DAVID Y. GRAHAM LECTURE
Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG
Management of Patients With Colorectal Polyps: A Personalized Approach Based on Etiology
Wednesday, October 10 | 10:20 am – 10:50 am | Terrace Ballroom 2-3
Gain a better understanding of the roles lifestyle, genetics, and polyp characteristics play on the management of patients with colorectal polyps when Dr. Carol Burke presents the ACG David Y. Graham Lecture.
Dr. Carol A. Burke is immediate past president of ACG, and a past president of the Collaborative Group of the Americas on Inherited Colorectal Cancer. She is Vice Chair of the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Cleveland Clinic and has been a staff member there since 1993 after completion of her GI fellowship at the Clinic. She holds joint appointments in the Taussig Cancer Center and the Department of Colorectal Surgery. She is the Director of the Center for Colon Polyp and Cancer Prevention and leads the section of Polyposis in the Sanford R. Weiss, MD Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia. She is internationally known for her expertise in inherited colon cancer syndromes and the prevention of colorectal neoplasia. She has nauthored over 100 publications. She is a visiting professor and invited speaker at national and international conferences on the prevention of colorectal neoplasia and the inherited colon cancer syndromes. She is past associate editor for The American Journal of Gastroenterology, and is a reviewer for many journals.
The Graham Lecturer is chosen by the ACG President and is subject to approval by the ACG Board of Trustees. Established in 2004 in recognition of the many contributions to clinical gastroenterology made by David Y. Graham, MD, MACG, this named lectureship was made possible through a donation by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., and Meretek Diagnostics, Inc.