J. EDWARD BERK DISTINGUISHED LECTURE
Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG
Fake News and Alternative Facts on Personalized Medicine in IBD
Tuesday, October 9 | 10:05 am – 10:35 am | Terrace Ballroom 2-3
Hear about best practices in IBD and learn how to differentiate the supporting evidence from the current misinformation and misunderstandings that detract from optimal patient care when Dr. Stephen Hanauer presents ACG’s J. Edward Berk Distinguished Lecture.
Stephen B. Hanauer is past President of the ACG (2014-2015). He completed a medical degree, with honors, at the University of Illinois in Chicago. His postdoctoral training included an internship and residency in internal medicine, as well as a fellowship in gastroenterology, at the University of Chicago. He served as the Joseph B. Kirsner Chair Professor of Medicine and was Chief of the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition where he served from 2000-2014. Dr. Hanauer is currently the Medical Director of the Digestive Health Center at Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine and Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine. Dr. Hanauer has authored over 400 peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters, abstracts, monographs, and editorials. He is ex-Editor-in-Chief of Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology and served as Associate Editor (IBD) of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. He is a member of the editorial boards of numerous journals, including The American Journal of Gastroenterology and Inflammatory Bowel Diseases.
About the J. Edward Berk Distinguished Lecture: The J. Edward Berk Distinguished Lecture is awarded to individuals prominent in gastroenterology or a related area. The lecturer is nominated by the ACG President and the appointment is subject to approval by the ACG 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. A nationally and internationally renowned physician and teacher, Dr. Berk also served as ACG President from 1975-1976.