Annual Scientific Meeting

Fake News and Alternative Facts on Personalized Medicine in IBD (Berk Lecture)

Tuesday, October 9
10:05 AM - 10:35 AM
Location: Terrace Ballroom 2-3 (level 400)

Category: IBD

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 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.

Learning Objectives:

Stephen B. Hanauer

Professor of Medicine
Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Stephen B. Hanauer served as ACG President from 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 the Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine. He is Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Gastroenterology, respectively. He has memberships in several professional societies and is a Fellow of the ACG, AGA, and the ACP. In connection with the AGA, he served as Chair for the Inflammation, Immunology, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Section and the Clinical Practice Section, and subsequently served as Councilor for Clinical Research on the AGA Governing Board. He is a prior member of the Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has served as a Member and Chair of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel for Gastrointestinal Disorders, and is a member and former Chairman of the International Organization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. 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.


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Irving M. Pike

Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer
John Muir Health
Walnut Creek, CA, US

Irving M. Pike, MD, FACG, is currently the Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of John Muir Health located in Walnut Creek in the San Francisco Bay Area of California. Dr. Pike is President of the John Muir Health Specialty Medical Group. He serves as President of the ACG. Dr. Pike is a graduate of the Medical College of Georgia. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency and Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dallas, Parkland Memorial Hospital. He practiced gastroenterology in Virginia Beach, VA, from 1983-2012. Dr. Pike served on the Executive Committee of the Virginia Beach Medical Society as well as serving the society in a term as President. Dr. Pike has served on committees of the ACG and chaired the Practice Management committee. He served as co-chair of the 2005-2006 and 2014-2015 ACG/ASGE Task Force for the development of GI Endoscopic Quality Indicators. He is a past director and past president of GIQuIC.


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