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First Lipedema Foundation Scientific Retreat

Attendees of the 2016 Lipedema Scientific Retreat

First row, left to right, Ad Hendrickx (Nij Smellinghe Hospital), Harry Voesten (Nij Smellinghe Hospital), LaTese Briggs (Milken Institute), Felicitie Daftuar (Lipedema Foundation), Karen Herbst (University of Arizona), Natasha Harvey (University of South Australia), and Walter Cromer (Texas A&M Health Science Center).

Second row, Rachelle Crescenzi (Vanderbilt University), Eva Sevick-Muraca (University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston), Carol Haft (NIDDK), Eser Tolunay (NHLBI), Melissa Stevens (Milken Institute), Hamish Scott (University of South Australia), Echoe Bouta (Massachusetts General Hospital), Amira Klip (The Hospital for Sick Children), Carrie Shawber (Columbia University), Kristiana Gordon (St. George’s, University of London), Bruce Bunnell (Tulane University), and Kathy Russell (Consultant).

Last row, Sara Al-Ghadban (University of Arizona), Neil Piller (Flinders Medical Centre), Yann Klimentidis (University of Arizona), Erik Lontok (Milken Institute), Tim Padera (Massachusetts General Hospital), Jens Titze (Vanderbilt University), Peter Wang (Washington University), Joseph Rutkowski (Texas A&M College of Medicine), Glen Brice (St. George’s, University of London), Pia Ostergaard (St. George’s, University of London), Melody Swartz (University of Chicago), Annalisa Zecchin (KU Leuven), and Maura Donlan (Milken Institute).

Attendees not pictured, Tobias Bertsch (Foeldi Clinic), Deborah Clegg (Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Research Institute), Danielle Wildstein (Lipedema Foundation), Shannon Seeberg (Lipedema Foundation), and Philipp Scherer (The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center).