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Medicine Grand Rounds - Friday, November 22

Jill P. Buyon, MD Professor of Medicine New York University School of Medicine Presenting: "The Triple Threats of Lupus and Pregnancy"

Friday, November 22, 2013
Auditorium E, DHMC
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Lectures & Seminars

Please join us for Medicine Grand Rounds on Friday, November 22, 2013 for the presentation titled:


The Triple Threats of Lupus and Pregnancy


Jill P. Buyon, MD

Professor of Medicine

New York University School of Medicine


8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Auditorium E, Rubin Building, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center


Co-sponsored by the Section of Rheumatology and the Department of Medicine

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth


Objectives – Participants will be able to:

  1. To identify parameters of pregnancy risk for a woman with SLE
  2. To discuss the data from the largest prospective study on lupus pregnancy and put the results in the context of clinical practice
  3. To manage anti-Ro positive pregnancies with regard to surveillance, preemptive therapy, and treatment of established heart block


Dr. Buyon received her medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY.  She pursued postgraduate training at the Bronx Municipal Hospital Center, New York University Medical Center, and the Hospital for Joint Diseases (HJD).  As a postdoctoral fellow at HJD in 1985, Dr. Buyon founded the HJD Lupus Clinic, and has served as its Director to this day.  Dr. Buyon is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology and is responsible for the annual organization of the Lupus Study Group.

Dr. Buyon is internationally recognized as a researcher and clinician specializing in the treatment of systemic lupus erythematosus, neonatal lupus, and rheumatic diseases in pregnancy. She has published more than 200 papers in peer-reviewed science journals and co-authored a book on autoimmune diseases in women written for a lay audience.

Jill P. Buyon, MD has stated that she receives research support from NIH, R03 – “Preventive Approach to Congenital Heart Block with Hydroxychloroquine” (PATCH) and R01 – “Predictors of Pregnancy Outcomes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) and Antiphospholipid Syndrome” (PROMISE) and receives royalties from Up to Date, but has no other financial interests or arrangements with any other commercial entities in association with this presentation.  She may discuss Unlabeled/Off-label use of an FDA approved product such as Hydroxychloroquine.

Please join the Department of Medicine in welcoming Dr. Jill P. Buyon to Medicine Grand Rounds.

IMPORTANT:  Please complete the Medicine Grand Rounds form to be submitted in clear, LEGIBLE PRINT with ALL information requested including: Full Name / Department / Email & Address if other than DHMC. The office of Continuing Medical Education will not be able to give you credit unless all fields are filled out completely. Thank you for your cooperation.

If you are unable to attend and would like to either view Grand Rounds live on your computer or if you would like to view it another time, please use this link.  http://med.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/education/dept_medicine_grand_rounds_live.html






For more information, contact:
Lara Judd

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