Myeloma Link Pats Myeloma Survival School Atlanta

Welcome to

Pat's Myeloma Survival School Atlanta


 PMSS Atlanta is a two day conference providing a range of educational presentations on survivorship, bone and kidney health, financial resources, communicating with your healthcare provider, physical therapy, stem cell transplantation, new treatments and clinical trials. Participants will hear from experts in each topic area and will learn about resources and support services available to them.
9:00 am      Registration and Breakfast
10:00 am    Welcome and Opening Remarks
                     Bob Tufts, MBA, former MLB pitcher and business professor at Yeshiva University
10:30 am    Myeloma Survival School
                     Dave Visel, TBA Foundation
11:00 am    Break and Exhibitor Session
11:15 am    Concurrent Breakout Sessions
                     Surviving Myeloma: A Patient and Caregiver Perspective
                     Jameca Barrett, Survivor and 
                     The Role of Physical Therapy in Myeloma Management
                     Melanie House, NPT, DPT, NCS, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
                     Leah Lenz, PT, myeloma survivor, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
                     The Myeloma Journey
                     John Killip, DDS and Danielle Spann, Multiple Myeloma Journey Partners
12:45 pm    KEYNOTE Lunch: Myeloma Link
                     Mel Mann, MBA, MEd
2:15 pm      Concurrent Breakout Sessions
                     Communicating with Your Healthcare Provider
                     Caleb Raine, PA, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
                     Bone and Kidney Health
                     Cat Fenner, PA, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
                     Stem Cell Transplantation for Multiple Myeloma
                     Nisha Jospeh, MD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
3:45 pm      Break and Exhibitor Session
4:30 pm      Reception, Ballroom 
6:00 pm      Dinner: New Directions: Immunotherapies in the Treatment of Myeloma
                     Melhem Solh, MD, Blood & Marrow Transplant Group of Georgia
9:00 am      Registration and Breakfast
9:30 am      Welcome and Opening Remarks
10:00 am    Changing the Landscape: The Role of Clinical Trials
                     Beth Davison, MSN, APRN, CNM, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
                     Kevin Hall, PharmD, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University
11:00 am    Concurrent Breakout Sessions
                     Caring for the Caregiver
                     Lois Ricci, EdD, CARE-NET
                     Managing the Financial Side of Cancer
                     Mark Flanagan, LMSW, MPH, MA, Piedmont Cancer Center
                     Resources and Support Services
                     Tricia Hernandez, MS, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
12:30 pm   Closing Remarks and Evaluations 

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