Maryland State Briefing: Lupus

February 10, 2011, Annapolis, Maryland

Women In Government Maryland State Briefing & Luncheon

Lowe House Office Building, Room 170
Thursday, February 10, 2011, 11:00am—1:00pm

This event was hosted by Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk

The Maryland State Briefing featured an introduction to Women In Government Foundation, Inc. by Eastern Regional Director, Delegate Joseline Peña-Melnyk. A lupus expert, Dr. Arthur Weinstein from the Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University, discussed the acute and chronic autoimmune disease, lupus. His materials are available here. Following his presentation, Elesha Gayman Shahinllari gave a presentation on the Lupus Foundation of America, Inc. where she is the Senior Director of Government Relations & Public Policy. Her colleague, Penny Fletcher, President & CEO of the MD, DC, and VA chapters of the Lupus Foundation of America, also gave a presentation on Maryland-state-specific issues. All three speakers' biographies and contact information are available here.

For more policy information, please contact:
Brenna Kehew
Policy Associate
Women In Government
202.333.0825 x211

For more sponsor information, please contact:
Sarah Mier
Development Manager
Women In Government
202.333.0825 x211



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