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Ask the Doctor Meeting ~ San Diego

UC San Diego
Goldberg Auditorium 2nd Floor
Moores Cancer Center
3855 Health Science Drive
La Jolla, CA  92093
     Saturday, Aug 29, 2015
     12:30 pm Registration Opens
      5:00 pm Program End

Please join us for a unique opportunity to learn more about neurofibromatosis (NF).  Doctors from various specialties will come together at the University of California San Diego to share their knowledge about NF.  

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Register NOW  R.S.V.P.  and we will keep you up to date with information.  

Everyone is welcome. There will be a "Kids Club" for children ages three to 16 so that families can participate!  

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12:30pm Registration & Check-in

12:50pm Program Begins

1-3pm – Panel #1 – Physical Issues  Dr. Keith Vauz (moderator)

  • Dr. Vincent Riccardi – NF-ologist
  • Dr. Keith Vaux – Genetics (moderator)
  • Dr. Santosh Kesari – Neuro-oncology
  • Dr. Peter Newton – Orthopedics
  • Dr. John Crawford – Neuro-oncology
  • Dr. David Piccioni - Neuorology

3-4pm – 2nd panel to present – ~10+ mins each (including questions)  Dr. Martin Stein (moderator) and Dr. Vincent Riccardi (NF-specific issues)

  • Dr. Joe Hassel – Psychologist - Pain Issues/AC
  • Janet Dudley, M.Ed., CCC-SLP – Social Communications
  • Dr. Doris Trauner – Pediatric Neurologist, Neurodevelopment
  • Jennifer Miller Psy.D- UCSD Mindfulness
  • Dr. Senia Vitale – Psychologist – Neuropsych evaluation; Executive Functioning.
  • Dr. Martin Stein – Developmental Pediatrician, Learning Issues, ADD

4:00 – 4:30 – Ask the Doctor - General questions from audience

4:30 – 5:00 – Ask the Doctor – Individual question (informal setting at front of room)

5:01 – Raffle winner(s) selected.

Register NOW  R.S.V.P.  and we will keep you up to date with information.  

5:15 pm - 8:00 pm   Dinner ~ Fundraiser at Chipotle Restaurant 8750 Genesee Ave.

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Earlier Event: August 22
Day with Rivercats
Later Event: October 18
5th Annual NF Hope Concert ~ Las Vegas