State Conference

From the Fall/Winter 2003 issue of Hopes & Dreams, newsletter of the Illinois Chapter, Huntington's Disease Society of America.


March 6, 2004 - 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Hilton (Allgauers) Northbrook
2855 North Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, IL

Deadline for Registration: February 15, 2004
Cost of Event: $30.00 per person

8:30-9:00 Registration  
9:00-9:15 Welcome Barry Kahn, President, IHDSA
9:15-10:00 Behavioral and Psychiatric Issues in HD Jane S. Paulsen, Ph.D., University of Iowa Center of Excellence
10:00-10:30 Coalition for the Cure, HD Research Richard Morimoto, Ph.D., Northwestern University
10:30-10:45 Break  
10:45-11:30 Patient/Caregiver/At-Risk Panel Moderators: Steve Clingerman, Ph.D., Stroger-Cook County Hospital; Kathleen Shannon, M.D. Rush University
11:30-12:00 Swallowing & Speech in HD Emily Wang, Ph.D., Rush University
12:00-1:00 Buffet Lunch: Clinical swallow evaluations for persons with HD  
1:00-1:45 Breakout Sessions Session A: Persons with HD; Session B: Caregivers; Session C: At Risk and Under 21
1:45-2:00 Break  
2:00-2:45 Clinical Research Update Kathleen Shannon, M.D., Rush University
2:45-3:00 Professionals' Panel and Wrap Up  

For more information, phone IL Chapter (630) 443-9876 or Hilton Northbrook (847) 480-7500

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