2012 Meeting Presentations

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5:00 - 7:00 pm             WELCOME RECEPTION / POSTER SESSION I



7:00 – 8:00 am              MEET THE PROFESSOR BREAKFAST SESSIONS Ticket Required

1. Quality / Process Improvement in Clinical Practice
Lynn Duffy MD and Esther Israel MD

2. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Liver and Gut Disease
Sonia Michail MD and Philip Rosenthal MD

3. GERD and Impedance (Spanish)
Jamie Belkind-Gerson MD and Marina Orsi MD

4. Upper Gastrointestinal Tract Functional Disorders: Aerophagia, Rumination, Gastroparesis
Leonel Rodriguez MD, MS and Manu Sood MD

5. Management and Monitoring of Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Sandeep Gupta MD and Vincent Mukkada MD

6. Ulcerative Colitis: Challenging Cases
Robert Baldassano MD and Ian Leibowitz MD

7. Diagnosis and Treatment of Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis in Children
Kenneth Cox MD

8. Career Development for Women in Academic Medicine
Linda Book MD and Cara Mack MD

8:15 – 10:00 am           PLENARY SESSION I
Moderators: Kathleen Schwarz MD and Sohail Husain MD

8:15 – 8:30 am             Welcome
Kathleen Schwarz MD, NASPGHAN President

8:30 – 9:00 am             Basic Science Year in Review
John Barnard MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital

9:00 – 9:30 am             Research Awards: Oral Abstract Presentations

9:30 - 10:00 am            Keynote Speaker: Waiting For The Next Shoe To Drop - Health Care Reform and the Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Edward B. Clark MD, Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Utah and Chief Medical Officer at Primary Children’s Medical Center

10:30 – 12:00 pm          CONCURRENT SESSION I
1. Common Problems in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Moderators: Neal LeLeiko MD, PhD and Jonathan Teitelbaum MD

The 100kg 10 Year Old: What to Do…
 Miriam Vos MD, MSPH, Emory University
Desperation with Aspiration: The Role of Reflux in the Aspirating Child
Rachel Rosen MD, Children’s Hospital Boston
Childhood Diarrhea: Allergy, Food Intolerance, Eosinophilic Inflammation or Something Else?
Chris Liacouras MD, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia

2. Endoscopy
Moderators: Douglas Fishman MD and Antonio Quiros MD
Complications of Pediatric Endoscopy and Colonoscopy
Petar Mamula MD, Children’s Hospital Philadelphia
Management of the Difficult Polyp
Steven Erdman MD, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
 Surveillance and Management of Barrett’s Esophagus
Douglas Adler MD, University of Utah

3. Research Session I: Intestinal Disorders
Moderators: Ivan Fuss MD and Jiliu Xu MD

Oral Abstract Presentations

State of the Art Lecture – Mucosal Immunology: Manipulating Human Regulatory Cell Pathways in Intestinal Inflammation
Scott Snapper MD, PhD, Children’s Hospital Boston, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

12:00 - 2:00 pm            HANDS ON ENDOSCOPY Registration required
Organizer: Marsha Kay MD

12:15 - 2:15 pm            POSTER SESSION II

2:30 – 4:00 pm             CONCURRENT SESSION II

1. Virtual Hepatitis C (See Ticket for Room) Advanced registration required
Coordinators: Melanie Griefer MD and Alan Leichtner MD Presenter: Daneil Leung MD, Texas Children’s Liver Center

Moderators: Scott Elisofon MD, Regino Gonzalez-Peralta MD, Nitika Gupta MBBS, DCH, DNB, MRCP, Cara Mack MD, Michael Narkewicz MD, Philip Rosenthal MD, Kathleen Schwarz MD

2. Clinical Session III: C Difficile and Opportunistic Infections
Moderators: Marian Pfefferkorn MD and Rebecca Scherr MD
Controversies in the Diagnosis of C. Difficile
Mitchell Cohen MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Medical Treatment of Recurrent, Refractory, or Resistant C. Difficile
George Russell MD, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

Opportunistic Infections in the Immunocompromised Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patient
Stephen Guthery MD, University of Utah and Primary Children's Medical Center

3. Research Session II: Pancreas/Nutrition
Moderators: Christopher Duggan MD, MPH and Jeffrey Rudolph MD

Oral Abstract Presentations

State of the Art Lecture – Insight Into Critical Care Nutrition
Justine Turner MD, University of Alberta

4:15 - 5:15 pm                AWARDS CEREMONY
6:00 – 8:00 pm               PRACTITIONERS’FORUM
5:30 - 9:00 pm                LASPGHAN FORUM & RECEPTION
                                        Dr. Richard Noel
                                        Dr. Leonel Rodríguez
7:00 - 9:00 pm                TRAINING PROGRAM DIRECTORS MEETING

7:00 – 8:00 am                MEET THE PROFESSOR BREAKFAST SESSIONS Ticket Required

9. Bariatric Surgery for Obesity: Pre-op and Post-op Management             
Stavra Xanthakos MD and Stephanie Abrams MD

10. Hot Topics in Parenteral Nutrition                                                           
Beth Carter MD and Christopher Duggan MD, MPH

11. Challenging Cases in Crohn’s Disease                                
Cary Sauer MD and Harland Winter MD

12. Advocacy for the Pediatric Gastroenterologist: NASPGHAN’s Current Initiatives
Camille Bonta MHS, Maria Oliva-Hemker MD and John Snyder MD

