Finding Your Voice - Richmond, VA
Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)
A workshop designed for lupus patients in Central Virginia to receive current lupus information and training to feel empowered to tell their lupus story.
9:15 a.m. Registration
9:30 a.m. Lupus Update- An update on what is new in lupus, treatments, and promising research.
Presenter: Lenore Buckley, M.D.
Professor of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Virginia Commonwealth University,
School of Medicine
10:30 p.m. Finding your voice- How to tell your lupus story
Every case of lupus is different and every patient has a story to tell. Our panel will discuss ways to empower participants with the knowledge they need to confidently convey their journey through lupus.
Presenters: Jean Marie Leonard, a Dale Carnegie trainer from Northern Virginia; Sara Gorman, Author of Despite Lupus; Michele Shuman, lupus advocate and Richmond volunteer coordinator; Tracee Logan, lupus advocate.
12:00 noon Chapter Update- The LFA- DC/MD/VA Chapter Staff will conduct an interactive panel discussion that addresses how we can help you get the most out of our chapter services, and ways our chapter can help navigate you through your lupus diagnosis and treatment.
1:00 p.m. Adjournment/Evaluations
We look forward to seeing you there!
When & Where
Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter
Welcome to the Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter. Our chapter provides current information, education programs, and outreach services to improve the quality of lives for people with lupus while also supporting research. We support people with lupus throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.
2000 L Street, NW- Suite 415
Washington, DC 20036