From Diagnosis to Lymphedema Management
About the speaker: Dr. Emily Iker, is a director of the Lymphedema Center in Santa Monica for nearly three decades since MLD certification, from Prof. Albert Leduc, the world-renowned lymphologist. She is the leader in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of lymphedema not only on a scientific level but understands lymphedema on a personal level. She developed secondary lymphedema during her surgical residency which was the turning point leading her into PM&R at New York Medical College. She is a lymphology researcher, lecturer, teacher, and mentor. She is a co-author of “Lymphedema and Lipedema nutrition guide”, Standard Care for Lipedema in the USA, and an author of a recent study on Ultrasonography in lymphedema and lipedema. She is a member of numerous Lymphological Societies and a Vice Chair of the California Chapter for LE&RN.