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Join us on Saturday, June 1st as the New England Division of the American Liver Foundation hosts it's "Living Well with Liver Disease" program in Portland.
June 1st, 2013 (8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)
Contact: Elizabeth Stemporzewski (Email)
Phone: (617) 527-5600
Hosted by The American Liver Foundation New England Division
Dana Center @ Maine Medical Center - Directions
22 Bramhall Street
Portland, ME 04102
On Saturday, June 1, 2013 the New England Division 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, Autoimmune Liver Diseases; New Treatments for Hepatitis C; Liver Disease in Children; Living with Cirrhosis; Liver Cancer and Nutrition and Liver Disease. A physicians panel will also allow participants to ask further questions.
7:30 a.m. Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks with Alan Kilby, MD, Maine Medical Center
8:15 a.m. Autoimmune Liver Diseases: Autoimmune Hepatitis & Primary Biliary Cirrhosis with Daniel Pratt, MD, Mass General Hospital
8:45 a.m. New Treatments for Hepatitis C with Fredric Gordon, MD, Lahey Hospital & Medical Center
9:15 a.m. Liver Disease in Children with Peter Ufberg, DO, Maine Medical Center
9:45 a.m. Physician Panel Discussion
10:15 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Living with Cirrhosis with Alan Kilby, MD
11:15 a.m. Nutrition and the Liver with Rhonda Jankovich, NP, VA Maine HCS
11:45 a.m. Liver Cancer with Gina Zilio-Smith, RN, Maine Medical Center
12:15 p.m. Question & Answer
12:30 p.m. Adjourn
Registration is REQUIRED by e-mail or phone to Elizabeth Stemporzewski, Program Manager
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