Living Beyond Lupus Symposium

By | April 27, 2014
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Date(s) - 04/27/2014
10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Molloy College, Wilbur Building

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Please join us for our Living Beyond Lupus Symposium
Co-sponsored by the Department of Social Work of the School of Health Professionals & Nursing.

Where: LIU Campus, Hillwood Commons
Time: Registration begins at 10am. Symposium begins at 10:30am and ends at 3:30pm

Topics and Schedule:

      • Opening Session/Keynote: Systemic Lupus: The Road to a Cure is Paved With Innovative Research: Meggan Mackay, MD, The Feinstein Institute of Medical Research

Morning Sessions

  • Healthy Living Workshop: Nutrition – Kathy K. Isoldi, PhD, RD, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition
  • Diagnosing and Treating Lupus Workshop: Understanding your Blood Tests – Peter Rumore, MD, Rheumatology Associates of L.I.
  • The Empowered Patient Workshop: Advocacy: Why Your Voice Matters – Mark Haubner, Arthritis Foundation, National Public Policy Committee

Lunch, Lupus Alliance Survey Presentation and Awards

    • Results of the Lupus Alliance of America Survey, Presented by: Elissa D. Giffords, DSW, LCSW, Professor, Social Work Department LIU Post and Orly Calderon, Psy.d. Associate Professor, Social Work Department, LIU Post

Afternoon Sessions

  • Healthy Living Workshop: Exercise and Movement –  Cesar Santos, NASM CPT, Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Diagnosing and Treating Lupus Workshop: Clinical Trials –  Andrew Porges, MD, Roslyn Rheumatology
  • The Empowered Patient Workshop: Communication & Your Health Care Team  – Elissa D. Giffords, DSW, LCSW, Professor, Social Work Department LIU Post

Registration for this event:

  • Free for members
  • Free for students
  • $10.00 per person for non-members

To register fill out the form below.



This event is fully booked.