Thank you for visiting the Texas Chapter page, and welcome to our community of volunteers dedicated to the support of patients with pancreatic disease. We invite you to join us at one or more of our local events in support of this cause. Please see below for upcoming activities in your area!
If you would like to become more involved and volunteer in your state, please contact your Chapter Chair (information below).
Mohamed Othman, MD
We are currently working on 2018 Chapter events. Please check back.
Date: October 28, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center, Jamail Building, Conference Rooms 120 & 125 (4th Floor), 1977 Butler Blvd, Houston, Texas 77030
Join the Texas State Chapter of the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) for a Patient and Care-giver Education Event. The event is designed to enable pancreatitis patient communities to learn more about new advances and therapies; the NPF National Registry and other NPF programs and activities both local and national.
Introduction: Dr. Othman
Local NPF Chapter updates: Local NPF team introduction
National NPF updates
Discussion of challenges of chronic pancreatitis in pediatric populations: Dr. Fishman
Hereditary Cause son Acute Pancreatitis: Rob Holter
Alternative approaches in the management of pain in chronic pancreatitis, the role of behavioral health: Dr. Bradford
Close/Patient questions: Dr. Othman
To register, CLICK HERE.
NPF Centers focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis by treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life. To view more information on the criteria to be an approved NPF Center, please click here.
Treatment Centers located in this state are:Baylor College of Medicine, Elkins Pancreas Center 6620 Main St, 13th Floor, Suite 1350 Houston, TX 77030 (877) PANC-CTR Baylor University Medical Center – Pancreatic Cancer 3500 Gaston Ave Dallas, TX 75246 214-820-3535 Baylor University Medical Center – Pancreatitis 3500 Gaston Ave Dallas, TX 75246 214-820-3535 Medical Center of Plano 3901 West 15th Street Plano, TX 75075 972-596-6800 Texas Children’s Hospital 6621 Fannin St. Clinical Care Center 1010 Houston, TX 77030 832-822-1050