Our presenter today is Constantine Farmakidis, MD, from the University of Kansas Medical Center. Dr. Farmakidis will discuss strategies for maximizing home safety, fitness and independence for patients with FSHD. His presentation will be followed by a period of questions and answers. This topic that may be of particular interest in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic when most are spending extended periods of time at home.
Dr. Framakidis earned his medical degree and completed his neurology residency training at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He subsequently completed his clinical neurophysiology and electromyography fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center.
After 6 years on the faculty at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, Dr. Farmakidis joined the neuromuscular division at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2017. There he has focused on working with patients with hereditary neuromuscular diseases such as FSHD in the Muscular Dystrophy Association clinic a well as patients with myasthenia gravis.
Every Thursday, at 1:00 pm ET, we are hosting our “FSHD Society Sequester Camp” webinar series, which will run every week at the same time for as long as it’s needed. Anyone can join from anywhere for free. We’ll be sharing information, resources, and social support. For your personalized link to join the webinar, click on the link below.
Please note that we will be recording these webinars, and will have information and updates on a regular basis.