Liver Matters Conference 2017: Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Update
The Westin Cleveland Downtown
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.REGISTER NOW
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.
This program is intended for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, hepatologists, oncologists, infectious disease specialists, internists, nurses and nurse practitioners.
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
Pierre Gholam, MD; Mousab I. Tabbaa, MD; Nizar Zein, MD
Naim Alkhouri, MD
Maher Azzouz, MD
Rinjal Brahmbat, MD
Pierre M. Gholam, MD
Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD
Mousab I. Tabbaa, MD
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.
The Westin Cleveland Downtown (Directions)
777 Saint Clair Avenue NE
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Contact: Katrina Homer | 317-635-5074 | Email
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