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Liver Matters Conference 2017: Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Update

Liver Matters Conference 2017: Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Update

The Westin Cleveland Downtown
Cleveland, Ohio
September 9, 2017

The Liver Matters Conference provides a forum for the presentation and discussion of an identified trending topic related to liver disease and treatment by experienced course coordinators and faculty. This program is intended for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, oncologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, nurses and nurse practitioners. Online registration is required.

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Background and Objectives

The objective of Cleveland’s annual Liver Matters program is to provide a forum for the presentation and discussion of an identified trending topic related to liver disease and treatment by experienced course coordinators and faculty. It is presented by the Heartland Division Cleveland Medical Advisory Committee in collaboration with the Cleveland Clinic, North Shore Gastroenterology and University Hospitals Case Medical Center.


Target Audience

This program is intended for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, oncologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, nurses and nurse practitioners.


Agenda

7:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast/Exhibits Open

7:50 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks, Mousab I. Tabbaa, MD

8:00 a.m. True Natural History- Autopsy vs Haney’s Data

8:40 a.m. NASH and Cardiovascular Disease– Is NASH the New Measure of Metabolic Syndrome? Does NASH/NAFLD = Insulin Resistance?

9:20 a.m. Managing Obesity– Medical, Endoscopic, and Surgical

10:00 a.m. Break and Exhibits

10:20 a.m. NASH and Cancer Risk– Is BMI Everything?

11:00 a.m. Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Orthotopic Liver Transplant

11:20 a.m. State of the Art Lecture: Novel Therapy of NASH– Blocking the Pathways

12:00 p.m. Lunch/Case Studies/Q&A

1:00 p.m. Adjourn


Faculty

Pierre Gholam, MD; Mousab I. Tabbaa, MD; Nizar Zein, MD


Speakers

Naim Alkhouri, MD

Maher Azzouz, MD

Rinjal Brahmbat, MD

Pierre M. Gholam, MD

Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD

Mousab I. Tabbaa, MD


Registration

Pre-registration is required and online registrations accepted only. Registrations must be received by Tuesday, September 5, 2017. There is a required $30 registration fee for all attendees, which must be paid during online registration. All proceeds benefit the American Liver Foundation. Your $30 registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, and five CME accredited sessions.


Location

The Westin Cleveland Downtown (Directions)
777 Saint Clair Avenue NE
Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Contact: Katrina Homer | 317-635-5074 | Email


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