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AFTD 2017 Education Conference

May 5, 2017

AFTD’s 2017 AFTD Education Conference will be held on May 5th, 2017 at the Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel in Baltimore, MD.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Chiadi Onyike, M.D. (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Lisa Gwyther, LCSW (Duke Family Support Program)
  • David Irwin, M.D. (The Penn FTD Center)
  • Catherine Piersol, Ph.D., OTR (Thomas Jefferson University)
  • Mary Anne Wylie, R.N. (Johns Hopkins University)
  • Lauren Massimo, Ph.D. (The Penn FTD Center)


AFTD’s Education Conference provides opportunities for all members of the FTD community – researchers, medical professionals, caregivers and persons living with FTD – to meet in person, share resources and learn about the latest developments in FTD research. The program will offer new opportunities for participation by people living with a diagnosis of FTD.

Online registration for the 2017 Education Conference will open in January. Walk-in registration will also be available.

Travel Assistance:

AFTD offers modest financial assistance for individuals with FTD and caregivers interested in attending an FTD education conference. Comstock Travel Grants may be used to defray the cost of travel, lodging, and conference fees in order to attend. For more information, see:


This event is not being sponsored by NORD. This event is being hosted by a NORD member organization.


Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
300 S. Charles St.
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States
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