Johns Hopkins Pituitary Patient Day
Join us on Saturday, September 17, 2016
8th Annual Johns Hopkins Pituitary Patient Day
Saturday, September 17, 2016, 9:30 a.m.
Johns Hopkins Mt. Washington Conference Center
5801 Smith Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209
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This is a free event, but seating is limited. Reserve your space now: Please R.S.V.P. by September 9, 2016 by email (preferred) to PituitaryDay@jhmi.edu or by calling Alison Dimick at 410-955-3921.
9:30 – 9:55 a.m.: Registration
9:55 – 10:00 a.m.: Welcome and Acknowledgements
10:00 – 10:25 a.m.: Different Kinds of Tumors in the Pituitary Area: Non-Functioning, Acromegaly, Cushing, etc. (Roberto Salvatori, M.D.)
10:25 – 10:50 a.m.: The Pituitary Gland, Cortisol and Stress (Gary Wand, M.D.)
10:50 – 11:10 a.m.: A Patient’s Story
11:10 – 11:30 a.m.: The Eye and the Pituitary Gland: Why It’s Important to SEE the Right Doctor (Pun Intended) (Dan Gold, D.O.)
11:30 – 11:50 a.m.: Surgery for Pituitary Tumors: (Not So Scary) Pictures from the Operating Room Treating Acromegaly, Cushing and Non-Functioning Tumors (Gary Gallia, M.D., Ph.D.)
11:50 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.: Coordinating the Care of Pituitary Patients: It Takes a Village (Pituitary Nurse)
12:10 – 12:30 p.m.: Radiation Therapy for Cushing, Acromegaly and Non-Functioning Tumors: A Good Option when Needed (Lawrence Kleinberg, M.D.)
12:30 – 1:25 p.m.: Lunch
1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Round Table Discussions:
- Medical: Making Sense of So Many Medications
- Surgical: Meet Surgeons and Patients Who Have Had Pituitary Surgery
- Radiation: Share Your eX-peRience!