Upcoming Events

Jun
17
Thu
NPF Improving Your Daily Life Adult Pancreatitis- Medical and Behavioral Challenges and Treatment
Jun 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm

Moderator:  Randall E. Brand, MD Professor of Medicine
Academic Director, GI Division, UPMC Shadyside
Director, GI Malignancy Early Detection, Diagnosis & Prevention Program
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh | UPMC

 

“Medical Overview of the Diagnosis and Management of Adult Pancreatitis”
Dhiraj Yadav, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, EMERGE (young investigator mentorship)
Program Director, Advanced Fellowship in Clinical Pancreatology
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Pittsburgh | UPMC

 

“How the Brain-Gut Connection Can Reduce Pain and Improve Quality of Life”
Eva M. Szigethy, MD, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, and Pediatrics
Department of Psychiatry / Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Director, Behavioral Health with the Chief Medical and Scientific Office
Co-Director, Total Care-IBD
Co-Director, UPMC Program for Gut-Brain Health (PGH)
University of Pittsburgh | UPMC 

Patients Perspective:
Melanie L. Eccles
Dianna M. Born

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Aug
15
Sun
2021 Massachusetts’s Falmouth Road Race
Aug 15 all-day

The Falmouth Road Race was established in 1973 and has become one of the premier running events of the summer season. Each year the race draws an international field of Olympians, elite, and recreational runners out to enjoy the iconic 7-mile seaside course. The nonprofit Falmouth Road Race organization is committed to promoting health and fitness through community programs and philanthropic giving.
To support the 10 MA runners, running on behalf of NPF, please visit the event page!

Aug
19
Thu
NPF Virtual Education: Pancreatic Cancer; Updates for Patients and Physicians
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm

2021 VIRTUAL EDUCATION SERIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19, 2021
7:00 PM EDT

August Topic
Pancreatic Cancer – Updates for Patients and Physicians

MODERATOR
Kenneth Lee, MD
Professor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC

Featured Speakers:

“Multi-Modality Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer”
Amer H. Zureikat, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Chair of Clinical Surgery, Department of Surgery, Department of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

“Advances in Surgical Techniques and Robotics”
Alessandro Paniccia, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Patient Perspectives

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Aug
26
Thu
NPF Atlanta Chapter: NAVIGATING A DIAGNOSIS OF PANCREATIC CANCER
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm

2021 VIRTUAL EDUCATION SERIES
THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2021 7:00 PM EDT

August Topic
Pancreatic Cancer – NAVIGATING A DIAGNOSIS OF PANCREATIC CANCER

INTRODUCTION/MODERATOR
A. Jay Freeman, MD, MSc
Emory University School of Medicine

PANCREATIC CANCER IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
KMarie King MD, MS, MBA, FACS
Albany Medical Center – New York

CREATION AND IMPLEMENTATION OF PATIENT LED PANCREAS CANCER EDUCATION
Andrew Page, MD, FACS
Piedmont Healthcare

WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER SURGERY FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
Jessica Lyn Cioffi, MD
Piedmont Healthcare

PARTICIPATING IN CLINICAL TRIALS FOR PANCREATIC CANCER
NEW STRATEGIES IN PANCREATIC CANCER TRIALS
Mehmet Akce, MD
Department of Hematology and Medical Oncology
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Register Today!

 

Sep
21
Tue
PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES: TPIAT for children with pancreatitis: What do you need to know as a parent of or child with pancreatitis?
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm

PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES
Empowering Families and Young Patients with Pancreatitis

SESSION 1: Tuesday, September 21st: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: TPIAT for children with pancreatitis: What do you need to know as a parent of or child with pancreatitis?
Speakers:
• Srinath Chinnakotla, Pediatric Transplant Surgeon
• Marie Cook, Transplant Nurse Coordinator
• Matthew Armfield, Pediatric Pain Physician

Click HERE to register for Session 1

SESSION 2: Tuesday, October 5th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
Speakers:
• Elissa Downs, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
• Melena Bellin, Pediatric Endocrinologist

Click HERE to register for Session 2

SESSION 3: Tuesday, October 19th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.
Speakers:

• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich

The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center

Moderators:
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico

Click HERE to register for Session 3

Oct
1
Fri
PancreasBowl 2021
Oct 1 @ 12:00 am – Nov 30 @ 11:59 pm

For further information and locations visit: https://give.pancreasfoundation.org/ge/pancreasbowl21

Oct
5
Tue
PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
Oct 5 @ 7:00 pm

PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES
Empowering Families and Young Patients with Pancreatitis

SESSION 2: Tuesday, October 5th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: Nutrition, exocrine insufficiency, and diabetes after pediatric TPIAT
Speakers:
• Elissa Downs, Pediatric Gastroenterologist
• Melena Bellin, Pediatric Endocrinologist

Click HERE to register for Session 2

SESSION 3: Tuesday, October 19th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.
Speakers:

• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich

The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center

Moderators:
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico

Click HERE to register for Session 3

Oct
9
Sat
5th Annual Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Disease
Oct 9 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

For more information, click HERE

Oct
16
Sat
Camp at Home
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Oct
19
Tue
PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.
Oct 19 @ 7:00 pm

PEDIATRIC TPIAT EDUCATION SERIES
Empowering Families and Young Patients with Pancreatitis

SESSION 3: Tuesday, October 19th: 7:00 p.m. (ET)
Title: What to know about life after TPIAT for the teenager: Patient perspectives on school, social life, and other topics after TPIAT.

Speakers:

• Karys Dunham
• Rose Gefteas
• Cecilia Petricone
• Seth Rodivich

The National Pancreas Foundation & University of Minnesota Medical Center

Moderators:
• Melena Bellin, MD
• Elissa Downs, MD
• Cecilia Petrico

 

Click HERE to register for Session 3

Nov
13
Sat
Panc Walk
Nov 13 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

To donate or register, click here!

Dec
8
Wed
NYC Virtual Party for a Cure
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm

For Tickets or Sponsorship information, click HERE.