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Monthly Educational Series

American Liver Foundation New England Division is happy to present our 2015 Monthly Educational Series. This program provides information on a variety of pertinent topics, face time with many knowledgeable health care practitioners in an intimate setting, and support through patient-to-patient intereaction and communication.

All lectures will be held at the American Liver Foundation Office from 6-7:30:
188 Needham Street Suite 240, Newton, MA 02464 (Map Link)

Free for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals

Parking is available in the rear of the building.

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

2015 Schedule of Topics and Speakers


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 **CANCELLED**

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: Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: Diet & Your Liver

Doug Horst, MDBeth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Page updated: June 30th, 2015