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Why am I never on the same page as my doctor about hemochromatosis?
July 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT
We are pleased to present the second session in our Membership Lecture Series! This session features Dr. Paul Adams on the topic of “Why am I never on the same page as my doctor about hemochromatosis?” A time for question and answers will follow the presentation.
Dr. Paul Adams, MD, FRCP(C)-Professor of Medicine, Western University, London, Ontario, has a special research interest in the study of genetic hemochromatosis. He has previously been the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology (2005-2010) and the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology at Western (2007-2017). He has been funded continuously by the National Institute of Health (Bethesda, MD) for the past 19 years. He currently has 344 publications including papers in the New England Journal of Medicine, Nature Genetics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Annals of Internal Medicine, and Lancet. He has received the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In 2010 he received the Gold Medal from the Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver and the Canadian Liver Foundation. In October 2013 he was awarded an Honorary Fellowship with Distinction from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland for lifetime research contributions to the field of hemochromatosis. He has an honorary Fellowship from the American Association for the Study of the Liver (AASLD 2014). In 2019, he received the Marcel Simon Award presented in Heidelberg,Germany (May 2019) for lifetime research achievement in hemochromatosis, and the Canadian Liver Foundation 50th Anniversary Gold Medal. He is the CASL Visiting Professor for 2019.
We wish to create podcasts of this session to provide additional resources for those suffering from hereditary hemochromatosis. Please consider making a donation to support this effort or joining our membership to strengthen the voice and capacity of the Canadian Hemochromatosis Society.