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"PSC Partners Seeking a Cure" Conference, 2005

The "PSC Partners Seeking a Cure" foundation held its first annual conference in Denver, Colorado from April 29 - May 1, 2005.

When: April 29, 2005 (5:00 PM) - May 1, 2005 (Noon)

Where: Grand Hyatt Denver []

1750 Welton Street
Denver, Colorado
80202 USA

[Click here to see Maps of Conference Location]

Conference Attendance:

The Conference was a huge success, and was attended by 82 people from 21 different states in the U.S.A., England and Canada.

Arne Myrabo has kindly compiled digital photographs taken by himself at the conference, or kindly sent in by various conference attendees (see: Photo Gallery).

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Friday, April 29, 2005:

  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Reception; Welcoming Remarks (Don and Ricky Safer; PSC Support Group)
  • 7:30 PM Dinner on your own (a list of restaurants within walking distance was provided)

Saturday, April 30, 2005:

Sunday, May 1, 2005:

  • 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM Round-Table Discussions (Funding Opportunities and Challenges; Discussion Leaders - Lee Bria and David Rhodes (PSC Support Group))
  • 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM Coffee Break/Snacks
  • 10:15 AM - 12:00 Noon Round-Table Discussions (Education, Support, Increasing Donor Awareness; Discussion Leaders - Ricky Safer and Lee Bria (PSC Support Group))
  • 12:15 PM Adjourn

Speaker Affiliations:

  • Gregory T. Everson, M.D. 1
    Professor of Medicine
    Director of Hepatology
  • James F. Trotter, M.D. 1
    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Associate Medical Director of Liver Transplantation
  • Joel Levine, M.D. 1
    Professor of Medicine
    Interim Division Head
  • Igal Kam, M.D. 2
    Professor of Surgery
    Chief of Division of Transplant Surgery
  • Lisa Forman, M.D. 1
    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Associate Director of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Training Program
          1 Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (USHSC), Denver, CO
          2 Department of Surgery, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver CO
  • Chris Klug
    Professional Snowboarder, Olympic Medal Winner, Liver Transplant Recipient, and Author
  • Lisa Corbin, M.D.
    Medical Director, The Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Georgeane Vigue RD, CNSD
    Clinical Dietitian at University of Colorado Hospital, Denver, CO
  • Marlene Murphy
    Executive Director of the Donor Awareness Council, Denver, CO
  • David Rhodes (PSC Support Group)
    Professor, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
  • Aubrey Goldstein, M.D. (PSC Support Group member)
    Chronic Care Physician,
    St. Vincents Hospital Ottawa,


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