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ACP RELOCATING TO CHICAGO IN JUNE; POSITIONING ITSELF AS VENOUS, LYMPHATIC ADVOCACY LEADER

After 30 years in San Leandro, Calif., The American College of Phlebology (ACP) is relocating its headquarters to Chicago. The move is expected to be complete by the end of June. The new address will be 434 W. Ontario St., Suite 200, Chicago, IL, 60654.

This move is one of several new initiatives by the ACP board of directors to improve the representation of venous and lymphatic healthcare providers in the medical industry.

The APC will join more than 65 medical associations already operating in Chicago, including the American Medical Association, allowing the organization to better represent its members as a part of the national medical discussion. The move to the Midwest also provides a more central location for its almost 2,000 members located across the United States.

“We are excited about the decision to relocate the headquarters to Chicago as it positions the College in a place where we will better be able to pursue the strategic initiatives of our

membership,” said Dr. Neil Khilnani, president of the ACP Board of Directors.

“By placing ourselves closer to the majority of our membership as well as in the same city as the American Medical Association (AMA) we expect to be able to further improve the value the College is able to deliver to our membership, the field and most importantly our patients.”

Dean Bender, Executive Director of the ACP, said the relocation should be complete by the end of June. “I want to make sure that every one of our membership knows they have an open invitation to stop and visit us anytime they are in or are passing through Chicago. We will always have a cup of coffee waiting on you!”

For more than 30 years in California the ACP has been an advocate for the advancement of vein and lymphatic care through education, resources and research. Some of the staff will be unable to move to Chicago. Bender said the APC is grateful for its roots and all the staff and volunteers who have helped grow the association to its current success.

“Relocation is always a bitter sweet proposition as we are excited about a new future in Chicago, but unfortunately it means leaving some great people behind,” Bender said.

“The leadership, the membership and myself owe our deepest gratitude to the various members of our staff that have contributed greatly to the College over the past years. We wish you all the best success.” VTN

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Larry Storer

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Larry Storer has been editor of Vein Therapy News for 10 years. He has edited computer, shelter and medical publications at Publications & Communications LP for 30 years. He was also a corporate vice president and editorial director before retiring. Larry graduated from Baylor University with a BA in journalism and an MA in communications; and from Lamar University with a MED in school administration. He taught beginning and advanced reporting, beginning and advanced editing and editorial writing at Baylor University. Larry was a reporter, and city and news editor of the Beaumont Journal, and opinion editor at the Beaumont Enterprise and Beaumont Enterprise-Journal. He was also the founding managing editor of the Yuba City (California) Daily Independent-Herald.