Emily Couric Memorial Lecture
Cancer in IBD: The Colon and Beyond
Tuesday, October 21
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Terrace Ballroom 3
Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG, has been designated to deliver the Emily Couric Memorial Lecture. Dr. Hanuaer has had a distinguished career in medicine. He is currently the Medical Director of the Digestive Disease Center at Northwestern Medicine and is Professor of Medicine in the Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hanauer is President-elect of the American College of Gastroenterology.
The Emily Couric Memorial Lecture, developed by the ACG, the Virginia Gastroenterological Society and the Old Dominion Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, is in honor of Virginia State Senator Emily Couric who died of pancreatic cancer in October of 2001. Senator Couric was a strong advocate for health care issues, particularly in her instrumental work to pass the nation’s first legislation mandating health insurance coverage for colorectal cancer screening. All who are registered for the Annual Scientific Meeting are encouraged to attend.