Meet our Speakers
Dr. Stefan Friedrichsdorf, MD, FAAP
Medical Director, Department of Pain Medicine, Palliative Care & Integrative Medicine
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Presentation at JA Family Day: “How does pain reach the brain? And how can we dial it up and dial it down”
Dr. Nicholas M. Edwards, MD, MPH, FAAP
Associate Professor of Orthopaedics
University of Minnesota, Tria Orthopedic Center
Presentation at JA Family Day: "Sports and Rheumatologic Disease"
Dr. Courtney Wells, PhD, MSW, MPH
Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Presentation at JA Family Day: "Self-Care and Building Resiliency" & Leading a sibling and JA youth break-out session.
Electrical Engineer, Minnetronix, Inc.
Presentation at JA Family Day: "Yoga and Strengthening"
Presenation at JA Family Day: "School Health Plans (IEP vs. 504 Plan)"
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