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Lupus Live Web Chat Focuses on Medication Management
Date:5/23/2008

Guest Speaker: LFA Medical Director Dr. Joan T. Merrill

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 - 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Accessible through LFA Website at http://www.lupus.org

WASHINGTON, May 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) is proud to present live moderated chats, featuring the nation's leading experts in lupus. These chats are an opportunity for individuals with lupus and their families to ask questions and learn more about lupus from experts in a number of medical disciplines associated with lupus.

The LFA welcomes Dr. Joan T. Merrill as its next Live Web Chat guest speaker on Wednesday, May 28, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Dr. Merrill is the Medical Director of the LFA. She also is Head of the Clinical Pharmacology Research Program at Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF), OMRF Professor of Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University in New York City.

Dr. Merrill's research focus is the study of genetics and pathophysiology relevant to atherosclerosis risk in lupus and antiphospholipid syndrome, for which she has received multiple foundation and NIH grants. She has numerous publications in journals such as the Journal of Immunology, the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology, and the New England Journal of Medicine. She is a sought-after speaker at clinical symposia both nationally and internationally.

Dr. Merrill is a member of the LFA's Medical Scientific Advisory Council. She is the co-chair of the American College of Rheumatology's Study Group and member of the Food and Drug Administration's Arthritis Drugs Advisory Committee, in addition to many other active professional appointments.

The Live Web Chat is available through the LFA Website at http://www.lupus.org at the following URL:

http://www.lupus.org/newsite/pages/chat_login.html

Individuals are invited to submit questions during the course of the chat, or in advance at the following URL:

http://www.lupus.org/newsite/pages/submit_question.html

About the LFA

The LFA is the foremost national nonprofit voluntary health organization dedicated to finding the causes of and cure for lupus, and providing support, services, and hope to all people affected by lupus. The LFA and its network of nearly 300 chapters, branches and support groups conduct programs of research, education, and advocacy.


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