2018 Rocky Mountain HD Symposium2018-10-11T18:40:04+00:00

2018 Rocky Mountain HD Symposium

Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center and HDSA Center of Excellence

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Denver First Church of the Nazarene at 3800 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, Colorado 80113

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Symposium Itinerary

Registration/Continental Breakfast

Welcome/Introductions

Luci Draayer, Social Worker and Care Manager, HDSA Center of Excellence

HD Research – Movement Towards a Cure                        

Dr. Rajeev Kumar, Medical Director, Rocky Mountain Movement Disorders Center and HDSA Center of Excellence                                                          

We are entering exciting times as movement in HD research accelerates towards finding a cure – one researcher at the 2018 National Convention said, “We are at a monumental moment with HD!”  Learn about what is happening globally as well as about research opportunities available to you in the Rocky Mountain area.

HD Advocacy Rocky Mountain HDSA Chapter Representative

Break

Psychological Assessment and Care in HD – Does it Matter?
Dr. Diana Bowling, PhD, HDSA Center of Excellence

HDSA requires that psychological services be available or easily accessible at its Center of Excellences. What is a psychologist looking for when you come to begin the genetic testing process or seek treatment for symptoms? How important is your emotional well-being as you cope with being at risk, living with HD, or caring for someone with HD? Joins us for this interview with a seasoned professional and long-time HD advocate.

Psychological Assessment and Care in HD – Does it Matter?       

Dr. Diana Bowling, PhD, HDSA Center of Excellence

HDSA requires that psychological services be available or easily accessible at its Center of Excellence.  What is a psychologist looking for when you come to begin the genetic testing process or seek treatment for symptoms? How important is your emotional well-being as you cope with being at risk, living with HD, or caring for someone with HD? Joins us for this interview with a seasoned professional and long-time HD advocate.