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Portland: Fibromyalgia and Sleep Disorders Scientific Conference, October 2-4 - Presentations by World Experts

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www.ProHealth.com • July 18, 2008


The National Fibromyalgia Research Association (NFRA) announces the 2008 Fibromyalgia and Sleep Disorders Scientific Conference in Portland, Oregon, October 2-4.

Fifteen leaders in the studies of fibromyalgia and sleep disorders will report on: 1) The growing body of scientific evidence that connects these two conditions, and 2) Guidelines and best practices for improving clinical outcomes in the management of fibromyalgia and sleep disorders. For information, visit the NFRA website.

FEATURED EXPERTS:

Robert Bennett, MD, Professor of Medicine and Nursing Research
Oregon Health and Science University

Dedra Buchwald, MD, Director
University of Washington Twin Registry

George Chrousos, MD, Professor and Chairman First Department of Pediatrics
Athens University Medical School, Aghia Sophia Children’s Hospital

Andrew Holman, MD,
Pacific Rheumatology Research, Inc.
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Washington

Manuel Martínez-Lavín, MD, Chief Rheumatology Department
National Cardiology Institute of Mexico

Harvey Moldofsky, MD, Professor Emeritus, Director
Centre for Sleep and Chronobiology
University of Toronto School of Medicine

Maurice Ohayon, MD, DSc, PhD, Professor Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Sleep Center
Stanford University

Gerald Rich, MD, Medical Director
Pacific Sleep Program

I. Jon Russell, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director,University Clinical Research Center
Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Musculoskeletal Pain

Tobias Schmidt-Wilcke, M.A.
Department of Neurology, Universitätsklinik Regensburg

Petra Schweinhardt, MD, PhD
Centre for Research on Pain, McGill University

Jerome M. Siegel, PhD, Professor Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Center for Sleep Research, University of California

Michael T. Smith, PhD, Associate Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Behavioral Sleep Medicine Program
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Michael V. Vitiello, PhD, Professor Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medicine, and Biobehavioral Nursing
Associate Director, Northwest Geriatric Education Center (NWGEC)
University of Washington

Patrick Wood, MD, Chief Medical Officer
Angler Biomedical Technologies
Adjunct Professor Department of Anesthesiology,
LSU Health Sciences Center

The conference will offer up to 15 hours of continuing medical education credit for medical practitioners. Topics to be covered should enable attendees to:

  • Describe the syndromes, epidemiology, and pathogenesis of fibromyalgia
  • Apply the principles of rational therapeutic selection to fibromyalgia-related pain
  • Implement evidence-based best practices and clinical strategies for fibromyalgia
  • Evaluate the relationship between fibromyalgia and insomnia
  • Explain the impact of aging on the sleep/wake cycle
  • Discuss common neurochemical pathways mediating the experience of pain and insomnia and describe treatment options based upon them
  • Identify key aspects in history-taking to assess pain's impact on sleep, and integrate insomnia management into the treatment of pain

For more information on the conference agenda, the call for abstracts, and exhibitor information, visit the National Fibromyalgia Research Association website at http://www.nfra.net/patient_meetings.htm




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