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Dr. Ghaith Noaiseh gives a presentation on Sjogren’s Syndrome, an immune system disorder characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth.

Educational objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the protean clinical manifestations, severe complications and modern view of Sjogren’s syndrome as a clinical spectrum
  • Describe the major classification criteria used in research and their limitation in diagnosing Sjogren’s syndrome in the clinic setting
  • Describe the risk factors associated with development of lymphoma in Sjogren’s patients
  • Define the basic step-by-step approach to managing the common complaints of Sjogren’s Syndrome


Dr. Noaiseh has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • Grant/Reasearch Support: Study site co-investigator for HGS, BMS, Medimmune, Astra Zeneca, Ablynx, and Pfizer

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (0.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

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