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Ask the Experts Worcester- NAFLD November 2018

November 3 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us as we Ask the Experts about NonAlcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. This is a free program intended for patients, family members, caregivers, students, medical providers, and the general public. The program will be held in The Lazare Auditorium at UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus located at 55 N Lake Avenue, Worcester, MA. There is ample parking and a light continental breakfast will be served- click here for campus directions. This program is supported by unrestricted educational grants from pharmaceutical partners.

 

Program Schedule:

9-9:15 a.m. Check-In and Breakfast

 

9:15-9:30 a.m. Welcome Dr. Isabel Zacharias and Lindsay Ventura

 

9-9:30 a.m. Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: NAFLD

Alan Epstein, MD

Roger Williams Medical Center

 

10-10:30 a.m. The Role of Diabetes in Fatty Liver Disease

Julie Chan, MD

Endocrinology and Metabolism, Diabetes Clinic

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

10:30-11 a.m. Getting the Skinny on Fatty Liver Disease

Michelle Rightmeyer, RD

Transplant Dietician

UMass Memorial Medical Center

 

11-11:30 a.m. Bariatric Surgery Options and Fatty Liver Disease

Richard Perugini, MD

Director, Bariatric Surgery

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

11:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Liver Transplantation and Fatty Liver Disease

Babak Movehedi, MD, PhD

Transplant Surgery

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

12 p.m. Wrap-up/adjourn Dr. Isabel Zacharias and Lindsay Ventura

 

Moderated by

Isabel Zacharias, MD

Gastroenterology, Transplant Hepatology

UMass Memorial Medical Center

Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Medical School

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November 3
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8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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UMass Memorial Medical Center, University Campus
55 Lake Ave. Worcester, MA United States + Google Map

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