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Monthly Educational Series

In an effort to increase public education around liver disease, the American Liver Foundation New England Division, with support from Walgreens, will be hosting monthly educational lectures.

Monthly Educational Series

Presented by:

The American Liver Foundation New England Division

All lectures will be held at the American Liver Foundation Offices:
188 Needham Street Suite 240, Newton, MA 02464 (Map Link)

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM

Free for patients, caregivers and medical professionals

Please RSVP at least 1 week prior to the lecture by email ( or telephone (617-527-5600).

Schedule of Topics and Speakers:

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Living Well With Liver Disease Massachusetts

Lahey Clinic

Burlington, MA

Schedule for our Monthly Educational Series


March: Wednesday, March 18,2015

Updates in Hepatitis C Treatment

Cami Graham, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

April: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Pediatric Liver Disease

Scott Elisofon, MD Boston Children's Hospital

May: Thursday, May 21, 2015

Alternative Medicine: Side Effect Management

Ann Drogin, D. Div, M.Ac, Lic.Ac Acupuncture for Everyone

June: Thursday, June 25, 2015

Liver Cancer

Fredric D. Gordon, MD Lahey Hospital & Medical Clinic

July: Thursday, July 23, 2015

Psychosocial Implications of Liver Disease

Susan Hallenborg Ventura, PhD Northeastern University


September: Thursday, September 24, 2015

Caregiver Support: Coping with Chronic Illness

Eric Richman, LICSW Lahey Hosptial & Medical Center

October: Thursday, October 22, 2015

Preparing for a Liver Transplant: What You Need to Know

Marti Hoar, RN, CCTC and JoAnne Pratt, RN, CCTC Massachusetts General Hospital

Eric Richman, LICSW Lahey Hospital & Medical Clinic

November: TBD

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Diet & Your Liver

Special Thanks To Our Presenting Sponsors:

Page updated: March 10th, 2015