Events - 06 Aug 23:58NY Vitiligo Support Group Meeting

Event

240 East 38th Street, New York, NY

We are excited to let you all know that our next meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 2, from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM on the 11th floor of NYU's Ambulatory Care Center on 240 East 38th Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenues.

During this meeting we will discuss photoherapy, the different types which exist, and how it is used to treat vitiligo. Our speaker will be the wonderful, Dinah Kaplan-Grazi, who is the head nurse of the phototherapy unit at NYU. Dr. Nada Elbuluk and Dr. Beth McLellan will also discuss home phototherapy options and will answer questions for the regular 'ask the expert' session. Lastly we will also have a brief presentation on research updates on vitiligo.

Dinner will be served!

Please let us know if you will be able to make it, or if you have any questions or suggestions as to what you would like us to have discussed at this meeting or future meetings! Your feedback is very important to us and we use it to grow and to make this group as beneficial as possible for all of you.

Warmest regards,

NY Vitiligo

Contact us at nyvitiligo@gmail.com

'Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.' - Henry Ford

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