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Summary of 2016 Barrow Pituitary Center Patient Education Day

On Saturday, May 14, 2016 the Barrow Pituitary Center, in Phoenix, AZ, held a patient education day. A number of CSRF members from Southern California and the Phoenix area joined Dawn Herring and Karen Campbell at the event. The meeting of about 125 patients was very informative, as was the opportunity to talk with otherContinue Reading

CSRF Supports NORD at American Medical Student Association Exhibit

As part of an outreach to medical students, the National Organization of Rare Disorders (NORD) exhibited at the annual convention of the American Medical Student Association in Washington DC on Feb. 27 and 28, 2015. Mary Dunkle from NORD says, “Prior discussions with medical students indicated a lack of understanding of how and why havingContinue Reading

All Around the World! The 3rd Annual Global Pituitary Patient Advocacy Meeting, 2014

This year I had the privilege of attending the third annual Global Pituitary Patient Advocacy Meeting in Zurich, Switzerland, representing the Cushing’s Support and Research Foundation from the United States.The purpose of this meeting was to formally create an international organization of groups who advocate for those affected by pituitary disease.  Speakers included Rob CampContinue Reading

A Report from the European Congress of Endocrinology, 2014

The annual European Congress of Endocrinology (European Society of Endocrinology) 2014 was held this year in historic Wroclaw, Poland in May 2014. Congress attendees represented countries and nations from around the globe. The Congress included many excellent speakers who addressed various topics related to Cushing’s syndrome. These are too numerous to cover in detail, soContinue Reading

Summary of Emory Pituitary Education Day, 2014

On Saturday, September 27, 2014, Emory University Hospital held a Pituitary Education Day. This day of presentations was attended by patients as well as Emory University medical faculty. After the close of the presentations, Dr. Nelson Oyesiku, Professor of Neurological Surgery, Professor of Medicine, Endocrinology, co-director of the Emory Pituitary Center, and a member ofContinue Reading