NEW YORK, NY – May 9, 2019 – LE&RN is delighted to announce that Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)/Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital recently came on board as a Co-Presenter of the 2019 MA Run/Walk to Fight Lymphedema (LE) & Lymphatic Diseases (LD). The event takes place on Saturday, May 18, at Artesani Park (1255 Soldiers Field Road) along a scenic portion of the Charles River in Brighton, Massachusetts. Registration/Check-in will begin at 8:00 am, and the event will commence at 9:30 am. The Run/Walk benefits LE&RN, an internationally recognized not-for-profit organization. With Chapters throughout the world, LE&RN seeks to accelerate the prevention, treatment, and cure of the disease while bringing patients and medical professionals together to address the unmet needs surrounding lymphatic disorders.
“BIDMC/Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital has proven to be a key partner with LE&RN through our mutual efforts to create standards for Centers of Excellence in lymphatic disease diagnosis and treatment, and in our collaboration in sponsoring the Harvard Lymphedema Symposium,” said LE&RN President and CEO, William Repicci. “Now, in co-presenting LE&RN's 2019 MA LymphWalk, this preeminent institution again demonstrates an unwavering commitment to those living with LE/LD.”
To participate in this fun and worthwhile event, just visit www.LymphWalk.org. There you can start a team, join a team, or support an existing team. Registration is $40 ($30 for children). Participants receive #LymphWalk t-shirts, while supplies last.
LE&RN thanks Co-Presenter Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)/Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital and National LymphWalk Series Sponsors: Jobst and Tactile Medical (Premier Presenting Sponsors), ImpediMed/L-Dex, medi USA, Bio Compression Systems, Herantis Pharma, Juzo, Lympha Press, Sigvaris Group (Platinum Sponsors), AIROS Medical, L&R USA, LympheDIVAs, and Wear Ease (Emerald Sponsors). LE&RN also thanks Local Sponsors: Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Normatec, Embellishments, and M&M Medical Supply. Opportunities for local businesses and corporate sponsorships are available.
Founded in 1998, the Lymphatic Education & Research Network (formerly LRF) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization whose mission is to fight lymphatic disease and lymphedema through education, research, and advocacy. LE&RN provides valuable educational resources for the millions of people who suffer from lymphedema and lymphatic disease. LE&RN fosters and supports research that can deepen the medical community's understanding of the lymphatic system. For more information about lymphatic diseases or the Lymphatic Education & Research Network, please visit www.LymphaticNetwork.org or call (516) 625-9675.