Bethesda Maryland: Presentations from Leaders in Interstitial Cystitis and Painful Bladder Syndrome Research and Treatment
n Scientific Symposia on Painful Bladder Syndrome , Thursday & Friday, October 26 and 27. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) scientific symposium – Frontiers in Painful Bladder Syndrome, at the Pooks Hill Marriott. For Information contact Michelle Watson, the Scientific Consulting Group Inc. Phone 301/670-4990.
n Interstitial Cystitis Association Regional Forum, Saturday October 28. Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, with registration 12 noon to 1:00 pm. Location: The Bethesda Hyatt Regency Hotel. Register now online at: http://www.ichelp.org/whatsnew/announcementicaregionalforum.html Or call 1-800-HELP ICA.
Featured Guest Speakers
Daniel Brookoff, MD, PhD
Dr. Brookoff is a physician specializing in pain management with a longstanding interest in the care of people with interstitial cystitis. He is currently affiliated with Integrative Treatment Centers in Westminster, Colorado, and plans to open the Center for Medical Pain Management at Presbyterian / St. Luke’s Medical Center in Denver in November 2006. Dr. Brookoff is a long-time member of the ICA’s Medical Advisory Board and has been a frequent contributor to ICA programs and publications.
Robert Moldwin, MD
Dr. Moldwin, Director of the Interstitial Cystitis Center at Long Island Jewish Medical Center (LIJMC) in New Hyde Park, NY, is active in both basic and clinical IC research, and has published extensively. He is currently planning the expansion of his clinical program to manage other facets of pelvic pain. A longtime member of the ICA’s Medical Advisory Board, he is a frequent contributor to the ICA Update and has written and published the best-selling patient-oriented book entitled Interstitial Cystitis Survival Guide which is available for purchase through the ICA.
Moderator: Vicki Ratner, MD Founder, President, and Chief Medical Officer of the Interstitial Cystitis Association.