Date(s) - 01/26/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

UAB Hospital-Highlands


Please join the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and internationally recognized physicians in Birmingham to gain valuable insight into sarcoidosis.

Patients and loved ones will have the opportunity to learn about FSR’s research initiatives, sarcoidosis treatment options, and clinical care with experts in the field in Birmingham.

Birmingham Sarcoidosis Conference Agenda

10:00 am – 10:05 amWelcome & IntroductionsKelli Beyer, FSR
10:05 am – 10:20 amPatients at the Center of ResearchKelli Beyer, FSR
10:20 am – 10:30 amLiving with Sarcoidosis: A Patient’s PerspectiveFSR Patient Ambassador
10:30 am – 10:45 amSarcoidosis: An OverviewJoseph Barney, MD MSPH, UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
10:45 am  – 11:00 amPulmonary SarcoidosisPilar Acosta Lara, MD, UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
11:00 am – 11:10 amBREAK
11:10 am – 11:25 amRheumatologic ConcernsAngelo Gaffo MD, UAB Rheumatology
11:25 am – 11:40 amCardiac SarcoidosisRamey Marshell MD, UAB Cardiology
11:40 am – 11:55 amCutaneous SarcoidosisLauren Graham MD, UAB Dermatology
11:55 am – 12:10 pmOcular SarcoidosisDr. Amol Sura, MD, UAB Callahan Eye Foundation
12:10 pm – 12:45Lunch
12:45 pm – 1:00 pmNeurosarcoidosisDr. Brandon Moss, MD, Cleveland Clinic
1:00 pm – 1:15 pmSarcoidosis-related Fatigue and DepressionLanier O’Hare CRNP, UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
1:15 pm – 2:15 pmPanel Q&AAll Physician Presenters
2:15 pm – 2:30 pmImproving Your CareMaggie Hudson – FSR
2:30 pm – 3:00 pmYour Role in ResearchFSR Staff
3:00 pm – 4:00 pmPatient Engagement SessionFSR Staff

Conference Venue:

UAB Hospital-Highlands
1201 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35205

UAB Hospital-Highlands is a campus of UAB Hospital. The general acute care facility is conveniently located on the southern perimeter of the UAB campus. Venue is marked with the black FSR symbol on the map below.


Parking will be available for free to conference attendees in a parking deck that may be entered from 12th Street South, between 11th and 12th Avenues South and next door to The Pita Stop restaurant, on the west side of UAB Hospital-Highlands. Level 2 of the parking deck is at street level. Parking lot is marked with the white FSR symbol on the map above.

Please note that we did our best to find the best option for parking. You know yourself best – please give yourself enough time to park, walk to the venue, check-in at the registration table, and comfortably find your seat.

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