‘A Historical and Hysterical Perspective on 67 Years of Living with Arthritis’

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
One of the original creators of the Arizona Arthritis Center will discuss “A Historical and Hysterical Perspective on 67 Years of Living with Arthritis,” at a free presentation, open to the public, on Wednesday, April 4, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, Chase Bank Auditorium (Room 8403), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. (Please note: There is a parking fee of $1.50 per hour, cash only, in The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus visitor/patient parking garage. Free parking is available after 5 p.m. in the UA Zone 1 permit and metered parking lot #2030 just south of the parking garage at E. Mabel St. and Martin Ave.)
 
The lecture is presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center (www.arthritis.arizona.edu) at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson. Light refreshments are provided.
 
Gail Riggs, MA, CHES, a retired clinical lecturer in rheumatology and geriatrics at the UA College of Medicine, came back to the Arizona Arthritis Center in 2004 as a grant writer and research specialist. One of the original creators of the Arizona Arthritis Center (1976), Gail taught, did research, assessed and counseled patients, set up educational programs and was principal investigator on many grant-funded research projects. A guest lecturer throughout the United States, Canada, Australia and Europe, she has written many articles, chapters and two books for professionals on arthritis.
 
Seating is limited and prior registration is requested. For more information or to register, contact the University of Arizona Arthritis Center, 520-626-5040, or email LivingHealthy@arthritis.arizona.edu Notification of cancellations also is requested.
 
The lecture is part of a series of “Living Healthy with Arthritis” monthly talks presented by the University of Arizona Arthritis Center at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson and supported through the Susan and Saul Tobin Endowment for Research and Education in Rheumatology.
 
The final lecture in the Spring 2012 series will be Wednesday, May 2, 6 to 7:30 p.m., at The University of Arizona Medical Center – University Campus, Chase Bank Auditorium (Room 8403), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson. Jan Sturges, MEd, LPC, caregiving coordinator with UA Life and Work Connections, Elder Care and Life Cycle Resources, will discuss “The Art in the Heart of Caregiving.”