Upcoming Events

Sep
29
Sat
2nd Annual Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases – Michigan Chapter @ The Inn at St. John's
Sep 29 all-day

The University of Michigan and the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter will jointly host a second Patient and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.

The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function and work and medical coverage; to discuss the approach to complex care and to highlight causes and the approaches to chronic pain. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) National Office, the NPF Michigan Chapter and the University of Michigan NPF center of excellence.

Donna Fox, RN, MSW, Director of Complex Care Program, University of Michigan will deliver the keynote address entitled, Navigating life and care with pancreatitis: Approach to complex care.

The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers.

All attendants need to sign up by September 15, 2018. To register, please CLICK HERE

For further inquiries please send an email to Robin Winke at the National Pancreas Foundation Michigan Chapter: michigan@pancreasfoundation.org.

Oct
5
Fri
Party for a Cure – Los Angeles @ Luxe Sunset Boulevard Hotel
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Support the children and adults suffering from pancreatitis and join us in finding a cure. With new discoveries in genetics and precision medicine, new treatments for pancreatic disease are finally within reach. Please join Mission: Cure, the National Pancreas Foundation, chronic pancreatitis patients and their families and LA’s leading scientists and physicians to learn how you can get involved and help accelerate medical discoveries to find effective treatments to end the suffering.

Learn more about Mission: Cure’s innovative approach involving “impact investing” in health and cutting-edge strategies to cure disease.

Premier giving level and sponsor packages are available for recognition in conjunction with the event. Tables, donations, tickets may be purchased HERE.

Oct
17
Wed
Party for a Cure – New York @ Edison Ballroom
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join us for an evening to benefit the National Pancreas Foundation! On this special night, we will be honoring Dr. Diane M. Simeone with the Nobility in Science Award and Dr. Vinod Balachandranwith the Rising Star Award.

For tickets and sponsorship information, please go here: http://NPF.kintera.org/NYGala2018

To view the full invite, please CLICK HERE.

Oct
28
Sun
Marine Corps Marathon and 10K – Washington, DC
Oct 28 all-day

The NPF MCM team will be running the marathon and 10K to raise money for research and in honor of those suffering from pancreas disease.

Voted as one of the best marathons for first-timers by Runner’s World as well as a must-do fall marathon – this race is simply one of the best!

If you are interested, in joining us, please CLICK HERE. 

Nov
3
Sat
2018 Indianapolis Monumental Marathon
Nov 3 all-day

Selected as a charity partner for the 2018 CNO Financial Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, the NPF is looking for a group of people to run in the name of finding a cure, in memory/in honor of a loved one, or supporting an organization that provides hope and courage to those suffering from pancreas disease.

Distances are: marathon, half-marathon, and 5K!

Voted as one of the biggest marathons in the U.S. – this race is an ideal fall marathon!

If you are interested, please CLICK HERE and we will contact you once within 24 hours!

Pancreas Awareness Night @ Manchester Monarchs @ SNHU Arena
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm

The NPF New Hampshire Chapter and the Manchester Monarchs are facing off against pancreas disease on November 3, 2018 at SNHU Arena! Every ticket sold, $4 will go towards the NPF!

Can’t make it, but want to donate? Please go here: http://bit.ly/NPFMonarchs2018

We hope to see you on November 3rd!

Nov
4
Sun
Strike – Out Pancreas Disease – Massachusetts @ Bowlero Shrewsbury
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, November 4, 2018 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

There will be food, raffle items, and a host of other on-site games to help raise money for a cure. If you have any questions please contact Diane at Dctonelli@hotmail.com.

To register or sponsor a participant, please CLICK HERE.

We look forward to seeing you on November 4th!

Nov
8
Thu
Party for a Cure – Boston @ Harvard Club
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

It’s a Party for a Cure! Join the National Pancreas Foundation Massachusetts Chapter on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 6:30-9:30 pm, at The Harvard Club located in Back Bay (374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115).

Please join us to support NPF research and its mission to find cures for all pancreatic diseases – cancer (the third leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S.) and pediatric, acute and chronic pancreas.

On this night we will be honoring:

WAHID WASSEF, MD, MPH, FACG – NOBILITY IN SCIENCE AWARD
JULIA Y. MCNABB-BALTAR, MD,MPH – RISING STAR AWARD

AKCEA THERAPEUTICS – VISION OF HOPE AWARD

Tickets begin at $200.

We look forward to seeing you on November 8th!

Nov
11
Sun
Strike Out Pancreatic Disease – Indiana @ Bowl 32/Three-TWO-Fun
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join the National Pancreas Foundation on Sunday, November 11, 2018 for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!

Time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Venue: Bowl 32/ Three-Two-Fun
845 Westfield Rd
Noblesville, IN 46062

The cost is $25 per person.

Your registration fee includes two hours of bowling, shoe rental, taco buffet and drinks. Bowling will be followed by a raffle and silent auction.

Bowl 32/ Three, Two, Fun has a wonderful arcade and glow-in-the-dark putt putt golf, as well as the most advanced scoring and gaming system in the state. This is a family-friendly event for people of all ages! Whether you bowl or make a donation, you will have a long-lasting impact on patients in our community.

We look forward to seeing you on November 11th!

Dec
1
Sat
BEING THE BETTER YOU: LIVING WITH PANCREATIC DISEASE @ Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Center for Health Education Duke University
Dec 1 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation North Carolina Chapter and Duke University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology jointly host a Patient, Caregiver and Family Centered Care for Pancreatic Diseases educational event.

The main goals are to increase understanding of the immediate and long-term impact of pancreatitis on health, ability to function; to discuss the approach to getting your voice heard; approaches through mindfulness as method of pain relief and helping you understand if a total pancreatectomy is right for you. We will also discuss updates and resources available at the National Pancreas Foundation (NPF) National Office, the NPF North Carolina Chapter and the approved centers at Duke University and the Carolinas Medical Center.

Agenda:

8:00 am – 9:00 am: Registration (Light Breakfast)

9:00 am: Welcome to Duke; Welcome by the NPF

9:30 am: Keynote Address

10:00 – 11:00 am: Breakout sessions

Attendees should register for 3 of the breakout sessions (Please check and confirm your sessions at registration).

– Mindfulness: A Powerful Method for Pain Relief

– Nutrition: Eating with a Purpose

– Advocacy: Getting your voice heard

– Total pancreatectomy: Is it right for you?

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Networking Event (Snacks and refreshments)

The event is free and open to all physicians, patients and caregivers; parking is free.

Register today at: http://bit.ly/NPFNCEd2018

All attendees need to sign up by Midnight on November 25th, 2018.