Webinar Series: Education by the Experts

Acromegaly Community is proud to bring you a new online event - Education by the Experts! Join us the first Sunday of each month when our favorite experts share their knowledge with patients and their support network. Discussion topics will include treatment options, impacts on mental health, nutrition, clinical trials, etc.


How COVID19 Impacts Acromegaly

What does it mean to have Acromegaly during the COVID19 pandemic? As an Acromegaly patient, are you auto-immune compromised which may put you at a greater risk? Learn more about how COVID19 impacts the endocrine system and Acromegaly at our next Education with the Expert webinar session.

Day: Sunday
Date: September 10, 2020
Time: 4pm PST / 5pm MST / 6pm CST / 7pm EST
Platform: Zoom

About Dr. Kevin Yuen

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Dr. Kevin CJ Yuen is a Professor of Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine and Creighton School of Medicine, as well as the Medical Director of both the Barrow Pituitary Center and the Barrow Neuroendocrinology Clinic at the Barrow Neurological Institute, located in Phoenix, AZ. The focus of his clinical practice is on the diagnosis and treatment of pituitary and adrenal disorders, with a particular interest in growth hormone and cortisol disorders.

Dr. Yuen was educated in the United Kingdom, earning his bachelor’s degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Sheffield, and completed his higher training at the University of Cambridge and Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.

Dr. Yuen is the lead educator for the Pituitary section of the Fellowship program, and has conducted studies on growth hormone dosing and diagnostic studies, long-acting growth hormone formulation studies, and trials with new drug therapies for acromegaly and Cushing syndrome. He has published extensively, authored several book chapters, and is a frequent guest speaker on various topics related to pituitary disorders. Dr. Yuen serves on several national and international committees and advisory boards on pituitary diseases, as well as on the editorial boards of several peer-reviewed scientific journals, and is currently actively involved in several clinical research and collaborative studies in acromegaly and Cushing disease.


This program is made possible in part by a grant provided by The Pfizer Foundation. Acromegaly Community wishes to thank all that have made “Education by the Experts” possible. For this we say thank you!

Acromegaly does not define us. We do not let our diagnosis hold us back from living a full and enriched life. Some have found passion, purpose, and inspiration through their diagnosis. These people bring inspiration, and we call this our "Faces of Hope".

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