J. Edward Berk Distiguished Lecture

Sleep Effect on GI Health and Disease: Eyes Wide Open?

David A. Johnson, MD, MACG

Tuesday, October 20 • 8:30 am – 9:00 am • Kalakaua Ballroom B

David A. Johnson, MD, MACG,
David A. Johnson,

The J. Edward Berk Distinguished lecture, “Sleep Effect on GI Health
and Disease: Eyes Wide Open?,” to be presented by David A. Johnson,
MD, MACG, will analyze recent data showing sleep affects on
gastrointestinal health and disease. The J. Edward Berk Distinguished
Lecture is awarded to individuals prominent in gastroenterology or
a related area.

The lecturer is nominated by the President and the
appointment is subject to approval by the Board of Trustees. The lectureship was established in recognition of the significant contributions
made by J. Edward Berk, MD, MACG, to clinical gastroenterology during
his long and distinguished clinical and academic career.
Dr. David A. Johnson is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He has published
extensive literature, contributing over 350 articles/chapters/abstracts
in peer-reviewed journals as well as more than 250 invited reviews. He


Media Interview Requests:

Press room and video recording facilities will be available onsite. To arrange an interview with any ACG experts or abstract authors please contact Jacqueline Gaulin of ACG via email jgaulin@gi.org or by phone at 301-263-9000. From Sunday, October 18 – Wednesday, October 21, in ACG Press Room (Room 317B; Phone: (808) 792-6633 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu.