PWS Healthcare Providers! Register for PWSA | USA's ECHO 4 PWS - Endocrinology 101
PWS Healthcare Providers are invited to attend PWSA | USA’s next ECHO 4 PWS webinar, Endocrinology 101, which will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. EST. We are proud to offer this FREE opportunity to healthcare professionals who work with patients affected by PWS or are interested in learning more about PWS. Endocrinology 101 will be presented by Jennifer Miller, MD, Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, Gainesville, FL, followed by a 20–minute case study on PWS presented by Moris Angulo, MD, Pediatrics, Genetics, and Pediatric Endocrinology, Catholic Health Physician Partners.
What we do
Increasing awareness and effectively advocating for Prader-Willi syndrome at the state and federal level is a critical component of our mission. We seek to involve all members of our community and work to keep you informed on the best ways to affect change for our loved ones.
PWSA | USA' Family Support team provides individuals diagnosed with Prader-Willi syndrome, their families, and care providers with critical information and resources on PWS. We also provide education to medical providers, schools, and professional care givers through ongoing trainings, toolkits and other valuable resources. We support the family from the NICU through all stages of the PWS journey.
PWSA | USA seeks to support research projects with the potential for immediate and high impact for the PWS community. The goal is to fast-track better treatment for the syndrome, and we proudly collaborate with partners representing pharmaceutical companies, research universities, and more to achieve that goal.
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Register TODAY for PWSA | USA's next Healthcare Provider Project ECHO Series webinar, Endocrinology 101, which will be held Tuesday, September 26, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. EST. We are proud to offer this FREE opportunity to healthcare professionals who work with patients affected by Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) or are interested in learning more about PWS, and to […]
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