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Pancreas Education Day

Saturday January 7, 2012
7:30 am to 12:15 pm

Registration Required

Organization: Gastroenterology and Hepatology

If you or a loved one is affected by pancreatitis or pancreatic cancer and want to find out more about these diseases, mark your calendar to attend this free event.
Registration is required because space is limited. Breakfast and snacks will be served.

Program Schedule

  • 7:30-8:00 Breakfast and Registration
  • 8:00-8:15 Welcome and pancreas basics
    Timothy Gardner, MD, Gastroenterology


  • 8:15-8:30 What is pancreatitis?
    Stuart Gordon, MD, Gastroenterology
  • 8:30-8:45 Managing pain in chronic pancreatitis
    Gil Fanciullo, Pain Management
  • 8:45-9:00 Surgery for pancreatitis
    Kerrington Smith, MD, Surgical Oncology
  • 9:00-9:15 Question and Answers
  • 9:15-9:30 Health Break


  • 9:30-9:45 What is pancreatic cancer?
    Marc Pipas, MD, Medical Oncology
  • 9:45-10:00 Chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer
    Margit McGowan, DO, Medical Oncology
  • 10:00-10:15 Radiation therapy for pancreatic cancer
    Baseem Zaki, MD, Radiation Oncology
  • 10:15-10:30 Surgery for pancreatic cancer
    Thomas Colacchio, MD, Surgical Oncology
  • 10:30-10:45 Question and Answers
  • 10:45-11:00 Health Break


  • 11:00-11:15 Nutrition in pancreatic disease
    Jeannine Mills, RD, Nutrition
  • 11:15-11:45 How palliative care can help
    Ira Byock, MD, Palliative Care
  • 11:45-12:00 Question and Answers
  • 12:00-12:15 Closing
    Timothy Gardner, MD

Registration is free. Please fill out the online registration form.

If you have questions about this event, please call (603) 650-6472 or email stacey.l.wilk@hitchcock.org.

This event will be held at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Auditoriums E and F.