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UPDATE 2009: "Chronic Liver Disease in Children and Adults"

March 21st, 2009 - March 21st, 2009 (8:00 AM - 2:30 PM) - $10.00 per person

Contact: Sarah Boyle (Email)
Phone: 203-234-2022 | Register

Hosted by Wesleyan University
Exley Science Center - Directions
265 Church St
Middletown, CT 06459

Join the American Liver Foundation CT Chapter for our annual Liver Update for patients, families and caregivers.

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM

Welcome

Dr. John Polio, St. Francis Hospital/Hartford Hospital

9:15 AM– 9:35 AM

Clinical Manifestations of Liver Disease in Children

Dr. Karan Emerick, CT Children’s Medical Center

9:35 AM – 9:55 AM

Clinical Manifestations of Liver Disease in Adults

Angela DeLisle, PA, Yale-New Haven Hospital

9:55 AM– 10:10 AM

Discussion

Dr. John Polio, St. Francis Hospital/Hartford Hospital

10:10 AM - 10:30 AM

Medical Management of the Cirrhotic Patient

Dr. George Wu, UCONN Health Center

10:30 AM- 10:40 AM

Discussion

Dr. John Polio, St. Francis Hospital/Hartford Hospital

10:40 AM- 10:50 AM

BREAK

10:50 AM- 11:10 AM

Interpretation of Serologic and Virologic Tests for Hepatitis B and C

Kim Alleman, APRN, Hartford Hospital Transplant

11:10 AM- 11:30 AM

Chronic Viral Hepatits in Children

Dr. Karan Emerick, CT Children’s Medical Center

11:30 AM-11:50 AM

Chronic Viral Hepatitis in Adults

Dr. Jonathan Israel, Hartford Hospital

11:50 AM- 12:00 PM

Discussion

Dr. John Polio, St. Francis Hospital/Hartford Hospital

12:00 PM- 12:10 PM

Break and bag lunch pick up

12:10- 12:40 PM Breakout Session 1

A. Adult Liver Transplantation

Dr. David Hull, Hartford Hospital

B. Live Donor Liver Transplantation in Pediatric and Adult Patients

Dr. Sukru Emre, Yale-New Haven Hospital

C. Alcohol and the Liver

Judy Conway, NP, UCONN Health Center

D. Vaccine Preventable Hepatitis

Jeannine Hampton, APRN, Norwich GI Associates

E. Anti-viral Therapy of Hepatitis B/C in Children and Adults

Dr. Harold Schwartz, Griffin Hospital

F. Evaluation and Management of the Cholestatic Liver Diseases in Children and Adults

Dr. James Boyer, Yale-New Haven Hospital

12:45- 1:15 PM Breakout Session 2

A. Adult Liver Transplantation

Dr. David Hull, Hartford Hospital

B. Live Donor Liver Transplantation in Pediatric and Adult Patients

Dr. Sukru Emre, Yale-New Haven Hospital

C. Alcohol and the Liver

Judy Conway, NP, UCONN Health Center

D. Vaccine Preventable Hepatitis

Jeannine Hampton, APRN, Norwich GI Associates

E. Anti-viral Therapy of Hepatitis B/C in Children and Adults

TBA

F. Evaluation and Management of the Cholestatic Liver Diseases in Children and Adults

Dr. James Boyer, Yale-New Haven Hospital

1:20- 1:40 PM

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in Children

Dr. Richard Rosencrantz, Yale-New Haven Hospital

1:40- 2:00 PM

Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis in Adults

Dr. Tamar Taddei, Yale-New Haven Hospital

2:00- 2:20 PM

Discussion and Concluding Remarks

Dr. John Polio, St. Francis Hospital/Hartford Hospital

This event is $10 per person or $25 for a family and includes breakfast and lunch.

Scholarships are available to those who are
undergoing economic hardships. Please contact the
ALF office at 203-234-2022 for further information.

Click here to register today

For information please contact

Sarah Boyle sboyle@liverfoundation.org or call the chapter office (203)234-2022

Page updated: February 20th, 2009