WHY: To inform, energize, and share the excitement about the future of lupus research with patients and their families, physicians, health care workers, scientists, and organizations that are involved in lupus research and outreach.
HOSTS: The Office of Research on Women's Health at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Office on Women's Health at the HHS, and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases at the NIH, HHS have organized this conference. Eleven HHS components and eight voluntary organizations are co-sponsoring the meeting. Please see page 2 for complete list of sponsors and co- sponsors for the event.*
WHEN: Friday, September 5, 2003, from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 6, 2003, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Marriott Wardman Park Hotel 2660 Woodley Road, NW Washington, DC 20008 (202) 328-2000
INFO: More information about this conference, including registration, brochure, and special accommodations information, are available on the ORWH website, at http://www4.od.nih.gov/orwh/. Registration deadline is August 25, 2003.
*COMPLETE LIST OF CONFERENCE SPONSORS AND CO-SPONSORS:
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS)
Office on Women's Health, Office of the Secretary
Office of Research on Women's Health, National Institutes of Health, NIH
National Institute of Arthriti
Contact: NIH Office of Communications
NIH/National Institutes of Health