July

Southern MD/VA/DC Chapter Meeting

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

 

5:00-7:00 PM

 

Place:         Inova Mount Vernon Hospital

                   2501 Parkers Lane

Alexandria, VA 22306

(Conference Room 1, park in the Yellow Parking Lot)

 

Speaker:     Neal K. Maru, MD

Integrated Neurology Services, PLLC

 

Topics:       Neurology, Psychiatry, Sleep Disorders, and Treatment Options for GBS and CIDP patients

Meet and greet with other patients and family members affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

Questions? Contact Tonya Charleston  

tonya.charleston@gbs-cidp.org (301) 283-6507

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Eastern Kentucky Chapter Meeting

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

 

11:00 AM-1:00 PM

 

Place:         Boyd County Public Library

1740 Central Avenue

Ashland, KY  41101

Speaker:     Margee McKenna

                   GBS|CIDP Foundation Regional Director 

 

Topics:       What’s new at the Foundation: Symposium 2016

Finding your “New Normal”: Adjusting to life with GBS and CIDP

                  

Meet and greet other patients and family members

affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

Questions? Contact Susan Kettel  

susan.kettel@gbs-cidp.org (606) 232-0239

 

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Join us at the “Walk and Roll” in

Huntington, WV on September 26th!

                                                                  

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August

Youngstown/Warren OH Chapter Meeting

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Saturday, August 1 2015

10:00 AM-12:00 noon

 

 Place:         Ohio Neurologic Institute

5701 Market Street

Youngstown, Ohio 44512

 

Speaker:    Dr. Carl Ansevin, M.D.

Neurologist, Ohio Neurologic Institute

 

Topic:         Managing your peripheral neuropathy symptoms 

 

Ask the Expert Q&A

Meet and greet other patients and family members

affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

Questions? Contact Margee McKenna  

margee.mckenna@gbs-cidp.org (330) 360-7419

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Get Ready for the “Walk and Roll” in Pittsburgh on September 19th!

                                                                  

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Phoenix, AZ Chapter Meeting

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

 

2:00-4:00 PM

 

Place:         Burton Barr Public Library

1221 N Central Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85004

 

Speaker:    David Saperstein, M.D.

Neurologist, Phoenix Neurological Associates

Member, GBS|CIDP Foundation Medical Advisory Board

 

Topic:         Managing your peripheral neuropathy symptoms

 

Ask the Expert Q&A

Meet and greet other patients and family members affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

RSVP to Bruce Throckmorton (space is limited)

Bruce.throckmorton@gbs-cidp.org (623) 340-0079

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Ask about a “Walk and Roll” in your area!

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Nebraska Chapter Meeting

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

 

10:00 AM-12:00 NOON

 

Place:         Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital—Sheridans Room

                   5401 South Street

Lincoln, NE 68506

 

Speaker:    Darin Forman, RN and former GBS patient

Madonna’s Long Term Acute Care Hospital (LTACH)

 

Topic:         GBS: A Professional and Personal Perspective

 

Ask the Experts Q&A

Meet and greet other patients and family members

affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

Questions? Contact Patricia Schardt

patschardt@yahoo.com  (402) 365-7617

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Ask about a “Walk and Roll”

in your area!

                                                                  

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Indianapolis Chapter Meeting

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Saturday, August 15, 2015

 

1:30-4:00 PM

 

Place:         Nora Branch Library Conference Room

                   8625 Guilford Avenue

Indianapolis, IN 46240

 

Speaker:    Tracey Englert

Regional IG Manager, Option Care

Topic:         What YOU need to know about

Immunoglobulin (IVIG)

Ask the Experts Q&A

Meet and greet other patients and family members

affected by GBS, CIDP, and other variants

 

Questions? Contact Jon Toumey

jon.toumey@gbs-cidp.org  (317) 283-4056

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Ask about a “Walk and Roll” in your area!

                                                                  

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September

Dutch GBS|CIDP Annual Meeting

On Saturday, September 12th, 2015 the Dutch GBS/CIDP group, which operates under the ‘umbrella’ of Spierziekten Nederland (a society covering a great number of neuromuscular disorders) will hold its annual meeting in Veldhoven, The Netherlands. Among the speakers are prof. dr. Pieter van Doorn and dr. Bart Jacobs.

There will also be a separate session for MMN (speaker: dr. Ludo van der Pol).

To attend you must register as a member of Spierziekten Nederland and subsequently register for the meeting.

For further info please visit: http://www.spierziekten.nl/over-ons/spierziektennlcongres or email Patricia Blomkwist-Markens at gbsliaison@gmail.com.

 

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