Latest on Lupus Patient Conference

Lupus LA is having its “Latest on Lupus” Patient Conference on Saturday, September 11, 2010.   Below is the schedule for the day, as well as information about where to park.  Please feel free to share this with your constituents/clients/patients.  The event is free and open to the public.  Folks can register online at or by calling 310-657-5667.

UCLA Medical Center
Ronald Reagan Hospital Auditorium
757 Westwood Boulevard, Lower Level, Los Angeles, CA 90095

8:30 a.m. — Complimentary Continental Breakfast and Registration

9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. — Welcome and Presentations

What is Lupus? – Dr. Renee Rinaldi
Coping with Lupus – Dr. Perry Nicassio

10:30 a.m. — Break and Exhibits

10:45 a.m.–12:00 p.m. — Presentations

Lupus and Osteoporosis – Dr. Jennifer Grossman
New Treatments – Dr. Daniel Wallace

12:05 p.m. — Complementary Lunch and Round Table Discussions with the Experts

Lupus and Children

Clinical Trials

Lupus LA: How to Get Involved – Linda David
Ask a Rheumatologist

*We will provide English/Spanish translation services for Spanish speaking participants for the four main lectures.

Parking Information

Lupus LA will validate the parking for all participants who park in Lot 1 at UCLA, located behind the medical plaza on Gayley Avenue. From the Reagan Hospital entrance, go south on Westwood Boulevard. Make a right on Le Conte Avenue and a right on Gayley Avenue. The entrance to the parking lot will be on your right hand side.

Parking attendants will be at the Lot 1 staff parking entrance on Gayley from 7:45AM-11:00AM to issue Courtesy Permits to conference attendees. Please use the staff parking entrance on the left as you enter from Gayley and not the patient parking entrance on the right.

Driving Directions to UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Hospital

From the San Diego Freeway (405):
From the north, exit Wilshire East; or from the south, exit Wilshire Westwood. Turn left on Westwood Blvd. and go straight past Le Conte Avenue (the street becomes Westwood Plaza). The hospital is on the left, past UCLA Medical Plaza.

From Los Angeles International Airport (LAX):
Take the San Diego Freeway northbound to Wilshire Boulevard east, and continue as described above.

From the East via the 10 (Santa Monica Freeway):
Take 10 (Santa Monica Fwy) East to 405 (San Diego Fwy) North, and exit on Wilshire Boulevard east. Continue as described above.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call me at or 310-657-5667.



Elyse Leon-Reyes

Patient Services Director
Lupus LA
(310) 657-5667
(310) 860-9966 (fax)


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