Halunen Law’s Emily Havrilak represents Turner Syndrome Society of the United States at meeting in Germany

May 26th, 2017

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Emily (far right) with representatives in attendance from other Turner syndrome organizations. From left, Sachiko Kishimoto (TSSJ/Japan), Arlene Smyth (TSSS/UK), Denise Culin (TSGA/US)

Halunen Law staff member Emily Havrilak is a woman with Turner syndrome (TS) and President-elect of the Turner Syndrome Society of the United States (TSSUS). TS is a chromosome abnormality found in about 1 in every 2,000 females that affects physical growth and development. Earlier this month she had the privilege of representing her organization at a meeting of the International Coalition of Organizations Supporting Endocrine Patients (ICOSEP) in Frankfurt, Germany. Leaders of various groups from 12 countries came together to discuss the importance of monitoring children’s growth and related medical issues. For more information, visit www.turnersyndrome.org and www.icosep.org or email Emily at [email protected].

 

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