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Nov. 24

2020

27th meeting/7th Virtual Meeting

Some Ostomate Myths, Some Hints and Having Some Fun!

  • Wendy Lueder, President of Broward Ostomy Association

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Oct. 27

2020

26th meeting/6th Virtual Meeting

Triumph After Tragedy

  • Robin Brown, From Farm Girl to Beauty Queen
    Named UOAA Ostomy Awareness Day Champion

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Sep. 22

2020

25th meeting/5th Virtual Meeting

Keynote Speaker at the recent UOAA Conference

  • Richard P. Rood, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF, FASGE
    Chairman, National Medical Advisory Board, UOAA Dr. Rood is a Professor of Medicine, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Division of Gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO

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August 25

2020

24th meeting/4th Virtual Meeting

Revolutionary NEW Product Helps ALL Ostomates

  • Theresa Johnson, Co-Founder of Stomagienics

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July 28

2020

23rd meeting/3rd Virtual Meeting

Urostomies & Long Term Complications

  • Dr. Mark L. Gonzalgo, M.D., Ph.D.

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June 23

2020

22nd meeting/2nd Virtual Meeting

Sailing Around the Globe with an Ostomy

  • Pam Wall, Broward Ostomy Association

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May 19

2020

21st meeting/1st Virtual Meeting

An Evening With Susan Burns

  • Susan Burns, President, United Ostomy Associations of America

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Feb. 25

2020

20th meeting

The UOAA: How It Can Help You

  • Mr. Ken Aukett, Co-Founder of the United Ostomy Associations of America

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Jan. 28

2020

19th meeting

New Technology on Ostomy Products

  • Maria Mayfield, Coloplast Corp.

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Nov. 26

2019

18th meeting

Thanksgiving Dinner

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Oct. 22

2019

17th meeting

About Medicare & Other Insurances

  • Matthew Gold, Gold Benefits Advisors

Medicare & Other Insurances Monthly Ostomy Supplies Allowances

  • Reina Nunez, Physician Relationship Mgr, Comfort Medical

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Sep. 24

2019

16th meeting

Medication Considerations for Ostomates

  • Yaiseli Figueredo, PharmD, BCPS, CNSC, UM Hospitals & Clinics

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Aug. 27

2019

15th meeting

Hurricane Preparedness for Ostomy Patients

  • Alicia Horner, Health & Medical Planner, Miami-Dade Emergency Management Office
  • Vincent J. Torres, UM EmergencyManager Health System, Miller School of Medicine, Department of Public Safety

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Jul. 23

2019

14th meeting

Living with a Stoma: Pouch Concealment

  • Lea Crestodina, ARNP, CWOCN, CDE

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Jun. 25

2019

13th meeting

Carrying an Anxious Mood & Ostomy Bag

  • Floribeth Arrautt, MSW, LCSW

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May 28

2019

12th meeting

Living Life to the Fullest

  • Lynn Wolfson, President Weston Ostomy Tube Feeding Group

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Apr. 23

2019

11th meeting

Hydration for Ostomates

  • Jessica Moya, MS RDN/LDN

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Mar. 26

2019

10th meeting

Learn the Importance of Peristomal Skin Health & How You Can Maintain Skin Integrity

  • John Chickey, Hollister, Inc

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Feb. 26

2019

9th meeting

Nutritional Care for Ostomates

  • Jessica Moya, MS, RDN/LDN

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Jan. 22

2019

8th meeting

Peristomal Skin Problems

  • Ana M. Restrepo, RN, BSN, CWON

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Nov. 27

2018

7th meeting

The speaker shares her experience with those who struggle with acceptance of their ostomies

  • Sarah Biggart, Ostomy Secrets

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Oct. 23

2018

6th meeting

Pelvic Health & Hernia Prevention

  • Andrea Wood, PT, DPT and Justine Payne PT, DPT

Hernia Prevention Belts & Other Products

  • Beth Peter, SE Regional Acct Mgr for Safe and Simple

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Sep. 25

2018

5th meeting

Parastomal Hernias

  • Dr. Luis Hernandez, M.D., Colorectal Surgeon

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Aug. 28

2018

4th meeting

Adjusting to Living Life with an Ostomy

  • Dr. Mary Ann Meli, LCP

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Jul. 24

2018

3rd meeting

Durable Medical Equipment

  • Reina Nunez, Physician Relationship Mgr, Comfort Medical
  • Claudio Croce, CEO, Atimo

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Jun. 26

2018

2nd meeting

What You Eat Affects Your Ostomy

  • Michelle Larea MS, RDN, CDE

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May 22

2018

1st meeting

Launch and Introduction of Support Group

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