EDUCATION SYMPOSIUMS – AVAILABLE INVENTORY

MGA has compiled a list of videos from our Education Symposiums from 1999 to 2017 which are available for you to borrow upon request.

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TITLE AUTHOR YEAR BRIEF DESCRIPTION MEDIA AVAILABLE
2017 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting
– The Benefits of Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Myasthenia Gravis (Diet is a Four Letter Word)
Kay Connelly, The Ohio State University B.S. 1985
(Diagnosed Seronegative MG 2003)
2017 DVD (2)
2016 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting Dr. Amit Sachdev, MD, MS 2016 DVD
2015 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting Dr. Stephen G. Tepastte, MD 2015 DVD
2014 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting
– Perspective on MG/confidence of being able to live a normal life with the disease
Dr. Daniel Menkes, M.D., Chair of Neurology,
Beaumont Health System
2014 DVD
2013 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting Noel Rose, M.D., PhD
Center for Autoimmune Disease Research
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Johns Hopkins University
2013 DVD
2012 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting
– IVIg Intravenous Immunoglobulins
Dr. David Simpson, D.O., F.A.C.N.
Garth Groman, AxelaCare Health Solutions
2013 DVD
2011 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting
– Panel Discussion
Suzanne Croll, RN
Judy Lewis, ACSW
2011 DVD
2010 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting Dr. Henry Kaminski, MD 2010 DVD
2009 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting Dr. James W. Teener 2009 Very good presentation. Update on all treatments. VCR/DVD
2008 Sosin Education Symposium/Annual Meeting Taylor Bleibtrey, MGA Secretary 2008 DVD (2)
2007 MGA Holiday Party – San Marion Club 2007 DVD
2005 MGFA Annual Meeting
– MG 101
– Aging Well with Chronic Disorder
– Taking Control of MG
Louise E. O’Donnell, NP
Marianne E. Miller, BSN, MSN
Dallas A. Forshew, RN BSN
2005 Good video for new patients. A lot of helpful hints. Good explanations of how MG works. All 3 speakers easy to understand VCR
2005 MGFA Annual Meeting
– M/SAB Update
– How Research Fellowships are Selected
– Panel Discussion
James F. “Chip” Howard, Jr., MD
Robert P. Lisak, MD
Dallas A Forshew, RN, BSN, Moderator
2005 VCR
2004 MGFA Annual Meeting
– M/SAB Update
– Why is Myasthenia Gravis Research Important>
James F. “Chip” Howard, Jr., MD
Vanda Lennon, MD, PhD
2004 VCR
2004 MGFA Annual Meeting
– Alternative Therapies
– Knowledge Is Your Key: Understanding Your Insurance
Dallas Forshew, RN, BSN
Kim Jones
2004 On complementary medicine, on MG specific until last five minutes, but slide presentation is readable.
On medical insurance coverage and pending Medicare changes, mostly out-of-date.
VCR
2004 MGA Annual Meeting Dr. William Atchison 2004 VCR (2 Copies)
2003 MGFA Annual Meeting – Tape #3
– Exacerbation of MG: the Causes, Treatment & Prevention of Crisis
– Current Research
Devon I. Rubin, MD
Robert L. Ruff, MD, PhD
2003 VCR
2003 MGFA Annual Meeting – Tape #2
– Thymus-Associated Malignancy & Systemic Disease
– Subtypes of MG & Treatment
Pamela Chavis, MD
Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD
2003 VCR
2003 MGFA Annual Meeting – Tape #1
– Legal Issues of Disabilities
– Choosing a Health Insurance Plan
Eric L. Bolves, Esq.
Francis J. Ford
2003 VCR (2 Copies)
2003 Annual Education Symposium
– Surgical Aspects of Thymectomy
– How you diagnose MG & Treatment
2003 VCR (3 Copies)
2002-2003 Annual Meetings
– Myasthenia Gravis Research Directions (2000 Annual Meeting)
– Subtypes of MG & Treatment (2003 Annual Meeting)
– Current Research (2003 Annual Meeting)
Mark Agius, MD
Michael T. Pulley, MD, PhD
Robert L. Ruff, MD, PhD
2002-2003 VCR
2002 Myasthenia Gravis – As recorded 9/8/02 – Tape #1 Dr. Steven Tepaste
Dr. Ed Blaylock
Dr. Ron Henderson
Dr. Stephen Huberty
2002 This is the most complete version of the 2002 Presentations. Of these four presenters, Dr. Blaylock (the researcher) is the only one without MG. See Item 2, more of this slide presentation is contained on this tape. On philanthropy and author of book “Attacking Myasthenia Gravis” Encourages charitable contributions for Phase 1 Trials of Dr. Blaylock’s vaccines. A Belgium businessman who’s company (uraVac) is prepared to begin Phase 1 Trials, when he gets funding. Explains the 3-Phase process in layman’s terms. Q&A period where all four presenters are panelists, answering questions (unheard on the tape) from the audience. VCR (2 Copies)
2002 Myasthenia Gravis – As recorded 9//8/02 – Tape #2 2002 No Description – May be continuance of Tape #1 VCR (2 Copies)
2002 MGFA Annual Meeting – Tape #2
– Humor and Wellness
– A.C.C.E.S.S. Program
– Patient Care
Robyn Spearot, MS & Sybil Montgomery, PhD
Penni Potter, Esq.
Tina Vassar, RN, MSN, CS
2002 VCR
2002 MGFA Annual Meeting – Tape #1
– Myasthenia Gravis Research Directions
– A basic course for MG patients, friends & family
– Why is medical research Important
Mark Agius, MD
Stephen G. Tepastte, MD
Anne M. Williams, PhD
2002 VCR
2001 MGFA Annual Meeting – #2
– IVIg Therapy
– Managing Your Life With Myasthenia Gravis
– Barriers to Therapeutic Communication in Patient/ Practitioner
Dallas Forshew
Marcia Lorimer
Teresa L. Novak
2001 VCR
2001 MGFA Annual Meeting – #2
– Humor and Wellness
– A.C.C.E.S.S. Program
– Patient Care
Robyn Spearot, MS & Sybil Montgomery, PhD
Penni Potter, Esq.
Tina Vassar, RN, MSN, CS
2001 VCR
2001 MGFA Annual Meeting – #1
– MG Research Directions
– What Patients Need to Take Care of Themselves
– Current Research in Myasthenia Gravis
Mark Agius MD
Dr. Henry Kaminski
Dr. Robert Ruff
2001 VCR
2001 MGFA Annual Meeting – #1
– MG Research Directions
– A Basic Course for MG patients, friends and family
– Why is Medical Research Important
Mark Agius MD
Stephen G. Tepastte, MD
Anne M. Williams, PhD
2001 VCR
2000 – 2nd Annual Sosin Award Dinner
– DIA Celebration (As Recorded 9/23/2000)
Unknown 2000 VCR (2 Copies)
1999 MGFA Annual Meeting
– Treatment Options for MG
Alan Zacharias, MD 1999 Very good. Doesn’t have latest treatment (cellcept). Prednisone, Imuran, Cyclosporine, Cyclohosphemide, IVIG, TPE (plasma exchange), surgery (thymectomy). Excellent presentation of these options. VCR (3 Copies)
1999 MGFA Annual Meeting
– Suzanne Rogers at the Awards Banquet
Unknown 1999 VCR
1999 MGFA Annual Meeting
– Ocular MG
Robert Spector MD 1999 Technical presentation – good. VCR
1999 MGFA Annual Meeting
– Are All Thymectomies Equal?
Alfred Jaretzki, III, MD 1999 VCR (2 Copies)