Event

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Patient Symposium 2017

December 8, 2017
9:00 AM  – 5:00 PM

NYIT Auditorium on Broadway
New York, NY

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Agenda

9 – 10 a.m.

Registration/Continental Breakfast

10 – 10:15 a.m.

Welcome
David Tegay, D.O., Associate Professor and Chair of Clinical Specialties, NYITCOM

10:15 – 11 a.m.

Alexander Technique
Ann Rodiger and Laura Tuthall

11 – 11:45 a.m.

"EDS: Understanding Your Pain and How to Treat It"
Norman Marcus, M.D.

11:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

"Retrospective View of What Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) Can Do to Help Features of EDS"
Jayme Mancini, D.O., Assistant Professor of Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, NYITCOM

12:30 – 1 p.m.

Lunch

1 – 1:45 p.m.

"Physical and Occupational Therapy Strategies to Empower Your Life"
Michelle Farella-Accurso, Physical Therapst, and Samana Khan, Occuapational Therapist, Academic Health Care Center, NYITCOM

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.

Mast Cell Activation
Anne Maitland, M.D., Ph.D.

2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Dysautonomia
Lauren Stiles, Esq.

3:15 – 4 p.m.

"Applying for Disability"
Jonathan Rodis and Kathleen Rodis

4 – 4:15 p.m.

"EDS Criteria"
Lara Bloom, Ehlers-Danlos Society International

Sponsor

GeneDx