Download the LE&RN Flyer today to learn more about their campaign to fight lymphatic diseases and lymphedema! At the 2014 LE&RN Walk for Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases, award-winning actress Kathy Bates joined the movement to make lymphedema visible, and she has been a positive force within LE&RN ever since. Today, Ms. Bates has an important message for all of us. Please watch the video below. LE&RN has a wonderful partner in Ms. Bates.
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Thirty (30) years as a Commissioned Officer in the United States
Public Health Service (USPHS). Retired rank of CAPT March 2007
Twenty four (24) year history with National Institutes of Health (NIH):
20 years as Chief, Physical Therapy
Bachelors of Science in Physical Therapy,
Masters of Science in Community Health Education and
Doctorate in Physical Therapy
2003-07: Chief Professional Officer (CPO) to U.S. Surgeon General, Richard Carmona Principal Investigator for two research protocols conducted between National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Naval Medical Center (NNMC)
Fellow, American Physical Therapy Association
Louise also oversees the coordination of Survivorship programs at MCI, including the Advanced Lymphoedema Surgical Program offering liposuction and lymph node transfer techniques.
Louise recently presented the following presentation on early detection of lymphoedema at a series of seminars in Australia and New Zealand. A copy of the presentation is provided here.