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Living Well with Liver Disease

Join us on Saturday, May 4th as the New England Division of the American Liver Foundation hosts it's "Living Well with Liver Disease" program.

May 4th, 2013 (8:30 AM - 1:30 PM) - $25.00

Contact: Elizabeth Stemporzewski (Email)
Phone: (617) 527-5600

Hosted by American Liver Foundation New England Division
Gordon Building @ Lahey Hospital & Medical Center - Directions
29 Burlington Mall Road
Burlington, MA 01803

On Saturday, May 4, 2013 the New England Chapter will be hosting Living Well with Liver Disease. This program is a symposium for patients, family, caregivers and friends that offers the latest information on liver disease research and treatment through keynote lectures, a physician panel and breakout sessions. This year the keynote lectures will encompass, Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease; Hepatitis C; Autoimmune Liver Diseases; Liver Transplantation. Two breakout sessions will also delve further into current topics, treatments and preventions.

*Registration fee includes entrance to program as well as breakfast and lunch.


8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks with Fredric Gordon, MD, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center

8:45 a.m. The Healthy Liver with Douglas Horst, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess

9:15 a.m. Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Autoimmune Hepatitis & Primary Biliary Cirrhosis with Daniel Pratt, MD, Mass General Hospital

9:45 a.m. Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease with Robert C. Lowe, MD, Boston Medical Center

10:15 a.m. Morning Break

10:30 a.m. Liver Transplantation with Fredric Gordon, MD

11:00 a.m. Hepatitis C with Robert C. Lowe, MD

11:30 a.m. Physician Panel Discussion

12:00 p.m. Lunch

Breakout 1 12:15 p.m.—12: 45 p.m.

Choose one of the following:

  • Nutrition and Liver Disease with Kristin Fu, MS, RD, LDN, CNSC, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
  • Hepatitis B with James Piper, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess
  • Q and A About Transplantation with Fredric Gordon, MD

Breakout 2 12:50 p.m.—1:20 p.m.

Choose one of the following:

  • Unique Issues in Pediatric Liver Disease with Scott Elisofon, MD, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Liver Cancer with Mohamed Akoad, MD, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
  • Hep C – Managing Side Effects with Laurie Williams, NP, Beth Israel Deaconess

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Page updated: March 28th, 2013


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