Prolactinoma: A Patient's Perspective

23 June 2011

Presentation Description
The webinar Prolactinoma: A Patient's Perspective, will be hosted by Christina Bourne, MME. She will share the story of her struggle with a prolactinoma, and also provide information on how she has coped with the effects of pituitary disease on her physical appearance, mental health, and relationships.

• Introduction: Christina Bourne
• Personal story
• Discussion of physical, mental, and relationship changes
• Discussion of how "I coped" with these changes
• Life today
• Advice for others

Meet the Webinar Presenter

Christina O'Neil-Bourne, M.M.E.
Music Teacher
PNA Board Member

Christina Bourne holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Music Education. She teaches general music and band for the Carson City School District. Christina was named Carson City School District Teacher of the Year 2009, and Carson City Rotary Teacher of the Year 2010. She was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award by President George W. Bush in 2003 for her efforts.

Christina is a former Miss Nevada and competed in the Miss America Pageant. She volunteers her time for organizations aimed at bettering the lives of others through education.

In 2005, Christina was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor. For nearly two years, she struggled to find a doctor to help her. She found the PNA website and within months was able to get the medical attention she so desperately needed. Thanks to the PNA, she is now able to live an active and healthy life.

 

  • Christina O'Neil-Bourne
    MME Music Teacher
    PNA Board Member

Description

Presentation Description
The webinar Prolactinoma: A Patient's Perspective, will be hosted by Christina Bourne, MME. She will share the story of her struggle with a prolactinoma, and also provide information on how she has coped with the effects of pituitary disease on her physical appearance, mental health, and relationships.

• Introduction: Christina Bourne
• Personal story
• Discussion of physical, mental, and relationship changes
• Discussion of how "I coped" with these changes
• Life today
• Advice for others

Meet the Webinar Presenter

Christina O'Neil-Bourne, M.M.E.
Music Teacher
PNA Board Member

Christina Bourne holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree in Music Education. She teaches general music and band for the Carson City School District. Christina was named Carson City School District Teacher of the Year 2009, and Carson City Rotary Teacher of the Year 2010. She was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award by President George W. Bush in 2003 for her efforts.

Christina is a former Miss Nevada and competed in the Miss America Pageant. She volunteers her time for organizations aimed at bettering the lives of others through education.

In 2005, Christina was diagnosed with a pituitary tumor. For nearly two years, she struggled to find a doctor to help her. She found the PNA website and within months was able to get the medical attention she so desperately needed. Thanks to the PNA, she is now able to live an active and healthy life.

 

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