00 AMREGISTRATION
10:00 – 10:25 AMWhat is the pituitary gland, where it is located, what it does, and what can go wrongGary Wand, MD
10:30 – 10:50 AMHow pituitary tumors can affect your visionPrem Subramanian, MD, PhD
Vivek Patel, MD, PhD
10:50 – 11:10 AMCushing disease journey: a patient’s perspectiveStacey Hardy
11:15 – 11:40 AMSurgery for Pituitary tumors: from very tiny to very largeAlfredo Quinones-Hinojosa, MD
Gary Gallia, MD, PhD
Alessandro Olivi, MD
11:40 – 12:00 PMRadiation therapy: when, why, and howLawrence Kleinberg, MD
Kristen Redmond, MD
12:05 – 12:25 PMThe medications you may be taking (new and old ones): what you need to knowRoberto Salvatori, MD
12:30 – 1:25 PMLunch
1:30 – 3:00 PMPM Round table sessions:
1) Medical therapy (Wand/Salvatori)
2) Surgical therapy (Quinones/Gallia/Olivi)
3) Radiation therapy (Redmond/Kleinberg/Lim)
4) Vision issues (Subramanian/Patel)
*This schedule is subject to change
Please R.S.V.P. by September 13, 2013, vie email (preferred) to PituitaryDay@jhmi.edu  or to Alison Dimick at 410-955-3921.
Reservations will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis.