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“Latest on Lupus” Patient Conference

Saturday, September 26, 2009

UCLA Medical Center
Ronald Reagan Hospital Auditorium
757 Westwood Boulevard, Lower Level, Los Angeles, CA 90095

Speakers will include Dr. Daniel J. Wallace (clinical professor of medicine at UCLA) and Dr. Maureen McMahon (assistant professor of medicine at UCLA).

8:30 a.m. — Complimentary Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. — Welcome and Presentations

            What is Lupus? – Dr. Renee Rinaldi
Alternative Therapies Dr. Swamy Venuturupalli

10:30 a.m. — Break and Exhibits

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Presentations

           Lupus and the Heart Dr. Maureen McMahon
         New Treatments – Dr. Daniel Wallace

12:05 p.m. — Complementary Lunch and Round Table Discussions with the Experts


            Pregnancy and Lupus – Dr. Jennifer Grossman
            Children and Lupus – Dr. Deborah McCurdy
            Coping with Lupus – Lisa Waldman, MSW
            Lupus LA: How to Get Involved – Linda David
            Ask a Rheumatologist

Register online or call 310-657-5667 to reserve your space.


Parking Information

Lupus LA will validate the parking for all participants who park in Lot 1 at UCLA, located behind the medical plaza on Gayley Avenue. From the Reagan Hospital entrance, go south on Westwood Boulevard. Make a right on LeConte Avenue and a right on Gayley Avenue. The entrance to the parking lot will be on your right hand side.

Parking attendants will be at the Lot 1 staff parking entrance on Gayley from 7:45AM-11:00AM to issue Courtesy Permits to conference attendees. Please use the staff parking entrance on the left as you enter from Gayley and not the patient parking entrance on the right.

Driving Directions to UCLA's Ronald Reagan Hospital

From the San Diego Freeway (405):
From the north, exit Wilshire East; or from the south, exit Wilshire Westwood. Turn left on Westwood Blvd. and go straight past Le Conte Avenue (the street becomes Westwood Plaza). The hospital is on the left, past UCLA Medical Plaza.

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):
Take the San Diego Freeway northbound to Wilshire Boulevard east, and continue as described above.

From the East via the 10 (Santa Monica Freeway):
Take 10 (Santa Monica Fwy) East to 405 (San Diego Fwy) North, and exit on Wilshire Boulevard east. Continue as described above.

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