UW Huntington’s Disease Symposium: 2024 Washington State HD Education Day

UW Tacoma Hall, W Philip Hall, 1918 Pacific St., Tacoma, WA

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  Saturday, March 23, 2024   9:00am - 2:30pm ( 5 hrs, 30 min )

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HD Symposium Schedule 
9:00am-9:45am Registration and Coffee
9:45am-10:00am Welcome and Recognitions: Suman Jayadev, MD, Medical Director - UWMC Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence
10:00am-10:25am HD Advocacy: Get the latest reasons for being an HD advocate!
Phylis Foxworth, HDSA Advocacy Manager
10:25am-11:45am HD Research, and Clinical Trials: Get the latest updates on current HD research and trials!
Chris Kay PhD, Research Associate in the Hayden Lab, University of British Columbia - Centre for Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics
11:45pm-12:30pm Lunch provided – learn about Enroll-HD
12:30pm-1:30pm Balance, Falls, Physical Therapy and HD: Learn specific tools to help with balance and falls.
Ashley Stanley, DPT
1:30pm-2:30pm Ask the Experts Panel: Individuals living with HD, families and caregivers can face challenges with symptom support and management. Bring your questions for our panel of Experts.
Amie Hillier, MD-OHSU Neurology Clinic
Suman Jayadev, MD-UWMC HD COE
Jason Aldred, MD – Selkirk Neurology
Brenda Vicars, RN-UWMC HD COE
​Mikael (Miki) Stovarsky, MS, LCGC- UWMC HD COE



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