2013 Chapter Convention- Northern CA


Saturday, May 04, 2013 | 9:30 AM

At the UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Free To Attend
Please Register by May 1, 2012

9:30-10:15 Registration - coffee and rolls served

10:15-11:00 Workshop Session 1

Managing Challenging Behaviors in HD
Lorin Scher, M.D., Psychiatrist

Making A Difference – HD Clinical Trials
Participation Teresa Tempkin, ANP, MSN and Jeanette Lawrence
-Garcia, HDSA Clinical Trials Diplomat

Advocacy For Huntington’s Disease
Kristen Powers and Mark Micchio, J.D., LLM

Living Positively with HD
Andrea Kwan, M.S.

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-12:00 Workshop Session 2

Managing Challenging Behaviors in HD
Lorin Scher, M.D., Psychiatrist

Traditional and Alternative Medications Used in the
Treatment of HD
Rosalind Chuang, M.D., Neurologist

At Risk Discussion Group
Andrea Zanko, M.S., Genetic Counselor

Caregiver Discussion Group
Lisa Kjer, LCSW

12:00-1:00 Complimentary Lunch

1:00-1:15 Break

1:15-2:00 Workshop Session 3

Cognitive Impairment in HD
Sarah Farias, Ph.D., Neuropsychologist

Traditional and Alternative Medications Used in the
Treatment of HD
Rosalind Chuang, M.D., Neurologist

Support Group Facilitators Meeting
Lisa Kjer, LCSW

National Youth Alliance Meeting
Whitney Cary and Bradley Seybold

2:00 – 2:15 Break – Assemble in Main Auditorium

2:15 - 2:40 Welcome, Opening Remarks, Recognitions

2:40 – 3:40 Update on the Proposed HD Stem Cell Therapy
Clinical Trials at UC Davis
Jan Nolta, Ph.D. and Vicki Wheelock, M.D

3:40 – 4:00 Reception –
A chance to meet and speak with our presenters.
Refreshments will be served.



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