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Healthcare and Advocacy Careers in Rare Diseases

February 26 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Mission San Jose High School Students For Rare Diseases Club is kick-starting the year with a Rare Disease Day Career Panel! Learn more about healthcare and advocacy careers and what you can do now in high school to support the rare disease community and also think about a career in which you can continue rare diseases support. We will also be discussing current issues around rare diseases and challenges communities face.

WHEN: Friday February 26, 2021 from 5pm – 6:30 pm PST

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 996 9268 7399
Passcode: s0DmgY

WHAT: We have asked four guest speakers of professionals and advocates (listed down below) to hold a VIRTUAL speaker panel. We will be asking them a broad range of questions, but if you have any of your own, feel free to ask them yourselves. They will be covering a range of topics from patient advocacy to different careers in the rare disease space.

Dr. Marie-Francoise Chesselet, Director of the Integrative Center for Neural Repair and former researcher at UCLA
Yimy Villa, Marketing Communications Manager and at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Kimberly Nye, President of the TESS Research Foundation and Mother
Stacie Reveles, Advocacy and Programs Associate for the Cystic Fibrosis Research Institute and Mother

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Contact us via email at: [email protected]
Facebook Messenger: Reach out to MSJ Students for Rare Diseases
Instagram: @msjstudentsforrare

Come show your RARE and support rare disease education, awareness, and research by attending our Rare Disease Day event!


February 26
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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