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Finding Your Voice - Richmond, VA

Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter

Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

Midlothian, VA

Finding Your Voice -  Richmond, VA

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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!

Have questions about Finding Your Voice - Richmond, VA? Contact Lupus Foundation of America, DC/MD/VA Chapter

When & Where

Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center
14051 St. Francis Blvd.
suite 1 and 2
Midlothian, VA 23114

Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

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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.

1319 F Street NW, Suite 205
Washington, DC  20004
(888) 787-5380

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