NJ Statewide Conference Brochure

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ABOUT HILTON DOUBLETREE
Location:
200 Atrium Drive, Somerset, NJ
Sharing & Caring
Statewide Conference
ABOUT THE NEW JERSEY CHAPTER
Huntingtonʼs disease (HD) is a devastating,
hereditary, degenerative brain disorder that results in
a loss of cognitive, behavioral, and physical control,
and for which, presently, there is no cure.
for Huntington’s disease
Founded in 1976, the New Jersey Chapter supports
the Huntingtonʼs Disease Society of Americaʼs
mission:
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“A Day for Mind, Body & Spirit”
To promote and support research and medical
efforts to eradicate Huntingtonʼs disease.
To assist people and families affected by
Huntingtonʼs disease to cope with the problems
presented by the disease.
To educate the public and health professionals
about Huntingtonʼs disease.
The NJ Chapter is the only voluntary health agency
dedicated to serving Huntingtonʼs disease (HD)
families in New Jersey and sponsors family services,
education, and research. The Chapter is affiliated
with the Samuel L. Bailey Huntingtonʼs Disease
Family Service Center at the University of Medicine
and Dentistry of New Jersey. The Chapter provides
services for HD families at three sites across the
state: Newark, Piscataway, and Stratford.
For more information on how you can get involved,
please visit our website at www.hdsa.org/nj or
contact our offices at 973-784-4965.
Help for Today, Hope for Tomorrow
Sunday, May 17, 2015
NEW JERSEY Chapter
Huntingtonʼs Disease Society of America
P.O. Box 2103
Clifton, NJ 07015
The Chapter invites you to participate in our fight to
cure this devastating disease and to serve those
coping with it. There are many ways to help: make a
donation, assist at an event, join the Chapterʼs Board
of Trustees, volunteer in the Chapter Office, and/or
educate legislators about HD.
Please Join Us!
10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Hilton Doubletree
Somerset, New Jersey
Sponsored By
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AGENDA
10:00-11:30 am
11:00-12:50 pm
REGISTRATION,
NETWORKING &
BUFFET BRUCH
WELCOME &
PRESENTATIONS
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KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Debbie Pausig, MFT, CT, CCTP
Author - “An Affair Worth
Remembering with Huntington’s
Disease, Incurable Love & Intimacy
During an Incurable Illness”
Dr. George Yorling, PhD
Director of Medical & Scientific
Affairs HDSA
Research update and Q & A
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
12:55-1:40 pm
RESEARCH UPDATE
Q&A
1:45-2:00 pm
SNACK BREAK
2:00-2:45 pm
HDYO
2:45-3:00 pm
NJ STATE
ADVOCACY
3:00
SCREENING
REGISTRATION FORM
Days events courtesy of
New Jersey Chapter HDSA
Ned Cancelmo, President
Mike Campbell, Vice President
Mary Perehinec-Germano, Treasurer
Faye Gregory-Yuppa, Secretary
Mary Claire Cancelmo
Dr. Daniel Schneider, MD MA
Suzanne M. Carter, Esq.
Charissa Rahill
Jeannine R. Roland
Colleen Barnes-Walsh
Stacy Waterman
Number of People Attending:________
Names of Attendees:
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Chandler Swope, HDYO
Director of Youth Services Mid Atlantic Region
“Talking with Kids about HD”
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Street Address:
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Town: __________________________________
State:______________ Zip: ________________
Phone: ________________________________
Email: __________________________________
Screening
“The Lion’s Mouth Opens”
by Lucy Walker
Kindly Mail or Sign Up on www.hdsanj.org
HDSA-NJ Chapter
P.O. Box 2103
Clifton, NJ 07015
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