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Saturday, November 19, 2022

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM EST

Improving Health Outcomes in the Cirrhotic Patient
Robert Brown, MD, MPH

CLDF Independent Symposium (Accredited)

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM EST

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 AM- 8:35 AM EST


Joel Richter, MD

Session I

8:35 AM – 9:05 AM EST          

Chronic Cough and GERD: Are They Related?

Ronnie Fass, MD, MACG


9:05 AM – 9:30 AM EST          

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Diagnosis and Therapy

Michael Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG


9:30 AM – 9:55 AM EST          

Latest Developments in the Treatment of Gastroparesis

Manuel Amaris, MD

9:55 AM – 10:15 AM EST       

Q&A/Panel Discussion


10:15 AM – 10:30 AM EST    


Session II

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM EST       

Complications of Cirrhosis - HE and HRS

Robert Brown, MD, MPH


11:00 AM 11:30 AM EST          

Updates in Cholestatic Liver Disease

Marlyn Mayo, MD

11:30 AM 12:00 PM EST          

Update on Hepatitis B, C & D  

Nancy Reau, MD

12:00 PM – 12:20 PM EST      

Q&A/Panel Discussion


12:20 PM – 12:50 PM EST       

Lunch Break


12:50 PM – 1:35 PM EST        

Stelara®: A First-line Biologic Option* With Real-World Evidence

Charles Sninsky, MD 

Industry-Sponsored Event (Non-accredited)

Sponsored by: Janssen Pharmaceuticals


1:35 PM – 2:35 PM EST          

Parallel Sessions (Select One)

·         GI Woes from Head to Toe

·         Case Studies in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

·         Case Studies in Chronic Liver Disease


2:35 PM – 2:50 PM EST         


Session III

2:50 PM – 3:20 PM EST           

Inflammatory Bowel Disease:

Practical Approaches for Selecting Therapies

Siobhan Proksell, MD


3:20 PM – 4:05 PM EST            

Novel Treatments for Patients with IBS

and Functional Bowel Disorders

William Chey, MD


4:05 PM 4:35 PM EST           

Role of Capsule Endoscopy and Balloon Assisted Enteroscopy in the Diagnosis and Management of Small bowel Disorders

Patrick Brady, MD


4:35 PM 4:50 PM EST            

Q&A/Panel Discussion


4:50 4:55 PM EST            

Meeting Wrap-up




Michael Vaezi, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG (Course Director)

Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology, Associate Chief,

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Director,

Clinical Research and Esophageal Center,

Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee


Manuel Amaris, MD

University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida


Patrick Brady, MD

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida


Robert Brown, MD, MPH

Weill Cornell Medicine
New York City, New York


William Chey, MD

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan


Marlyn J. Mayo, MD

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas


Siobhan Proksell, MD

University of Miami/Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida


Nancy Reau, MD

Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois


Joel Richter, MD

University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida


Ronnie Fass, MD

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio


 The Westin Tampa Waterside
725 South Harbour Island Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33602


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This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Gilead Sciences, Inc.,  Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, 

Phathom Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Salix Pharmaceuticals. 

Jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, 

the Gastrointestinal and Liver Association of the Americas (GALA) and the Texas Liver Institute (TLI).


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