The 12th LMLR is Happening on the 20th!

FB_IMG_1438257879773We’re proud that we’ve maintained a fairly healthy lifestyle. It’s needed to keep up with the fast paced way of life. But what do we do when joint pains pay us a visit? What happens when our  joints call for payback after years of very active living?

The 12th Dr. Lourdes Manahan Lectures in Rheumatology, themed “Sports, Lifestyle and Arthritis in the Young”, seeks to address some of these concerns. It will be on August 20, 2015, from 730AM to 1PM, at the Dr. Romeo B. Espiritu Auditorium, Sentro Oftalmologico de Jose Rizal, Philippine General Hospital (Padre Faura side)


UPDATE: Received an update from Dr. Penserga that the 12th LMLR will be held in the UP Manila Museum of a History of Ideas which is situated along Padre Faura, Manila (Just across Department of Justice, near Robinson’s Place Ermita).


The preliminary program is as follows:

730AM Registration
800AM Welcome Remarks Dr. Agnes Mejia
Dean, UP College of Medicine
Introduction to the Symposium Dr. Ester Penserga
830AM Gout in Filipinos: Facts and Nuances Dr. Evelyn O. Salido
925AM Question and Answer
940AM Is Osteoarthritis Inevitable? Dr. Ester Penserga
1035AM Question and Answer
1050AM The Fit MDs Dr. Angeline Therese Santiago
Dr. Nestor Don Santiago
Dr. Geraldine RacazaModerated by
Dr. Bernadette Heizel Reyes
1150AM Summary and Closing Remarks

For those interested, you may contact the UP PGH Section of Rheumatology through 554-8400 Local 2207 or through their contact persons Ms. Jho Yepes (0925-8083573) or Dr. Ivy Afos (0923-3857968). This is for logistic reasons (space and food)

See you at the 12th LMLR!

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