MS Practice Update

Hormones and Multiple Sclerosis


October 3, 2014

Beechwood Hotel
363 Plantation Street

Worcester, MA

 

October 3, 2014

 

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UMMS Continuing Medical  Education

Phone: 508-856-1671

Fax: 508-856-6838

 

Physicians - $150.00
Non Physicians - $100.00
Medical Residents/Students - $50.00

 

Program # 15/123

 

Continuing Education Credit

 

 

Accreditation Statement:

 The University of Massachusetts Medical School is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  

 

Designation Statement:

Physicians:

The UMMS designates live activity for a maximum of 6.25AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Nurses:

This offering meets the requirements for 7.5 contact hours for nurses as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244-CMR 5.04).  Each nurse should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in each educational activity.

Policy on Faculty Disclosure:  

It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Medical School to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities.  All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the University of Massachusetts Medical School are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed.  Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials.

 

 

Program Summary: 
The content of the meeting includes state-of-the-art information on the latest research on hormonal changes and MS, influence of pregnancy and lactation on disease activity, pregnancy data from MS studies, hormonal research in multiple sclerosis, treating pregnant women with active relapse or aggressive disease and much more. Recent findings in multiple sclerosis research, suggest that pregnancy can protect against inflammation within the CNS in MS patients.

The UMASS MS Center is proud to partner with national and international thought-leaders, MS professionals who work in translational research, clinical research, community service, and education. Our faculty will challenge, refresh and recharge your clinical knowledge base. Each lecture will be a thoroughly useful state-of-the-art summary.

Our meeting is unique in bringing together all groups committed to improving the lives of people with MS

Conference Objectives:

- Identify key concepts of the immunologic disease processes associated with multiple sclerosis.

- Learn about cutting-edge hormonal influence research and MS.  

Invited Faculty

Riley Bove, MD
Jonathan Cahill, MD
Kristina Deligiannidis, MD

Maria Houtchens, MD

Course Directors

Carolina Ionete, MD, PhD
  Peter Riskind, MD, PhD

 

 
Location & Accommodations:
The Beechwood Hotel
363 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA  01605
Phone: 800-344-2589
www.beechwoodhotel.com

 


UMMS Office of Continuing Medical  Education

Phone: 508-856-1671

Fax: 508-856-6838

 

Physicians - $150.00
Non Physicians - $100.00
Medical Residents/Students - $50.00
        

 

Program # 15/123