XrayStormont Hotel, Belfast             Thursday 20th June 2019       9 am – 5 pm


Dr Kathy Cullen, Consultant Respiratory Physician & Clinical Senior Lecturer, Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Emma Toner, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Ulster Hospital 

This symposium is for all health professionals and students who care for patients with sarcoidosis.

The day will be multidisciplinary, practical and interactive with a chance to network.

Cost: £40     

To apply for a free student place please email

Please register as soon as possible at the following secure link:

09.00                           Welcome                                                         Dr Kathy Cullen

9.30 – 10.00                A Respiratory Perspective                              Dr Robina Coker

10.00 – 10.30              A Cardiology Perspective                                Dr Amanda Varnava

10.30 – 11. 00             A Rheumatology Perspective                          Dr Maresa Carulli


11.30 – 12.00            An Ophthalmology Perspective                      Miss Clara McAvoy

12.00 – 12.30              An Endocrinology Perspective                        Dr Hamish Courtney

12.30 – 12.45              A Patient’s Perspective                                   tbc


13.45 – 14.15              A Dermatology Perspective                            Dr Collette McCourt

14.15 – 14.45              What Patients Want to Know                          Prof Seamas Donnelly

14.45- 15.45                Case Presentations with Group Discussion


16.15   Regional and national (BTS) datasets

(With input from all NI trusts)     Dr Paul Minnis / Dr Robina Coker

16.50                           Summary and Close                                        Dr Kathy Cullen

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Kindly supported by the Ulster Thoracic Society

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