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Promoting Gut Health and Disease Treatment Through Diet and Nutrition

Join a multidisciplinary audience of clinicians and allied health professionals interested in the management atreatment of GI sensitivities and disorders through nutrition.

Food at the Intersection of Gut Health and Disease 

A PROGRAM OF THE AGA INSTITUTE

AUG. 9 & 10, 2019 | PALMER HOUSE | CHICAGO, IL

Food at the Intersection of Gut Health and Disease 

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DAY 1: FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019

7 - 8 a.m.       Breakfast

SESSION 1: Food Intolerances from the Top 

8-9:30 a.m.

Moderators:  Gerard Mullin & TBA (young investigator or RDN)   

8-8:10 a.m.     Introduction and Overview
                        William Chey – University of Michigan

8:10 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. Personalized Nutrition: The Hope, The Hype, The Reality 
                                    Ahmed El-Sohemy – University of Toronto

8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Diet Therapies For GERD: Do They Work?
                                   John Pandolfino – NWU

9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m  Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Man Vs. Food
                                    Evan Dellon – University of North Carolina

9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Q&A 

9:40 – 10 a.m.               Break


SESSION 2: Effect of Food on the Function & Sensation in the GI Tract  

10 – 11:00 a.m.

Moderators:  William D. Chey and a TBD (young investigator or RDN) 

10 – 10:20 a.m.          Role of Nutrients and Other Food Components Interacting In The GI Tract
                                   Jan Tack – Lueven, Belgium

10:20– 10:50 a.m.      Gastroparesis and Functional Dyspepsia – The Same or Different?
                                   Linda Nguyen – Stanford University

10:50 – 11:00 a.m.     Q&A


SESSION 3: FOOD ALLERGY AND PSEUDOALLERGY 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Moderators: Ben Lebwohl and young investigator (John Leung – Tufts) or RDN 

11:00- 11:20 a.m.       Many Tests for Food Allergies Available but Many Are Not Helpful 
                                   Sheila Crowe – University of California, San Diego

 11:20 - 11:40 a.m.     State of The Art Lecture: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: Fact or Fiction?
                                   Matthew Hamilton MD – Harvard University

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Q&A

12:00 -1:15 p.m.                 Lunch

 

SESSION 4: ROLE OF FOOD IN IBS AND OTHER FGID’S 

1:15 -3:05 p.m.

Moderators:  Kate Scarlata – Boston and another speaker/young investigator/RD TBD 

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.         Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements the Good, Bad and The Ugly
                                   Gerard Mullin -Johns Hopkins

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.         Evidence-Based Diet Therapies For IBS: Which Ones for Which Patients?
                                    William Chey – University of Michigan

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.         Educational Tools for Your Practice: Best in Class
                                   Kate Scarlata – Boston University

2:45 – 3:05 p.m.         Q&A

 3:05 – 3:25 p.m.       Break


SESSION 5: DELIVERING NUTRITION WHEN GUT ANATOMY IS ALTERED  

3:25 – 4:45 p.m.

Moderators:  Young investigator(TBD) and Kate Scarlata 

3:25 - 3:45 p.m.         Short Bowel
                                  Carol Parrish, RDN – UVA

3:45 – 4:05 p.m.         Nutrition Management in Bariatric Surgery  
                                   Sam Klein – Washington University

4:05 – 4:25 p.m.         When to Use Enteral Vs Parenteral Nutrition  
                                    John K. DiBaise – Mayo Clinic

4:25-4:45 p.m.           Q&A

 

DAY 2: SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2019

7 - 8 a.m.                   Breakfast


SESSION 6: CELIAC DISEASE AND OTHER WHEAT –RELATED DISORDERS

8 – 9:50 a.m.

Moderators: Young investigator TBD and other faculty TBD (a faculty who attends the meeting) 

 

8- 8:30 a.m.               The Gluten Conundrum – Separating the Wheat from The Chaff 
                                   Alessio Fasano – Harvard University

8:30 – 9:10 a.m.         What’s New on The Horizon for Managing Celiac Disease
                                   Ben Lebwohl – Columbia University

9:10 – 9:30 a.m.         Q&A

9:30 –  9:50 a.m.        Panel Discussion: Incorporating a Dietitian into Your Practice – 
                                   Continue into Lunch   
                                   William Chey & Emily Haller – University of Michigan (Pending*)

9:50 – 10:20 a.m.       Break

 

SESSION 7: ROLE OF NUTRITION IN IBD

10:20 – 11:40 a.m. 

Moderators: Young Investigators TBD and Lisa Ferguson

 

10:20 - 10:50 a.m.     Does Food Cause Symptoms and/or Inflammation in IBD? 
                                   Lisa Ferguson - New Zealand

10:50 – 11:20 a.m.     Diet Therapies for IBD - Where’s the Beef?  
                                   James Lewis – U Penn

11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.         Q&A

11:20 – 11:40 a.m.       Lunch with Q& A, Discussion 

12:00 p.m.                    Conference Adjourns

Agenda

DAY 1: FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019
7 - 8 a.m.       Breakfast

SESSION 1: Food Intolerances from the Top 
8-9:30 a.m.

