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Ohio State Pituitary Patient Symposium

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Keynote Speaker: Maria Fleseriu, MD FACE

Registration Cost: Individual $40    Save $20 and register for 2: $60

Please email carol@pituitary.org to register!

*This registration is for the Patient Symposium only. The Ohio State University is offering a CME Course separate from our Symposium. For information on the CME course go to ccme.osu.edu


OSU Pituitary Symposium Agenda
Saturday, July 13, 2019
Patients and Family’s Track
Gabbe Conference Room – James L045


8:00 AM

Registration and Breakfast

8:20 AM

Welcoming Remarks and Introductions: The OSU Skull Base and Pituitary Team


Lawrence Kirschner, MD, PhD


OSUCCC - James

8:30 AM

Hypopituitarism: Pitfalls and Recommendations


Maria Fleseriu, MD, FACE


Oregon Health and Science University

9:00 AM

Trans-sphenoidal Approach: What to Expect? Post-Operative Complications


Richard Carrau, MD


OSUCCC - James

9:30 AM

Acromegaly: Why it Takes That Long to Diagnose? What are the Options?


Lawrence Kirschner, MD, PhD


OSUCCC - James

10:00 AM

Round Table Q & A

10:15 AM

Mid-Morning Break

10:30 AM

Growth Hormone Deficiency: Journey to Adulthood


Robert Hoffman


Nationwide Children's Hospital

11:00 AM

Radiation Therapy? Difference Between Modalities and Possible Risks


Dukagjin M Blakaj, MD, PhD


OSUCCC - James

11:30 AM

Round Table Q & A

11:45 AM

Lunch Break and Patient's Journey

12:45 AM

Surgical Approach: What to Expect


Daniel Prevedello, MD


Douglas Hardesty, MD


OSUCCC - James

1:15 PM

Visual Complications of Pituitary/Sellar Lesion? Predictors of Outcome


Abbe Craven, MD


OSUCCC - James

1:45 PM

Round Table Q & A

2:00 PM

Pituitary Trivia


Luma Ghalib, MD


Brian Lee


OSUCCC - James

2:30 PM

Pituitary Dysfunction: Effect on Mental Health and Family


William Malarkey, MD


OSUCCC - James

3:00 PM

Recovering from Trans-sphenoidal Surgery, Challenges for the Patient and their Families


Traci Douglass, RN


OSUCCC - James

3:30 PM

Pituitary Network Association: Cushing's Disease: Psychological Research and Clinical Implications


Jessica Diller Kovler, AM, MA, PhD 


PNA Board Member

4:00 PM

Closing Remarks

4: 15 PM 


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