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4th Thalassemia Support Foundation Conference

PDF of Invitation: 4th Thalassemia Support Foundation Conference Invitation

4th Thalassemia Support Foundation (TSF) Conference

Saturday –  October 6, 2012

Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute (CHORI)

5700 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Oakland, CA  94609

(Down the street from CHRCO) 

  Important Note

Another Conference will be held at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles in April 2013, which will cover the same topics and may have the same speakers/sessions as this conference. 

This conference is FREE to all attendees.  However, space is limited and an RSVP is mandatory.

If you do not RSVP, there may not be space available to you at the conference.

Schedule of Events
8:30 – 9:00 Registration and Light Refreshments
9:00 – 9:15 Opening Remarks
Paul DiLorenzo, PhD – TSF President
9:15 – 9:30 The Importance of Holistic Health and Wellness in patients with Thalassemia
Elliott Vichinsky, MD – Children’s Hospital Oakland
9:30 – 10:15 Thalassemia throughout the Lifespan
Laurice Levine, MA, CCLS – Children’s Hospital Oakland
10:15 – 10:30 Break
10:30 – 11:30 Balancing Thalassemia and your Daily Life
Liz Morraso, MSW – Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
11:30 – 12:00 Nutrition and Exercise
Ellen Fung, RD, PhD – Children’s Hospital Oakland
12:00 – 1:00 Buffet Lunch
(Concurrent) Getting Involved with TSF
Charlie Hunt – TSF Treasurer
1:00 – 2:30 Panel Discussion: Coping with Thalassemia
2:30 – 2:40 Closing Remarks
Paul DiLorenzo, PhD – TSF President
2:40 – 3:20 Breakout Session
Patients, Parents and Significant Others
3:30 – 4:30 Afternoon Reception – Desserts will be served
Children’s Session will be available

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