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Program Details

Location: AMN Healthcare 12400 High Bluff Drive
San Diego, CA 92130
Date: September 28, 2019
Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Educational Objectives ALF Liver Wellness Conference

  • Identify the best tests, treatment options and natural progression of HBV
  • Evaluate the effect of HCV on the brain
  • Discuss risk factors, diagnosis and therapy options for Alcoholic Hepatitis
  • Discuss the future impact of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and NASH, or Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis, in adults and in adolescence, diagnosis and treatment alternatives
  • Discuss the best tests, treatment options and natural progression of Pediatric Liver Diseases
  • Discuss the success and complications of Live Donor Liver Transplantation and updates on Liver Transplantation
  • Identify risk factors, diagnosis, management and prognosis for Hepatocellular Carcinoma


8:00 a.m.

Registration, Visit Exhibits

8:55 a.m.

Welcome & Review of Conference Learning Objectives – Terry Cunningham, MAOM; Board of Directors, Chair

9:00 a.m.

HBV – Overview with current and new treatment options – Catherine Frenette, MD; Medical Director Liver Transplantation, Scripps Center Organ Transplantation

9:45 a.m.

HCV – Evaluate the Effect of HCV on the Brain – Ajay Bharti, MD; Division of Infectious Diseases, UC San Diego Health System

10:30 a.m

Alcoholic Hepatitis – Tarek Hassanein, MD; Director Southern CA Liver Centers

11:10 a.m.

Morning Break

11:25 a.m.

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease/NASH – Lisa Richards, MSN, FNP-BC; Hepatology Nurse Practitioner, UC San Diego Health System

12:10 p.m.

Pediatric Liver Diseases – Rohit Kohli, MBBS, MS, FAASLD; Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

12:55 p.m.

Lunch Served

1:30 p.m.

Update on Liver Transplantation – Christopher Marsh, MD, FACS; Div. Head of Scripps Transplant, Scripps Clinic/ Green Hospital

2:15 p.m.

HCC Prevention, Screening and Diagnosis – Yuko Kono, MD, PhD; Clinical Professor Medicine, UC San Diego Health System

3:00 p.m.


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