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E-Education

Watch recordings from our past Educational Events at your leisure anywhere and anytime! Our E-Education has more than 400 presentations that cover important Alpha-1 related topics.

You can also search for more presentations on Vimeo at http://vimeo.com/a1f

This program provides the Alpha-1 Community with access to educational programs from our National Conference and National Education Series.

We gratefully acknowledge all our speakers who volunteered their time and gave permission to record and disseminate their presentations.

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Alpha-1 Lung Disease
Topics : Lung

Robert Sandblom, MD's, Bio:plus

Robert (Rob) Sandblom is a Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep consultant with Group Health in Bellevue. He attended University of Washington for both his undergraduate degree in Biology 1968-1972 and Medical School 1972-1976. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Chief Residency at the University of New Mexico in 1980, then returned to the University of Washington for his Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. He began to work for Group Health in 1982, and has remained with Group Health ever since. He has a long interest in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency and was involved in some of the early research with National Institute of Health on replacement therapy. He participated in the Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Registry and continues to volunteer time for both the University of Washington as clinical faculty, and Group Health and non-Group Health patients with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

Lung Transplantation for Alphas
Speaker : Barker, MD, Alan
Topics : Lung , Transplantation

Alan Barker, MD's, Bio:plus

Dr. Alan Barker is Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. He has been involved in the Alpha-1 community for 25 years performing patient care and consultations, being part of national collaborative clinical research, leading educational activities, and promoting awareness efforts. He directs the OHSU Alpha-1 Foundation Center of Excellence in Portland, organizes and attends a monthly education and support group, and organizes and participates in an annual regional educational forum for Alphas, their families and friends.

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficient Liver Disease
Topics : Liver

Simon Horslen, MB's, Bio:plus

Simon Horslen, MB, ChB, FRCPCH, is a Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington. He is Director of the Hepatobiliary Program and of Liver and Intestine Transplantation at Seattle Children's Hospital. Dr. Horslen earned his medical degree in the UK and is a Fellow and Founder Member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. He has worked in the US for the last 16 years initially at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and currently in Seattle. Clinical and research interests include acute liver failure, metabolic liver disease, and liver transplantation. Dr Horslen has participates in a number of multicenter studies including SPLIT (Studies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation), PALF (Pediatric Acute Liver Failure) and ChiLDREN (Children's Liver Disease Research Network). Dr. Horslen is a past-Chair of the UNOS/OPTN Pediatric Committee. He is currently Chair of the American Society of Transplantation (AST) Pediatric Community of Practice.

Importance of Oxygen
Speaker : Barker, MD, Alan

Alan Barker, MD's, Bio:plus

Dr. Alan Barker is Professor of Medicine at Oregon Health and Science University. He has been involved in the Alpha-1 community for 25 years performing patient care and consultations, being part of national collaborative clinical research, leading educational activities, and promoting awareness efforts. He directs the OHSU Alpha-1 Foundation Center of Excellence in Portland, organizes and attends a monthly education and support group, and organizes and participates in an annual regional educational forum for Alphas, their families and friends.


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