Jan. 28, 2011

Lupus Foundation of America Expands Services with Launch of New Education Series

January 28, 2011

Program Provides Individuals the Opportunity to Learn from Leading Lupus Experts

(Washington, DC)  The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) has launched a new nationwide education series, Lupus: Learn from the Experts,™ designed to provide people with lupus essential information about living with lupus from some of the world’s leading lupus experts. The program is a series of teleconferences hosted by a lupus expert, and will cover a wide variety of topics important to people with lupus, including disability, kidney involvement, and clinical trials.

“This program will help us meet the growing demand for information and services,” said Sandra C. Raymond, President and CEO of the Lupus Foundation of America. “It is a unique opportunity for individuals to learn from some of the world’s leading experts from the comfort of their home, and it helps reach those individuals who are disabled or ill.”

Lupus: Learn from the Experts
2011 Dates and Topics


Clinical Trials and Lupus
Saturday, February 19, 2011
Presenter: Joan T. Merrill, M.D.

Kidneys and Lupus
Thursday, February 24, 2011
Presenter: Ellen M. Ginzler, M.D., M.P.H.

Central Nervous System (CNS) and Lupus
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Presenter: Betty Diamond, M.D.

Social Security and Disability and Lupus
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Presenter: Sheri R. Abrams, Attorney at Law

Parents Caring for Children with Lupus
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Presenter: Emily von Scheven, M.D.

This program is provided at no cost to participants. To register or for more information, visit www.lupus.org/learn.


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