Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Pediatrics Hosting Grand Rounds Next Week

Dr. Melissa Mannion, assistant professor of rheumatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will present “An Update on JIA for the Primary Care Pediatrician,” for December’s pediatric grand rounds.

The event will take place Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. in the Atlantis Room in the CWEB-2 building behind USA Children’s & Women’s Hospital. 

Dr. Mannion will explain the current classification and diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) and will explain other diseases with similar presentations and potential complications of JIA. She will also discuss the current common treatments for JIA.

The event is open to faculty, staff and students at USA. For additional information, contact Katie Catlin at kncatlin@health.southalabama.edu.

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