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San Diego, California

22 Sep

Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group Of San Diego County Meeting

The Dystonia Support & Advocacy Group of San Diego County will hold their next meeting on Saturday, 9/16/17 from 1-3:00 p.m. at Alvarado Hospital/Rehab. Institute, 6645 Alvarado Rd., 1st Floor Conference Room, San Diego, CA 92120.

The topic is DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION SURGERY FOR DYSTONIA. Our guest presenter is SHARONA BEN-HAIM, M.D., Assistant Professor, Epilepsy & Functional Neurosurgery, Dept. of Neurosurgery, University of California, San Diego. Her main areas of interest are in functional neurosurgery (i.e. deep brain stimulation for Dystonia & Parkinson’s Disease) as well as pioneering new techniques for epilepsy surgery. LUNCH is being generously provided by Pat McDonnell and Kelly Bovia of MEDTRONIC, the company that manufactures the Activa device used in the Deep Brain Stimulation surgery.

RSVP’s are greatly appreciated to help us better plan for food and seating. Please contact MARTHA MURPHY at mmurphy582@gmail.com or 619-582-1961. For more information about our group visit www.dystoniaofsandiego.com or www.facebook.com/dystoniaofsandiego

For more information, visit www.dystoniaofsandiego.com or www.facebook.com/dystoniaofsandiego

Our support group is affiliated with the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research for more treatments and ultimately a cure, promoting awareness and education, and supporting the needs and wellbeing of dystonia-affected individuals and their families. For more information, visit www.dystonia-foundation.org or phone 1-800-DYST (3978). Our group is also affiliated with the National Spasmodic Dysphonia Association.