Help 4 HD HIPE Day – June 30th – Gainesville, FL – Huntington Disease Education

Published: June 14th, 2018

By: Amanda Eilers

Category: education, news

Help 4 HD International H.I.P.E. Day, Gainesville, Florida
Highly Interactive Participant Education

Hosted by the Help 4 HD organization

An Education Day for Families Impacted by Huntington’s Disease

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Registration at 8:30 a.m.

Conference from 9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.

Fairfield Inn & Suites Gainesville I-75
3877 SW 37 Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32608

 

Please register by June 27, 2018: https://www.research.net/r/GainesvilleHIPE

Keynote Speakers:

Nikolaus McFarland, M.D., Ph.D.; Addie Patterson, M.D., Ph.D.; Frances Rivera, M.A.; Chandler Swope, M.S.

Special Youth Session:
Chandler Swope, one of the directors of HDYO, will coordinate and lead special activities for youth in another room throughout the day!

Discussion Topics:
Behavioral challenges and strategies, research updates, and an interactive afternoon panel to assist families with crisis management. Attendees will have the opportunity to share, discuss, and problem-solve real life scenarios with HD professionals so we can all learn together.

This event is FREE and includes breakfast and lunch.
This event is made possible by an Education Grant from TEVA Pharmaceuticals.

HIPE HD flyer

About the Author

Amanda Eilers

Research coordinator and Clinical coordinator for the National Parkinson Foundation at UF

Amanda coordinates clinical trials research in patients with Parkinson’s Disease for the physicians at the Movement Disorders Center, performing a combination of clinical and patient assistive rolls. This includes maintaining the appropriate…

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