Celiac Disease and Gluten-Related Disorders
Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Thursday, May 22, 2014
8:00 AM: Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall
Speaker & Info
Peter H.R. Green, MB, BS (Hons), MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
Department of Medicine
Director of the Celiac Disease Center
Repeated at 12:15 pm, Cherkasky Auditorium, Montefiore Medical Center.
Accreditation: Albert Einstein College of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1 credit towards the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Dr. Peter Green was born in Sydney, Australia and received his medical degrees from the University of Sydney. He completed further training in gastroenterology in Sydney and at the Beth Israel Hospital and Harvard Medical School in Boston. He also completed a visiting fellowship in medicine at Presbyterian Hospital in New York and a faculty position at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he is currently a Professor of Clinical Medicine and Director of the Celiac Disease Center.
Objectives - After attending this activity, participants will be able to:
- Understand the changing epidemiology of celiac disease
- Appreciate the spectrum of the gluten related disorders
- Understand the clinical significance of celiac disease
- Appreciate the methods of diagnosis of celiac disease and why it is under diagnosed
Division of Allergy/Immunology (Department of Medicine)