Don’t miss the taped presentations from the Acromegaly Community Conference

Watch the taped presentations from the Acromegaly Community Conference! 

We are thrilled to bring you the taped representations from our live coverage of the Acromegaly Community conference.  This years’ conference was packed with great presentations from leading pituitary experts.  Below are links to each presentation.  Simply click on the links below to access the live feed.  Some of the scheduled presentations changed, so please stay tuned for updated links.

Thursday, March 21 

8:15 am – Catherine Jonas, LMFT, CMC a Certified Aging Life Care Manager, Certified Dementia Practitioner and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist talks about her “Role in Coping with Acromegaly”  Click here to go to the live presentation


10:00 am – Angel Rigueras, DO – Physiatrist speaks about pain management. Angel J. Rigueras, DO is fellowship-trained in interventional pain medicine and specializes in diagnosing and treating pain related to a variety of injuries and medical conditions. He is board certified in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Dr. Rigueras utilizes a multi-disciplined and multi-faceted approach to both diagnosing and treating the various sources of pain with state-of-the-art non-surgical techniques.   Click here to go to the live presentation


1:00 pm– Lewis S. Blevins Jr., M.D.  –  will present Current Treatment Options.  Dr. Lewis Blevins is a neuroendocrinologist specializing in evaluating and managing pituitary and hypothalamus disorders, including acromegaly, prolactinoma, and other pituitary tumors, diabetes insipidus, hypopituitarism and growth hormone deficiencies. He is Professor of Clinical Medicine and Clinical Neurological Surgery, and the medical director of the California Center for Pituitary Disorders at UCSF Medical Center, where he guides a team providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art care.  He is also co-founder of PItuitary World News.  Click here to go to the live presentation.

3:00 pm – Tanya Angus, Prince/Princess Scholarship for Awareness.  Click here to watch this event



3:15 pm – Garni Barkhoudarian, M.D. Neurosurgery – Garni Barkhoudarian, MD, FAANS, is a board-certified, fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with a focus on skull base and minimally invasive endoscopic surgery. Dr. Barkhoudarian has particular interest and expertise in pituitary and parasellar tumors, brain tumors, skull-base tumors (including meningiomas, craniopharyngiomas, chordomas, and schwannomas), intra-ventricular brain tumors, colloid cysts, trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and other vascular compression syndromes.  Click here to watch the presentation


Friday, March 22

11:00 am – Daphne Adelman, BSN, MBA – Importance of Research and Clinical Trials. Daphne Adelman is a clinical nurse specialist at Northwestern University.  In her job at Northwestern, she manages and coordinates studies for pharmaceutical and National Institutes for Health-sponsored studies.   Daphne’s work focuses on pituitary conditions like Cushing’s, acromegaly, hormone deficiency, and others. Click here to watch the panel discussion.
11:20 am  – Chris Yedinak, MN, FNP, DNP.  How to Communicate More Effectively with Physicians.  Chris Yedinak is an Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Division of Skull Base and Cerebrovascular School of Medicine.  She is the family nurse practitioner and clinical research trials coordinator who oversees patient care at the OHSU Northwest Pituitary Center. Educated in Sydney, Australia, Chris has a background in psychiatric nursing care and tertiary education. Her research interests include pituitary pathology and Cushing’s disease.  Click here to watch this presentation. 



We hope you enjoy the presentations.

Our thanks to the Acromegaly Community for allowing us to bring you these highly informative and educational presentations.

For more information on the Acromegaly Community and the conference click here

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