2013 Huntington’s Disease Symposium DC Metro Chapter


Saturday, November 16, 2013 | 10:00 AM

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Huntington’s Disease Symposium

DC Metro Chapter, Huntington’s Disease Society of America

In collaboration with Georgetown University Medical Center’s  Huntington's Disease Care, Education and Research Center and HDSA Center of Excellence at the University of Virginia

November 16, 2013

Holiday Inn Rosslyn Key Bridge
1900 N Fort Myer Dr  Arlington, VA 22209

10am – 4:15pm (Extended program for Future Chapter Volunteers until 5:30pm)

Registration 10am – 10:30am

Educational Sessions 10:30am – 4:15pm

Complimentary Lunch Provided at 12pm

 

Planned Sessions Include:

  • Huntington’s Study Group Update & Clinical Trials Update
  • HDSA Advocacy Update
  • So You Have Tested Positive – Now What? (breakout session)
  • Nutrition/ Food Prep for Care Givers (breakout session)
  • Alternative Therapies and HD
  • Updates from Local and Regional Huntington’s Medical Service Programs
  • Learn More About Your Local Chapter - An Update

 

Speakers and representatives to include: Social Workers and Medical Professionals from DC Metro Chapter, HDSA; Georgetown University Medical Center’s  Huntington's Disease Care, Education and Research Center; HDSA Center of Excellence at the University of Virginia; University of Maryland Medical Center Huntington’s Disease Program; HDSA Center of Excellence at Johns Hopkins University Hospital; Virginia Commonwealth University Movement Disorder Program

This is a FREE Event but ADVANCED Registration Required by November 7, 2013 – no on-site registration will be available


Following the educational sessions; attendees interested will be invited to stay for an interactive reception (4:15pm -5:30pm) to learn more about local Chapter volunteer Board opportunities.

The Holiday Inn offers limited free parking for our event and is a short walk from the Rosslyn Metro Station.

A final Program will be provided and posted closer to the event on the Chapter webpage (www.hdsa.org/wmch)

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