FYI from the NHLBI Index

September 2009: Vol. 10, Issue 2
Constituents' Corner

Sarcoidosis Group to Hold 5th Annual Sarcoidosis Walk for a Cure

National Sleep Foundation Announces New “Sleep Health & Safety” Conference

Sarcoidosis Group to Hold 5th Annual Sarcoidosis Walk for a Cure

Janine’s Sarcoidosis Outreach Foundation and Support Group (JSOF) will host its 5th Annual Sarcoidosis Walk for a Cure on October 24, 2009, at the JCC Community Center, 5601 S. Braeswood Blvd., Houston, Texas. We invite all to join us as we empower communities through Sarcoidosis education, awareness, and research into a cause and cure.

Our guest will be Marc A. Judson, M.D., Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. Dr. Judson is the director of the MUSC Sarcoidosis Center, one of the largest sarcoidosis clinics in the United States. His other interests include non-invasive pulmonary aspergillus disease and lung transplantation.

If you are unable to join us, you can be a virtual walker, or we will have someone walk for you. For more information, please phone Emma Carroll at 800-846-5158 or 832-248-6621, or send email to her at Sarcoidosis@jsof.org.

Submitted by Janine’s Sarcoidosis Outreach Foundation and Support Group

National Sleep Foundation Announces New “Sleep Health & Safety” Conference

National Sleep Foundation invites primary care physicians, sleep clinicians and researchers, public health, policy, and transportation safety specialists to Washington, DC, March 5-6, 2010 for its new “Sleep Health & Safety” conference. Top experts will present the latest information in the clinical management of common sleep disorders and issues related to drowsy driving legislation and school start times. Attendees may choose between courses with a clinical or public health focus. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits will be offered for physicians. Visit www.sleepfoundation.org for more details.

Submitted by the National Sleep Foundation

 

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