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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 in full swing!
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We have an outstanding array of sessions planned by world acclaimed experts on hypoparathyroidism with the support of individual and corporate sponsors including NPS Pharma and Cal-EZ. 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 much,much more. We will also have our Annual Banquet with a live auction this year! See you in June for the momentous and exciting 9th International Conference on Hypoparathyroidism!

Here is a partial list of this year's speakers:

John Bilezikian, MD (Columbia University)
Bart Clarke, MD (Mayo, Rochester, MN)
Dolores Shoback, MD (University of California-San Francisco)
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)

Here is the schedule as it stands now (subject to change) - conference schedule

Because our advanced planning is helped by knowing more about those of you who are attending, we urge you to register as soon as possible.

This year's conference fee will be $95 before Supporting Membership and Early Bird discounts. If you aren't a Supporting Member, now is 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).

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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.

Financial Scholarships - NPS Pharma has provided funding for a limit number of scholarships for those who have financial need to attend the conference. Each scholarship can cover up to the conference fee (for one person) and 4 nights at the hotel (June 3rd through 7th, with checkout on the 7th). Partial scholarships are also available. In order to apply or for more information, contact Julie Hunsaker at

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 still need a few more 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 [Note: We will make sure you will not miss any speakers or classes].

Help spread the word! Conference Flyer

Refund Policy - There will be no refunds after May 1st, because at that point the funds are committed. We will, however, be happy to convert it to a tax-deductible donation. For more info contact Carol Sanders at

See you at the Conference!

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