Autoimmune Liver Disease & You (2017)

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Onsite registration is available. Please see the registration desk upon arrival. (Payment by Checks only please.) Thank you for your interest in this valuable program.

Autoimmune Liver Disease & You (2017)

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Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia 5501 Old York Road Braemer Education Building, 2nd Floor Gouley Auditorium Philadelphia, PA 19131

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Autoimmune Liver Disease & You
Autoimmune Hepatitis
Primary Biliary Cirrhosis
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis

9:00 - 9:30am Registration/ Light Breakfast

9:30 - 9:35am Welcome / Overview
Victor J. Navarro, MD

9:35 - 10:00am Normal and Abnormal Liver Function
I. When Transplant Becomes Necessary
II. The Importance of the Immune System and the Liver
Eyob L. Feyssa, MD, MPH, FACP, & Maria G. Scannell, PA-C

10:00 - 10:15am Autoimmune Hepatitis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments
Richard DePalma, DO

10:15 - 10:30am Primary Biliary Cholangitis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments
Simona Rossi, MD

10:30 - 10:45am Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatments
Richard Kalman, MD

10:45 - 11:00am Question & Answer Session
Eyob L. Feyssa, MD, MPH, FACP

11:00 - 11:15am Break

11:15 - 11:30am Immunosuppressive Medications and Their Side Effects
Jennifer Vidal, PharmD

11:30 - 11:50am Living Successfully with Liver Disease: Support, Nutrition, & Education
Danielle Zolotnitsky, RD, LDN

Megan M. Vennalil, RN

11:50 - Noon Question & Answer Session / Closing Remarks
Eyob L. Feyssa, MD, MPH, FACP & Maria G. Scannell, PA-C

* Light refreshments will be provided.

Questions / Special Needs (physical, dietary, etc.)
Please contact Helene Shields prior to the event at (215) 456-2480.

Complimentary Parking:
Please bring your ticket to the registration table for validation.

Campus Directions:
Park in Korman Garage (Right side of Hospital's main entrance). Enter the hospital from Korman Garage and make a right. Proceed down the hallway, through the double doors
and make a left into the Braemer Education Building. Please go to second floor.
The Gouley Auditorium is straight ahead.

This activity is sponsored by Einstein Healthcare Network in collaboration with the
American Liver Foundation.