OCT 30-31 ♦ ORLANDO, FL
Live and Streaming Online!
Date: October 30-31, 2021
Location: Rosen Shingle Creek, Orlando, FL
Conference Price: $25 per family of 4
- Stephen Cannon, MD, PhD.
- Rabi Tawil, MD, PhD. (online)
- Nivedita Jerath MD (online)
- Bill Harr DNP, CRNA
- Miguel Chuquilin Arista, MD, FAAN
All of the above doctors have confirmed their attendance and look forward to meeting with you!
To make this dream come true, we need to hear from you!
As we confirm logistics and finalize the venue space, we want to know how likely you are to attend.
We must make sure that at least 75 people attend in person as we must use 40 room nights at the hotel. The room rate will be good three days prior to the conference and three days after if you wish to vacation at a beautiful time of the year in Florida.
As many of you know we have used the beautiful Shingle Creek in the past and it is a five-star resort here in the Orlando area. This year we have been given a fantastic room rate of $129 per night.
DAYS OF CONFERENCE
YEARS OF PPA
10:00 AM - 5 PM: CONFERENCE
6 PM - 8 PM: STRONGBRIDGE DINNER PROGRAM
8:30 AM - 1 PM: DOCTOR Q+A
Sunday is Halloween. We encourage EVERYONE to dress in costume for the day!
Due to the number of attendees and social distancing guidelines, we are now located in a larger room that provides adequate space for social distancing. *Please note this room does not provide natural lighting.
We will adhere to all COVID-19 precautions that are in place at the time of the conference by the CDC and the state of Florida.
MEET THE DOCTORS
Stephen Cannon, MD, PhD.
Dr. Cannon is a recognized authority on channelopathies and neuromuscular disorders. His contributions to this and related fields include numerous articles, and book chapters, and a commitment to education, clinical practice, and research.
Rabi Tawil, MD, PhD.
As a clinical researcher, Dr. Tawil’s focus on the clinical manifestations and treatment of the periodic paralyses. His research led to the recognition of the Andersen-Tawil Syndrome (ATS) as a distinct form of periodic paralysis.
Nivedita Jerath MD
Nivedita Jerath, MD, MS, is a board-certified neurologist with outstanding credentials and a special interest in helping patients with hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies.
William Harr DNP, CRNA
Mr. William Harr has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management, a Doctor of Science in Nursing, and is a Board Certified, Registered Nurse Anesthetist. Mr. Harr is currently completing his Doctor of Nursing studies at Lourdes University with a focus on translating research into clinical practice for safer anesthesia for periodic paralysis patients.
Miguel Chuquilin Arista, MD, FAAN
Dr. Chuquilin is board-certified in neurology, neuromuscular medicine and electrodiagnostic medicine. At the University of Florida, he currently serves as the Neurology Clerkship and Neuromuscular Fellowship Director.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes. We understand everyone’s concerns with cold triggers. We will make sure that the temperature of the room is comfortable for all our guests. As well, we encourage you to wear your most comfortable clothes and bring your coziest blankets!
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