Live! By Loews

Arlington, Texas
Friday, June 17, 2022 - Saturday, June 18, 2022



*Agenda is subject to change.

Friday, June 17, 2022

12:30 PM -12:50 PM CDT

Lunch and Registration

12:50 PM- 1:00 PM CDT


Session I

1:00 PM – 1:25 PM CDT

Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency: Good Gland Gone Bad

Lawrence Schiller, MD

1:25 PM – 1:50 PM CDT

What’s New With ERCP?

Jay Yepuri, MD

1:50 PM - 2:15 PM CDT

Updated Guidelines on GERD Management

Stuart Spechler, MD

2:15 PM – 2:40 PM CDT

Latest Developments in the Treatment of Gastroparesis

Richard McCallum, MD

2:40 PM – 2:55 PM CDT

Q&A / Panel Discussion

2:55 PM – 3:10 PM CDT


Session II

3:10 PM – 3:35 PM CDT

Update on Hepatitis B, C & D
(Includes Treatment and Hep B Vaccines)

Nancy Reau, MD

3:35 PM – 4:00 PM CDT

Beyond Hepatitis A Through D:

Unusual Cases of Viral Hepatitis (CMV, Hep E, Herpes)

Mack Mitchell, MD

4:00 PM – 4:25 PM CDT

Q&A / Panel Discussion

4:25 PM – 5:25 PM CDT

Industry-Sponsored Event (Accredited)

New Advances in NASH Diagnostics and Prognostics
Nancy Reau, MD

5:25 PM - 7:00 PM CDT

Conference Reception

Saturday, June 18, 2022

7:45 AM – 8:30 AM CDT

Industry-Sponsored Event

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM CDT

Breakfast and Registration

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM CDT


Session III

9:10 AM – 9:35 AM CDT

Overcoming Antibiotic Resistance:
New Approaches to
H. pylori and C. difficile

Lawrence Schiller, MD

9:35 AM – 10:00 AM CDT

Novel Treatments for Patients with IBS and

Functional Bowel Disorders

Darren Brenner, MD

10:00 AM – 10:25 AM CDT

Positioning New Therapies for IBD    

Stephen Hanauer, MD 

10:25 AM – 10:45 AM CDT

Q&A / Panel Discussion

10:45 AM – 11:00 AM CDT


11:00 AM – 11:40 AM CDT

Parallel Sessions (Select One)

  • GI Woes From Head to Toe

  • Case Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

  • Case Studies in Chronic Liver Disease
    (Pediatric, NAFLD/NASH, Cholestatic)

  • Case Studies in Chronic Liver Disease
    (Alcohol, HCC, Portal Hypertension)


11:40 AM – 12:10 PM CDT

Lunch Break

12:10 PM -12:55 PM CDT

Industry-Sponsored Event (Non-accredited) 

Changing the Course of Crohn's Disease

Stephen B. Hanauer, MD

Sponsored By: Janssen Pharmaceuticals

12:55 PM - 1:10 PM CDT


Session IV

1:10 PM – 1:35 PM CDT

Management of Chronic Liver Diseases That Span

Childhood to Adulthood

Nitika Arora Gupta, MD

1:35 PM – 2:00 PM CDT

Latest Developments in the Diagnosis and

Treatment of NAFLD/NASH

Eric Lawitz, MD

2:00 PM – 2:25 PM CDT

Alcoholism, Alcoholic Liver Disease, and Transplant 

Mack Mitchell, MD

2:25 PM – 2:45 PM CDT

Q&A / Panel Discussion

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM CDT


Session V

3:00 PM – 3:20 PM CDT

Portal Hypertension and Complications with Focus on

HE, HRS and Varices

David Bernstein, MD

3:20 PM – 3:45 PM CDT

Advances in Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC) Management

Nicole Rich, MD

3:45 PM – 4:10 PM CDT

Updates in Cholestatic Liver Disease

Marlyn Mayo, MD

4:10 PM – 4:35 PM CDT

Q&A / Panel Discussion

4:35 PM – 4:45 PM CDT

Meeting Wrap-up




Lawrence Schiller, MD

Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship
Baylor University Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Mack Mitchell, MD

Vice President for Medical Affairs

UT Southwestern
Dallas, Texas



David Bernstein, MD

Northwell Health
Manhasset, New York


Nitika Arora Gupta, MD

Emory University School of Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia


Eric Lawitz, MD

The Texas Liver Institute
San Antonio, Texas


Richard McCallum, MD 

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
El Paso, Texas


Nicole Rich, MD

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Darren M. Brenner, MD

Northwestern Medicine
Chicago, Illinois


Stephen Hanauer, MD

Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois


Marlyn J. Mayo, MD

University of Texas Southwestern
Dallas, Texas


Nancy Reau, MD

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois


Stuart Spechler, MD

Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas


Jay Yepuri, MD

Digestive Health Associates of Texas
Bedford, Texas



Live! By Loews
1600 E Randol Mill Rd

Arlington, TX 76011

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