Ohio State University Pituitary Patient Symposium

Saturday, Sept 14, 2019

7:30am – 4:00pm

Please join the Pituitary Network Association and The Ohio State University for a Pituitary Patient Symposium featuring a series of pituitary and hormonal patient education sessions presented by some of the top physicians of pituitary and hormonal medicine. The symposium faculty will share the most up-to-date information and be available to answer your most pressing questions.

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Keynote Speaker: Maria Fleseriu, MD FACE

**We are offering a limited number of registration only scholarships. Register to claim your scholarship today!**

Please email [email protected] to register!

*This registration is for the Patient Symposium only. The Ohio State University is offering a CME Course separate from our Symposium. For information on the CME course go to ccme.osu.edu

 

OSU Pituitary Symposium Agenda
Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019
Patient and Family Track
Gabbe Conference Room – James L045

 

7:30 AM Registration , Breakfast, and Visit Vendors
8:00 AM Welcoming Remarks and Introductions: The OSU Skull Base and Pituitary Team
8:05 AM Trans-sphenoidal Approach: What to Expect? Post-Operative Complications
  Richard Carrau, MD Professor Department of Otolaryngology OSUCCC - James
8:30 AM Radiation Therapy? Difference Between Modalities and Possible Risks
  Dukagjin M Blakaj, MD, PhD
  OSUCCC - James
9:00 AM What Are The Challenges Our Patients Face, and How Can We Help?
  Kami Perdue, PA-C
  OSUCCC - James
9:30 AM Round Table Q & A
9:45 AM Mid-Morning Break and Visit Vendors
10:00 AM Acromegaly: Why it Takes That Long to Diagnose? What are the Options?
  Lawrence Kirschner, MD, PhD  Professor Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  OSUCCC - James
10:30 AM Growth Hormone Deficiency: Beyond Growth
  Rohan Henry, MD Pediatric Endocrinologist
  Nationwide Children's Hospital
11:00 AM Hypopituitarism: Pitfalls and Recommendations
  Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE
  Oregon Health and Science University - Keynote Speaker
11:30 AM Round Table Q & A
11:45 AM Lunch Break , Patient's Journey, and Visit Vendors
12:45 PM Pituitary Trivia
  Luma Ghalib, MD Assistant Professor - Clinical Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
  OSUCCC - James
  Brian Lee, RN OSUCCC - James
1:15 PM Surgical Approach: What to Expect
  Daniel Prevedello, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
  OSUCCC - James
1:45 PM Visual Complications of Pituitary/Sellar Lesion? Predictors of Outcome
  Abbe Craven, MD Assistant Professor - Clinical Department of Ophthalmology  
  OSUCCC - James
2:15 PM Round Table Q & A
2:30 PM Mid-Afternoon Break and Visit Vendors
2:45 PM Recovering from Trans-sphenoidal Surgery, Challenges for the Patient and their Families
  Traci Douglass, RN
  OSUCCC - James
3:15 PM Pituitary Network Association: Cushing's Disease: Psychological Research and Clinical Implications
  Jessica Diller Kovler, AM, MA, PhD 
  PNA Board Member
3:45 PM Closing Remarks
4: 00 PM  Adjourn

 

 

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