Date(s) - 04/13/2019
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Iowa City Public Library


Please join the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research and internationally recognized physicians in Iowa City 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 Iowa City.

Speakers and Conference Agenda

11:00 am – 11:05 amWelcome & IntroductionsKelli Beyer, FSR Director of Education and Outreach
11:05 am – 11:20 amMoving Research ForwardKelli Beyer, FSR Director of Education and Outreach
11:20 am – 11:30 amLiving with Sarcoidosis: A Patient’s PerspectiveFSR Patient Ambassador, Dorothy McDowell
11:30 am – 11:55 amIs it sarcoidosis? When and how to figure out if you have sarcoidosis?Divya Patel, University of Florida
11:55 am – 12:20 pmMonitoring: what you need to knowManuel Ribeiro Neto, Cleveland Clinic
12:20 pm – 12:45 pmWhy does my doctor always want to give me prednisone?Bob Baughman, University of Cincinnati
12:45 pm – 1:25 pmLunch
1:25 pm – 1:50 pmWhat are the alternatives to prednisone?Nabeel Hamzeh, University of Iowa
1:50 pm – 2:15 pmAdvanced sarcoidosis: what does it meanEnnis James, Medical University of South Carolina
2:15 pm – 2:30 pmBreak
2:30 pm – 2:55 pmWhat’s new in sarcoidElliott Crouser, Ohio State University
2:55 pm – 3:20 pmFSR Resources and SupportKelli Beyer, FSR Director of Education and Outreach
3:20 pm – 3:35 pmImproving Your CareMaggie Hudson, Patient Resource and Comm. Manager
3:35 pm – 4:00 pmJoin the FightFSR Staff


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