Huntington’s Disease Symposium

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Huntington’s Disease Symposium

Colorado Neurological Institute and HDSA Rocky Mountain Chapter 
Huntington’s Disease Symposium – Saturday, October 18, 2014

Holiday Inn Denver East – Stapleton
3333 East Quebec Street,
Denver,  Colorado  80207

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 to 9:40 a.m. Welcome and Introductions, Luci Draayer, Colorado Neurological Institute & Terri Davis, Lundbeck, Inc.

9:40 to 11:00 a.m. Update on HD Research and Clinical Trials, Rajeev Kumar, MD, Medical Director, Colorado Neurological Institute, Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center and HDSA Center of Excellence

11:00 to 11:15 a.m. Break

11:15 to 11:45 p.m. Ambassador Program Speaker, Lundbeck

11:45 to 12:30 p.m. Keynote Speaker, Ms. Kate Hoffmann, LCSW, Institute for Life & Care, “Living a Full Life”

12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch

1:30 to 1:45 p.m. HDSA Rocky Mountain Chapter Address, Rudy Avila, HDSA Rocky Mountain Chapter Board President

1:45 to 2:15 p.m. Advocacy Address: Ms. Aya Jones, HDSA Rocky Mountain Chapter, Advocacy Committee Chairperson

2:15 to 3:30 p.m. Afternoon Educational Panels (choose one)

“Understanding Medicaid and Medicare”
Panelists:

  • Ms. Sarah E. Roberts, Director, Long Term Care Services and Supports Division, Office of Community Living, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
  • Ms. Renee Boucher, Health Information Specialist, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • Ms. Susan Buth, family member expert
  • Moderated by: Luci Draayer, LCSW

“Assisted Living and Long Term Care facilities”
Panelists:

  • Cindy D. Webb, Ombudsman, Area Agency on Aging, Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
  • Doug Busken, family member expert
  • Aya Jones, family member expert
  • Sami Peterson, family member expert
  • Moderated by: Sharon Cascone, LCSW

Evening: HDSA Rocky Mountain Chapter Celebration of Hope! Same hotel

REGISTRATION: thermann@thecni.org or 303-357-5449

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