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2017 Patient Education Day

June 11, 2017
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado

This free event has been held in conjunction with the SNMMI Annual Meeting each year, for the last 5 years. The program begins with general lectures explaining what nuclear medicine and molecular imaging are, followed by disease-specific breakout sessions. Come join us for a free day of learning and networking. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Preliminary Schedule

10:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
General Sessions (Room 201)

  • What is Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging? Michael E. Phelps, PhD  
  • How to Understand and Evaluate Clinical Trials, Emily Bergsland, MD
  • Radiation Safety, Frederic H. Fahey, DSc, FSNMMI 

12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Patient Empowerment Luncheon (Room 111/113)

1:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Breakout Topics

  • Neuroendocrine Tumors (Room 201)
    • Nuclear Medicine and NET - Thomas Hope, MD
    • What to Expect from Your Oncologist - Emily Bergsland, MD
    • PRRT in the U.S. and Abroad - Lisa Bodei, MD
    • A Patient's Perspective - Josh Mailman
  • Prostate Cancer (Room 203)
    • Nuclear Medicine and Prostate Cancer - Phillip Koo, MD
    • What to Expect from Your Urologist - E. David Crawford, MD
    • A Patient's Perspective - Scott Monserud
  • Thyroid Cancer (Room 106)
    • Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Cancer - Douglas Van Nostrand, MD
    • What to Expect from Your Endocrinologist - Joshua Klopper, MD
    • A Patient's Perspective - Tommy Stewart
  • Alzheimer's Disease (Room 111/113)
    • Nuclear Medicine and Alzheimer's Disease - Jon McConathy, MD
    • The IDEAS Study - James Hendrix
    • What to Expect from Your Neurologist - Speaker TBA
    • A Patient's Perspective - Gary Sindler and Nancy Sindler

3:15 - 4:00 p.m.
Tour Exhibit Hall

4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Reception (Room 111/113)