Moderators:  Gerard Mullin & TBA (young investigator or RDN)   

8-8:10 a.m.     
Introduction and Overview
William Chey – University of Michigan

8:10 a.m. – 8:40 a.m. 
Personalized Nutrition: The Hope, The Hype, The Reality 
Ahmed El-Sohemy – University of Toronto

8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Diet Therapies For GERD: Do They Work?
John Pandolfino – NWU

9:00 a.m. – 9:20 a.m  Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Man Vs. Food
Evan Dellon – University of North Carolina

9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Q&A 

9:40 – 10 a.m.   Break

SESSION 2: Effect of Food on the Function & Sensation in the GI Tract  

10 – 11:00 a.m.

Moderators:  William D. Chey and a TBD (young investigator or RDN) 

10 – 10:20 a.m.  Role of Nutrients and Other Food Components Interacting In The GI Tract
Jan Tack – Lueven, Belgium

10:20– 10:50 a.m.  Gastroparesis and Functional Dyspepsia – The Same or Different?
Linda Nguyen – Stanford University

10:50 – 11:00 a.m.     Q&A


SESSION 3: FOOD ALLERGY AND PSEUDOALLERGY 

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Moderators: Ben Lebwohl and young investigator (John Leung – Tufts) or RDN 

11:00- 11:20 a.m.  Many Tests for Food Allergies Available but Many Are Not Helpful 
Sheila Crowe – University of California, San Diego

11:20 - 11:40 a.m.     State of The Art Lecture: Mast Cell Activation Syndrome: Fact or Fiction?
Matthew Hamilton MD – Harvard University

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.     Q&A

12:00 -1:15 p.m.                 Lunch

 

SESSION 4: ROLE OF FOOD IN IBS AND OTHER FGID’S 

1:15 -3:05 p.m.

Moderators:  Kate Scarlata – Boston and another speaker/young investigator/RD TBD 

1:15 – 1:45 p.m.   Functional Foods and Dietary Supplements the Good, Bad and The Ugly
Gerard Mullin -Johns Hopkins

1:45 – 2:15 p.m.  Evidence-Based Diet Therapies For IBS: Which Ones for Which Patients?
William Chey – University of Michigan

2:15 – 2:45 p.m.   Educational Tools for Your Practice: Best in Class
Kate Scarlata – Boston University

2:45 – 3:05 p.m.         Q&A

 3:05 – 3:25 p.m.       Break


SESSION 5: DELIVERING NUTRITION WHEN GUT ANATOMY IS ALTERED  

3:25 – 4:45 p.m.

Moderators:  Young investigator(TBD) and Kate Scarlata 

3:25 - 3:45 p.m.  Short Bowel
Carol Parrish, RDN – UVA

3:45 – 4:05 p.m.  Nutrition Management in Bariatric Surgery  
Sam Klein – Washington University

4:05 – 4:25 p.m.   When to Use Enteral Vs Parenteral Nutrition  
John K. DiBaise – Mayo Clinic

4:25-4:45 p.m.           Q&A

DAY 2: SATURDAY, AUGUST 10, 2019

7 - 8 a.m.    Breakfast

SESSION 6: CELIAC DISEASE AND OTHER WHEAT –RELATED DISORDERS

8 – 9:50 a.m.

Moderators: Young investigator TBD and other faculty TBD (a faculty who attends the meeting) 

 

8- 8:30 a.m.   The Gluten Conundrum – Separating the Wheat from The Chaff 
Alessio Fasano – Harvard University

8:30 – 9:10 a.m.  What’s New on The Horizon for Managing Celiac Disease
Ben Lebwohl – Columbia University

9:10 – 9:30 a.m.         Q&A

9:30 –  9:50 a.m.        Panel Discussion: Incorporating a Dietitian into Your Practice – Continue into Lunch   
William Chey & Emily Haller – University of Michigan (Pending*)

9:50 – 10:20 a.m.       Break

 

SESSION 7: ROLE OF NUTRITION IN IBD

10:20 – 11:40 a.m. 

Moderators: Young Investigators TBD and Lisa Ferguson

10:20 - 10:50 a.m.   Does Food Cause Symptoms and/or Inflammation in IBD? 
Lisa Ferguson - New Zealand

10:50 – 11:20 a.m.  Diet Therapies for IBD - Where’s the Beef?  
James Lewis – U Penn

11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.   Q&A

11:20 – 11:40 a.m.   Lunch with Q& A, Discussion 

12:00 p.m.       Conference Adjourns

Promoting Gut Health and Disease Treatment Through Diet and Nutrition

Join a multidisciplinary audience of clinicians and allied health professionals interested in the management atreatment of GI sensitivities and disorders through nutrition.