Join the OI Foundation on June 3 at 7pm ET for a guided introduction to meditation for the OI community with Sharon Trahan, former President of the OIF Board of Directors. For this virtual session, you will not need any special equipment or familiarity with meditation. Sharon does suggest you find a quiet space, free of distractions.
Dr. Robert Sandhaus, pulmonologist and member of the OIF’s Medical Advisory Council, answered common questions and concerns regarding people with OI and the COVID-19 vaccines. Watch this recorded session at https://youtu.be/p5KtdCw7X1Y.
On July 10-11, 2021, the OI Foundation will host the 2021 Virtual OIF National Conference. The conference will provide live online versions of some of the most popular informational and social sessions at the biennial OIF National Conference, including Navigating a New Diagnosis, OIF Research Update, Pediatric and Adult Health Panels, Women’s Health, Ask the Expert, and more! To view the full program and to register to attend, please visit www.oif.org/virtualconference!
On Wishbone Day, Cameron Penn (President of the OIF Board of Directors) interviewed Dr. Brendan Lee (Principal Investigator for the Brittle Bone Disease Consortium (BBDC)). During this session, they discussed the history of the BBDC and current OI research, as well as answered audience questions. Watch this recorded session at https://youtu.be/UU-B7XCM45E.
More information on osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), the OIF, and the BDDC can be found at www.oif.org.
On Tuesday, May 11th, join OIF Health Educator, Jessica Ransome, for a special office hours event, Mom, Me, & Tea at 6:00 pm ET. Log on to learn more about the new OIF resource, Navigating a New Diagnosis: A toolkit for parents and medical professionals as well as the popular Bone China Tea fundraising campaign. This event is perfect for families with a new diagnosis interested in learning more about osteogenesis imperfecta and supporting the work of the OI Foundation.
From now until the end of May let a wonderful mother figure in your life know how much you appreciate them by making a gift in honor of them to the OI Foundation. We will send a special Mother’s Day card to the person that means everything to you! To make a Mother’s Day honor gift, visit www.oif.org/donate and select ‘Memorial or Honor Gift’ from the dropdown and then ‘Mother’s Day Honor Gift’ as gift type.
The OI Foundation’s Double Good Popcorn Store is officially OPEN!
You can feel good about ordering these salty or sweet treats – not only will delicious popcorn be delivered to your doorstep, but 50% of sales will be donated to the OI Foundation! Double Good popcorn is a crowd favorite and perfect for gifts, so be sure to order a few extra for friends and family. With sixteen different flavor options, there is something for everyone!