13. Progress in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Neonatal Cholestasis                         
Binita Kamath MD and Mike Leonis MD, PhD

14. The Child with Difficult to Treat Constipation: Where Do We Go From Here?
Joseph Croffie MD and Claudio Morera MD

15. Nutritional Management of Chronic Liver Disease (Spanish)
Norberto Rodriguez-Baez MD and Rene Romero Jr. MD

16. Pancreatic Enzymes: Use and Misuse
James Heubi MD and Aliye Uc MD

17. Behind the Scenes at Medical Journals: How to Get Your Research Paper Published
Athos Bousvaros MD, MPH, Neera Gupta MD and Melvin Heyman MD, MPH

8:15 - 9:30 am                  PLENARY SESSION II
Moderators: Athos Bousvaros MD, MPH and William Balistreri MD

Clinical Research: The Year in Review
William Balistreri MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Oral Abstract Presentations

9:30 - 10:00 am                ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

10:00 – 12:00 pm             HANDS ON ENDOSCOPY Registration required
Organizer: Marsha Kay MD, Cleveland Clinic

10:30 – 12:00 pm             CONCURRENT SESSION III

1. Billing and Coding for the Pediatric Gastroenterologist Registration Required
Kathleen Mueller, McVey Associates

2. Maintenance of Certification Questions and Answers
Moderator: Jeannie Huang MD, MPH, University of California San Diego/Rady Children’s Hospital

3. Clinical Session IV: Clinical Potpourri
Moderators: Ian Leibowitz MD and Ann Scheimann MD

NASH: What Can One GI Clinician Do?
Rohit Kohli MD MS, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Queasy not Cwazy: Chronic Nausea: Not all in Your Head
Robert Issenman MD, McMaster Children's Hospital Hamilton HSC

Failure to Thrive: What the Expert Needs to Know
Praveen Goday MBBS, Medical College of Wisconsin

4. Research Session III: Inflammatory Bowel Disease I - Oral Abstracts and State of the Art Lecture
Moderators: Lee (Ted) Denson MD and Ashish Patel MD

Oral Abstract Presentations

State of the Art Lecture – Evolution of Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Research Lessons Learned
Subra Kugathasan MD, Emory Children’s Center

5.  Hands on Motility – Anorectal Manometry Registration required
Organizer: Joseph Croffie MD, Riley Hospital for Children

12:00 – 1:45 pm                POSTER SESSION III

2:00 – 3:30 pm                  CONCURRENT SESSION IV  

1. Clinical Session V: Chronic Disease in Underserved Populations
Moderators: Valeria Cohran MD and Michael Narkewicz MD

Intestinal Failure: Epidemiology and Management Strategies
Conrad Cole MD, MPH, MSc, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

Hepatitis B Infection: An Update
Norberto Rodriguez-Baez MD, Southwestern Medical Center

Cowboys and Indians: Mitochondrial Hepatopathy and Microvillious Inclusion Disease in the Navajo
Stephen Holve MD, Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation

2. Research Session IV: Inflammatory Bowel Disease II
Moderators: Kara Gross Margolis MD and Sudipta Misra MD

Oral Abstract Presentations

State of the Art Lecture – Genetic and Functional Studies in Infantile and Very-Early Onset IBD: NEOPICS
Alexio Muise MD, PhD, FRCPC, The Hospital for Sick Children

3. Research Session V: Motility/Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Oral Abstracts and State of the Art Lecture
Moderators: John Fortunato MD and Manu Sood MD

Oral Abstract Presentations

State of the Art Lecture – Uncovering Visceral Hyperalgesia
Adrian Miranda MD, Medical College of Wisconsin

3:45 – 5:15 pm              CONCURRENT SESSION V

1. Clinical Session VI: International Medicine
Moderators: Christopher Duggan MD, MPH and Marina Orsi MD

Nutritional, Metabolic and Gastrointestinal Complications in Pediatric HIV Infection
Tracie Miller MD, University of Miami School of Medicine

North American Health Systems: Comparison and Impact
Armando Madrazo MD, Hospital de Pediatria Centro Medico Nacional Siglo XXI.IMSS

Update on Acute Diarrhea in Developing Countries: Oral Rehydration, Refeeding, Probiotics, and Beyond
Debora Duro MD, MS, University of Miami

2. Clinical Session VII: What Do I Do With These Test Results? (Pros & Cons)
Moderators: Howard Baron MD and James Daniel MD

The Great TP Metabolite Debate: Totally Goshdarn Needless (TGN) vs. Medical Management Prerequisite (MMP) Keith Benkov MD, Mount Sinai Medical Center vs. Warren Bishop MD, University of Iowa Children's Hospital

Gallbladder Scintigraphy: Useful Test or Waste of Money?
Samuel Nurko MD, Children’s Hospital Boston, vs. Manu Sood MD

3. Research Session VI: Liver Disease
Moderators: Naim Alkhouri MD and Mike Leonis MD, PhD

Oral Abstract Presentations

State of the Art Lecture – Alagille Syndrome: Recent Advances and Ongoing Challenges
Binita Kamath MD, The Hospital for Sick Children

5:30 – 6:30 pm               GI JEOPARDY FOR FELLOWS AND FACULTY
Host: Norberto Rodriguez-Baez MD

7:00 – 11:00 pm             SOCIAL EVENT