9/11 Tribute Center programs are offered throughout the year. Lectures, educational workshops and support programs are available to unite family members who lost loved ones, survivors, Lower Manhattan residents, rescue and recovery workers and volunteers who assisted in the aftermath of 9/11. Visit tributewtc.org for a schedule of upcoming programs and events.

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April 2015

Institute for Disaster Mental Health 12th annual conference

April 17
SUNY New Paltz,
New Paltz, NY United States

The Institute for Disaster Mental Health will hold their 12th annual conference on Friday, April 17, 2015 in New Paltz, NY.This year’s topic will be Preparing for the Health and Mental Health Consequences of Climate Change. While the 11th conference last year concerned the importance of communications in disaster preparedness and response, several presenters also emphasized the need to prepare for the diverse threats presented by climate change. Climate change can include economic changes, increasing heat waves, inland and coastal…

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Webinar/teleconference — Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Update on Slow-Growing Lymphomas

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society will hold a webinar/teleconference entitled Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: Update on Slow-Growing Lymphomas on Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm, Eastern Standard Time. The speaker will be Owen A. O’Connor, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine and Experimental Therapeutics and director of the Center for Lymphoid Malignancies at Columbia University Medical Center. Topics Dr. O’Connor will cover include the subtypes of non-Hodgkin lymphoma; current and emerging therapies for slow-growing lymphomas; how to monitor slow-growing lymphomas; side effect…

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Press Conference Announcing Legislation To Renew James Zadroga 9/11 Health & Compensation Act

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
U.S. Capitol,
Washington, DC United States

At 11:00am on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, a bipartisan group of Senate and House lawmakers will be joined by labor leaders, advocates, and 9/11 first responders and survivors to announce introduction of legislation renewing and extending the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation programs set to expire this Congress. After nearly a decade-long fight to stand by those who answered the call of duty on September 11th, Congress finally fulfilled its moral obligation in late 2010 and provided 9/11 rescue and recovery…

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Webinar/Teleconference: Living with Myeloma – Managing Side Effects and Quality of Life

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is hosting a webinar/teleconference entitled Living with Myeloma – Managing Side Effects and Quality of Life on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, from 1:00pm to 2:30pm Eastern Standard Time. The speaker will be Sagar Lonial, MD, FACP, Chief Medical Officer of the Winship Cancer Institute at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta. Topics covered will include current and emerging treatments for myeloma; monitoring disease progression; managing symptoms and treatment-related side effects and discussing quality-of-life issues…

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Symposium — Promoting Resiliency in Communities Impacted by Trauma: Identification and Treatment of Long-Term Needs

April 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Rutgers University Livingston Campus Student Center,
84 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ United States

Our friends at Voices of September 11th will present their annual Voices Center of Excellence for Community Resilience Symposium on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Rutgers University. This year’s title is Promoting Resiliency in Communities Impacted by Trauma: Identification and Treatment of Long-Term Needs. Among the panels scheduled for the day will be Persisting Patterns and Emerging Trends in Physical and Mental Health 13 Years after 9/11. In this panel, Iris Udasin, M.D. will discuss physical and mental health issues in…

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February 2015

“What’s New in Multiple Myeloma?” Discussion & Support Group

February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
William Black Building - New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center,
650 West 168th Street, New York, NY United States

The New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center multiple myeloma support group will present a discussion entitled, What’s New in Multiple Myeloma? at their meeting on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 2:00pm. The group offers education and information sharing for multiple myeloma patients and caregivers on the second Wednesday of each month. What’s New in Multiple Myeloma? will present updates from the 2014 ASH Meeting presented by Suzanne Lentzsch, M.D., Ph. D. The program is free, but registration in advance is…

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