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Monday, June 24, 2024

7:00pm - 9:00pm ET 

VIRTUAL: UNIGHT – Discuss. Share. Connect.

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UNIGHT – Discuss. Share. Connect.

Monday, June 24, 2024 at 7:00 p.m. (Eastern) via Zoom

UNIGHT is a free virtual get together for people to have an open, casual discussion about various topics related to living with a sleep disorder. Join this month’s UNIGHT for a discussion with Maggie G. Lavender, MSN, RN, FNP-C, on “Communication with Your Healthcare Provider.”

ABOUT OUR SPEAKER  –  Maggie Lavender, MSN, RN, FNP-C, is a Board-Certified Family Nurse Practitioner licensed in Texas with specialization in Sleep Disorders Medicine and Neurology. She attended Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, where she received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She began her career working in a pediatric intensive care and burn unit. She later moved to Houston, Texas and continued her career in a neuroscience intensive care unit at a level one trauma center. She then completed her Master of Science in Nursing and Post-Master’s Emergency Nurse Practitioner Certificate simultaneously at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Her Nurse Practitioner career began in Houston, Texas at Comprehensive Sleep Medicine Associates (CSMA) alongside Dr. Jerald Simmons, beginning in 2012. She briefly moved to Pittsburgh and provided care at an Internal Medicine Practice before moving back to The Woodlands, Texas. She is currently practicing again at CSMA and is specializing in comprehensive sleep disorders, neurology, and epilepsy. Maggie has evolved to be a recognized Nurse Practitioner specialist on a national level, and currently functions as a consultant and lecturer on the management of narcolepsy patients.

Maggie’s passion for nursing and caring for people began in early childhood. She has always been driven to provide exceptional care to every one of her patients, not only treating symptoms, but also by educating and providing preventative medical care to promote healthy lifestyles. Maggie is forever grateful for the blessing and opportunity to care for and help individuals regain their happiness in life.

Maggie and her husband reside in Montgomery, Texas with their daughter and son. In her spare time, she enjoys cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her family.

Registration for UNIGHT is FREE!

Each UNIGHT meeting is a great opportunity for everyone to discuss, share, connect and just be ourselves.

Zoom link will be sent via email after registration.

Please note: Our UNIGHT virtual forum is educational and supportive in nature and will offer self-care strategies to help you in your daily life. However, the group will not engage in rendering any psychological or healthcare advice for any particular individual or situation, and will not provide medical, mental health, or any other type of health-related service. No diagnosis, treatment recommendations, medication advice, or any other type of medical or mental health recommendations will be offered. Our support group is not a substitute for, or alternative to, treatment by a licensed medical professional. Always seek the advice of your own physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. The Hypersomnia Foundation does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, physicians, lawyers, legal advisers, products, medications, procedures, opinions, or other information that may be referenced on its website or during any online support groups. UNIGHT is not a focus group and is not part of a research study and there is no compensation for attending.