Breaking the Pain Chain program is a four part, interactive education series designed to teach participants about the tools and techniques for breaking the cycle of pain caused by arthritis. Attend all four classes to receive the education and resources needed to effectively manage arthritis pain.
September 8, 15, 22 & 29. 1:00pm-3:00pm
September 14, 21, 28 & October 5, 2015. 1:00pm-3:00pm
Learn more about arthritis at the Geauga County Arthritis Expo, co-sponsored by University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center. Physician speakers on rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, the importance of exercise, and surgical and non-surgical treatment options. Light refreshments, exhibitors, door prizes and more. Event starts at 8:30 am. Register at http://geaugacountyexpo.kintera.org . 8:30 a.m. Doors open; view exhibits; light refreshments available 9:00 a.m. "Rheumatoid Arthritis & Lupus Update - 2015" Arminda Lumapas, MD 9:45 a.m. Break 10:00 a.m. "Exercise & Arthritis" Dottie Thompson, MOT, COTR/L, CLT 10:30 a.m. Break 10:45 a.m. "Leading the Way - Advocacy & Access" Kelly Donahue, Arthritis Foundation 11:00 a.m. "Operative and Non-Operative Arthritis Treatment Options" J. Martin Leland, MD 11:45 a.m. Door prizes and evaluations 12:00 p.m. Expo closes
Emerging Investigators Conference
The Arthritis Foundation, Great Lakes Region is hosting the 2nd annual Emerging Investigators Conference for arthritis researchers on September 18-19, 2015 at the Bertram Inn & Conference Center, Aurora, OH. The conference will provide participants an opportunity to:
*Share their research
*Interact with senior faculty
*Obtain career advice
*Gather for small group discussions
*Join in workshops
The conference will begin at 12 noon on Friday, September 18 and end at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19. One night’s lodging on September 18 and meals on September 18- 19 will be provided by the Arthritis Foundation.Click here to register . Questions? Contact Mary Bird at firstname.lastname@example.org or 216-285-2839.