FLORIDA – Do you have lupus? Does someone you care about have lupus? Do you treat patients with lupus? Join the Lupus Foundation of Florida for a free educational seminar about the many facets of lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune, chronic, inflammatory disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy tissues and organs. There is no cure for lupus. Education for patients, providers and caregivers is essential in the management of lupus.
The 3rd Annual Tampa Lupus Seminar will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at the John F. Germany library in downtown Tampa, 900 North Ashley Drive, Tampa, FL 33602.
We will meet in the HIVE on the third floor. Seating is limited to 92 people. Registration is required. You may bring your lunch (encouraged) or visit a local eatery downtown.45 minutes are allotted for lunch. Water and snacks will be provided
Topics and their speakers
Michael Jaglal, MD Hematology-Lupus and the Blood
Marcos Maldonado, MD Rheumatology-Lupus 101
Melissa Elder, MD Pediatric Rheumatology-Lupus in Children and Adolescents
Amanda Pratt, LCSW and Linda Ruescher, Program Director-Addressing Stigma and Misunderstanding in Lupus (aka stupid things people say).
Who should attend?
- Medical providers
Register here for the Seminar.
About Lupus Foundation of Florida
Since 1979, the Lupus Foundation of Florida has impacted the lives of lupus patients and those who care for them through education, research and advocating for public policy.
The Lupus Foundation of Florida works diligently for a world that embraces the reality of “Life without Lupus.” As we work for a cure, we continue to educate patients, caregivers and providers.
Company Name: Lupus Foundation of Florida
Contact Person: Linda Ruescher
Address:535 Central Avenue Suite 304
City: St. Petersburg
State: FL 33701
Country: United States