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Margaret (Peggy) Beers
Community Outreach and Education Manager
American Liver Foundation
Pacific Coast Division
5230 Carroll Canyon Road, Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92121
American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, NY 10006
The Pacific Coast Division runs education programs and fundraising events throughout San Diego County and Imperial Valley. The Division also serves the state of Hawaii. Our goal is to educate more people about liver disease and to serve as a resource for liver health information. Help us spread the word by telling everyone you know about the Pacific Coast Division.
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Resources in our area include:
Ask the Experts Forum----
Posted on June 10th 2017
You can watch these recorded presentations on Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HCV/HIV Co-Infection and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.
Marty: A Transplant Success Story----
Posted on April 20th 2017
“I would not be alive if it weren’t for the efforts of my wife Leslie B. Ringold. Her relentless advocacy is the reason that I am here to tell my story,” Marty Porreca said, adamant that his story lead with this acknowledgement.
Ask the Experts Webinar----
Posted on March 8th 2017
You can watch this recorded presentation on "Nutrition and Liver Disease", with webinar presenter Irine Vodkin, MD, Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Diego.
2017 LIVEr Champion – Emma----
Posted on January 1st 2017
Two years ago, our beautiful daughter Emma was a 9 year-old 4th grader when she was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis. For a year or so before she was diagnosed, she was participating in gymnastics and cheer. She would come home from practices complaining about pain in different parts of her body. Emma’s pediatrician chalked it up to growing pains.
KUSI Segment: ALF 40th & NAFLD----
Posted on August 24th 2016
The American Liver Foundation is celebrating 40 years, and with that, Scott Suckow, Executive Director ALF, and Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc, Director NADFLD Research Center talks about the research in non-alcoholic liver disease. Learn more as they discuss what this research is discovering and who should be considered.
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Fundraising events provide us with the essential funding to aid in the research of liver disease. Click on the event links below for more information.
Click on an upcoming event below or view all of our events.
8:00 AM, September 16th, 2017
Intended Audience: RNs, PAs, LVNs, LPNs, NPs, PHNs, Pharm Ds, MDs Clinical & Outreach Staff, Counselors, Case Managers, Program Managers, Patients, Caregivers & Interested Parties. 8 Continuing Education Credits (CEs) Provided for Nurses and Addiction Counselors.
5:30 pm, September 24th, 2017
The 14th Annaul Flavors of San Diego Culinary Gala will be held on Sunday, September 14, 2017 at Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina.
9:00 am, October 14th, 2017
ALF runners at the BootCamp Challenge will enjoy a 3-mile course, with over 50 obstacles.
8:00 AM, October 28th, 2017
A 5K walk/run at the Pier in Oceanside.
Help those who are affected by liver disease, and make friends at the same time. The Pacific Coast Division and our local liver disease communities rely on your support.
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