Upcoming Events

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 pancreatitis.

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
Rose Gefteas, Stephen Goldberg, Michael C. McDonald, Diane Tonelli, Charles Yon – Courage Awards

Honorary Chairs

Catherine and Jason Varitek

Courage Award Presenter, Eddie Dominguez

EVENT COMMITTEE

Margaret and Donald Anastasia
Peter A. Banks, MD
Terri and Adam Barbosa
Kathryn and Tim Conway
Ellen and Jonathan Diamond
Michael Eng and Barney Morrissey
Beth and Brian Fallon
MaryJo and Michael Farrell
Jane and Thomas Holt
Donna and Tom May
Mary and Jim Morris
Sonal Pandya, MD and Sunil Sheth, MD
Randi Pleskow, MD and Douglas Pleskow, MD
Kymberly Rabbie
Michelle Rondeau

Tickets begin at $200.

We look forward to seeing you on November 8th!

Nov
11
Sun
Strike-out Pancreatic Disease – Central PA @ Midway Bowling
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for Strike-Out Pancreatic Disease – Central PA! Tickets are $30 per person! Two games of bowling, shoes, food, and fun will be provided along with a silent basket raffle. To register, please go CLICK HERE. If you have any questions please contact Lora Kelly at centralpa@nationalpancreasfoundation.org. We look forward to seeing you on November 11th!

 

To view raffle items, please CLICK HERE

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.

May
3
Fri
2019 NPF Fellows Symposium @ The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – May 5 @ 12:15 pm

The National Pancreas Foundation holds an annual Fellows Symposium as an opportunity for Fellows to gain insights and instruction from renowned specialists.

To find out more information and apply, please CLICK HERE.

Save-the-Date Project Cuffway
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm