Location: Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, 1775 Dempster Street, Johnson Auditorium, Park Ridge, IL 60068
Time: 10:00 AM Registration/Meet and Greet
10:30 AM About Bobby Jones CSF/Lectures/Patient’s Journey
Expert Speakers: Dr. Robert Kellogg and Deirdre Fischer, MEd
Topics: “Update on Chiari 1.5 Malformation” (Dr. Kellogg) and “School success continues after diagnosis” (Deirdre Fischer, MEd)
Dr. Kellogg grew up in Connecticut but has spent most of the last decade in the Chicago area. He is married and has a son. Dr. Kellogg received his medical education from Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana. He completed his internship and residency training in neurological surgery at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. He then completed a pediatric neurosurgical fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and has been in practice at Advocate Children’s Hospital since 2016.
Ms. Fischer has been the school coordinator at Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn, IL, for over 13 years now. Her concentration remains to be on the school reentry process for all school age patients diagnosed with a chronic illness. Her primary goal is to provide continued guidance and advocacy for families so that all children with a chronic illness can be successful in school with supports in place. Ms. Fischer received her undergraduate education degree with
a K-12 certification from Lewis University, Romeoville in 1997, and received her Master’s in Educational Technology in 2010 from there as well. Ms. Fischer was also recognized in
2010 for partial authoring of a research-based article: Addressing the Barriers of Neurocognitive Screening in Longterm Survivors of Pediatric Cancer.