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9th International Conference on Hypoparathyroidism


Registration for the 9th International Conference on Hypoparathyroidism to be held June 4-6, 2015, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, is now open!
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The schedule is still being put together but the following have confirmed they will be speaking. Topics include bone health, kidney health, pros and cons of PTH Hormone Replacement, diet/nutrition, exercise, how to prepare for surgery when you have hypopara, dental issues, continuing research, roundtable discussions with physicians and more:

John Bilezikian, MD (Columbia University)
Bart Clarke, MD (Mayo, Rochester, MN)
Dolores Shoback, MD (University of California-San Francisco) Topic{
Michael A. Levine, MD (CHOP)
Aliya Khan, MD (McMaster University, Ontario)
Rachel Gafni, MD (NIH, Bethesda, MD)
Marco Marcelli, MD (Baylor University)
Tamara Vokes, MD (University of Chicago)
Dan Ruan, MD (Brigham & Woman's Hospital, Boston)
Barry Bennett, MD (Southeast Idaho Family Practice, Idaho Falls)
Dan Greenhalgh, DMD (West River Dental, Idaho Falls)
Kelly Lauter, MD (Harvard Medical School)
Diane Dorman (NORD)

This year's conference fee will be $95 before Supporting Membership and Early Bird discounts. If you aren't a Supporting Member, now might be the time to become one, as before April 1st a Supporting Membership nets a $20 discount (so that means your 1 year Supporting Membership will only cost $5).

We have made arrangements for a limited number of rooms with the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Bloominton-Minneapolis South for the room rate of $89 +tax per night for double occupancy. The rate is available until May 15th, 2015, so we suggest you make your reservations as soon as possible.

You can make your reservations online or by calling the hotel directly at (952)835-7800 to make your reservations. Make sure to mention the HypoPARAthyroidism Association when making your reservations to get the room rate.

There will be a FREE hotel shuttle to and from the airport as well as to the Mall of America.

State & Country Basket Auction - We are going to have a live auction at Friday nights banquet to help raise funds for the newly-named Billy Sanders Memorial Research Fund. For more info - State/Country Basket Auction

Calling All Would-be Volunteers! - We need several people to help at this year's conference. This is open to all family members/caregivers as well! To thank you for your help, you will get a free t-shirt and a FREE one year Supporting Membership. Already a Supporting Member? We will extend your membership for another year! More information and to sign up, contact Jen Woodard at jenifer.woodard@yahoo.com. [Note: We willvmake sure you will not miss any speakers or classes].

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See you at the Conference!

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