Huntington’s Disease Patient & Family Symposium 2018

Project: Research project

Project Details


HD Patient and Family Symposium
November 17, 2018
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Northwestern Medicine, Feinberg Pavilion
251 E. Huron, Conference Room A; Chicago IL 60611
Call to register at 312.926.8400
8:30 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:55 a.m. Welcome, Danny Bega, MD. MSCI
9:00 a.m. Behavioral Challenges of Huntington’s Disease, Eric D. Gausche, MD
9:45 a.m. Sharing My HD Story, Darcy Hawkins
10:15 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. Research Pipeline in HD, Danny Bega, MD, MSCI
11:00 a.m. A Team Concept: The current need and future challenges of a multidisciplinary clinic design for rehabilitation of Huntington’s disease
Toledo Santiago, MD
Amy Watt, PT, DPT
Joelle Johnson, OTD, OTR/L
Danielle L Williams, MS, CCC-SLP
11:30 a.m. Environmental & Behavioral Strategies for Day-to-Day Living with HD
Danielle Marino, MSW, LCSW
12:00 p.m. Question and Answer Panel
The 2018 Huntington’s Disease Symposium is possible due to the generous support of our sponsor.

12:30 p.m. Support Group (for patients, family members, and the entire HD community)
Effective start/end date11/1/1810/31/19


  • Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. (Check no. 10287754)


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