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American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division
20 W. Kinzie St., 17th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654
312-377-9030 Tel
312-377-9035 Fax

American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, New York 10006
212-668-1000 Tel
212-483-8179 Fax

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Great Lakes Division

The American Liver Foundation Great Lakes Division works continually to fulfill our mission to facilitate, advocate and promote education, support and research for the prevention, treatment and cure of liver disease. The Great Lakes Division is proud to serve the patients, families, and medical professionals of Illinois and Michigan.

The American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division is Celebrating the Journey of everyone impacted by liver disease from our first 40 years to our next.


Registration is now open for the 2017 Academic Debates on March 2nd 2017! Find out more here!

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Education On-Demand

Access On-Demand Wellness Webinars to help you stay healthy and focused presented by local experts.
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WEBINAR on 12/14- The Interplay of Hep C with Liver & Kidney Disease

Learn about the hepatitis C virus (HCV), its relationship to liver and kidney disease, current HCV treatment options, and issues surrounding HCV infection and transplantation. Medical experts will discuss the issue, followed by a brief Q & A.

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2017 Academic Debates - Directions

5:30 pm, March 2nd, 2017

Six universities will debate three ethical topics in liver disease on Thursday, March 2nd 2017 at Maggianos River North! Register here!

Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle

April 2nd, 2017

Join the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division in the 2017 Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K or 2 Mile Walk!

Journeys: A Culinary Odyssey

September 14th, 2017

Join the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division for this first of its kind event where guests satisfy their passion for exquisite cuisine and celebrate those who pave the road to liver health.

Bank of America Chicago Marathon

October 8th, 2017

Join the American Liver Foundation, Great Lakes Division in the 2017 Bank of America Chicago Marathon! Registration closes November 29, 2016.


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