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Greater New York

Welcome to the American Liver Foundation Greater New York Division. We are dedicated to serving the needs of the communities in the New York and Northern New Jersey region.

Division News and Updates


Webinar: April 23, 2014
A Dicussion on HCV: What You Need To Know
Join the American Liver Foundation, Greater New York Division and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation for an educational webinar focused on an in-depth discussion on Hep C.


ReBirthday Long Island
The Greater New York Division of the American Liver Foundation held its annual ReBirthday event at Homewood Suites in Carle Place Long Island on Saturday April 12, 2014. This event was launched more than 20 years ago.


April is National Donate Life Month!
Throughout April we will be celebrating DONATE LIFE MONTH. At the American Liver Foundation, Greater New York Division we will recognize our liver transplant recipients, living donors and those who donated organs when they passed away.

The poster artist, Kelly Smith, is the mother of a pediatric Liver transplant recipient, to learn more about the story behind the poster: Click Here


2014 Liver Champion is Art Clark!
Art's journey into the world of liver transplantation began in March 2007 with an esophageal bleed. He discovered he had liver cancer and would need a liver transplant due to inoperable cancerous tumors. Before transplant, Art received four calls that could have changed his life, but made the courageous decision to help someone else... Read more...


REGISTER TODAY FOR NEW WEBINAR- DIAGNOSING AND TREATING HE

April 23 at 7:00 PM or 9:30 PM Eastern Time

Featuring Dr. Kimberly Brown, MD, Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Henry Ford Health System

Please Visit Our New Online Hepatic Encephalopathy Resource Today!

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TD Five Boro Bike Tour

May 4th, 2014

Secure your VIP entry and be one of 32,000 riders to bike through all five boroughs - Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island - a 40-mile, traffic-free ride!

Liver Cancer Update - Directions

7:00pm, May 7th, 2014

Join the American Liver Foundation, Greater New York Division and Mount Sinai Medical Center for a Liver Cancer Update, which will feature Expert Physicians in the field.

Transplantation Re-Birthday Party - New Jersey - Directions

10:00 AM, May 17th, 2014

A Celebration of the Miracle of Life and Liver Transplantation

Liver Life Walk - Long Island

May 18th, 2014

The Liver Life Walk® is the national fundraising walk of the American Liver Foundation®. Join more than 30,000 people from coast-to-coast as we pound the pavement to change the face of liver health! Your participation will bring much needed awareness and financial support to the needs of millions of Americans who are battling more than 100 different types of liver disease.

Liver Life Walk - New Jersey

May 31st, 2014

Join Us! Walk with friends, family, co-workers or as an individual to support the fight against liver disease!

Liver Life Walk - New York City

June 8th, 2014

Come out and join the American Liver Foundation for our Liver Life Walk New York on Sunday, June 8, 2014! Dont miss out on all the fun!


Online Liver Education Series

Cirrhosis Lecture
by Dr. John Reinus

Autoimmune Hepatitis
by Dr. Paul J. Gaglio, MD

Dr. Gaglio is Medical Director for Liver Transplantation at Montefiore-Einstein Liver Center in New York.

NASH/Fatty Liver
By Patrick Basu, MD

Dr. Basu is the Director of Hepatobiliary Services and Clinical Research, New York Hospital Queens and New York Presbyterian Health Systems.

Diet, Nutrition and Exercise
By Melissa Palmer, MD

Dr. Palmer is a hepatologist with a practice on Long Island, New York. She is a board member of the New York chapter of the American Liver Foundation, and she sits on the nutrition subcommittee of the national chapter of the American Liver Foundation.