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Dr. Ellen Mowry, MD
Assistant Professor, Neuroimmunology
Johns Hopkins University
Annual Meeting: This program will include the Gateway Area Chapter's Annual Meeting, with a brief look back at 2013 and presentation of our exciting plans for 2014. Attendees will vote on membership on the Chapter’s board of trustees.
DATE: Saturday, November 16, 2013
TIME: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: St. Charles, MO
**$12.00/person to attend live presentation - includes continental breakfast
FREE to attend via teleconference or live (web) stream. Details including a call-in number for teleconference option OR login instructions for live stream option will be provided prior to the program.
**Fee waivers OR transportation assistance is available upon request only. Application deadline for either requests - Monday, November 11th, 5pm CST.
Registration will end Wednesday, November 11th at 5pm CST.
Questions? Contact Fiza Mahmood at 800-344-4867 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We hope to see you there!
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