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ANMS Clinical Virtual Symposium: The Doctor-Patient Partnership in Treating Gastroparesis
ANMS Clinical Virtual Symposium: The Doctor-Patient Partnership in Treating Gastroparesis

Wednesday, December 7, 2022 at 6:00 pm ET / 5:00 pm CT / 3:00 pm PT

Moderator, Baha Moshiree, MD and Emily Haller, MS, RDN

Establishing a successful Doctor-Patient partnership from Doctor perspective - Kenneth L. Koch, MD, Wake Forest University’s School of Medicine and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Establishing a successful Patient-Doctor partnership from Patient perspective - Laura A. Dotson, BA, BS, MAT, Patient Advocate and Educator

Discuss diet and the importance of choosing foods and knowledge of stomach function. Will also include Information on drug and device treatments, how to better understand nausea and vomiting and what testing is available.

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Dec 7, 2022 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Kenneth L. Koch, MD
Professor of Medicine @Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist
Dr. Koch has a career-long interest in the electrical activity of the gastrointestinal tract, especially the pacemaker system that controls stomach neuromuscular function. He has published over 175 scientific papers, written three books, and contributed over forty book chapters. His dedication continues as he investigates the causes of nausea and vomiting and seeks specific diet, drug and device treatments for patients suffering from neuromuscular diseases and disorders of the gastrointestinal tract.
Laura A. Dotson, BA, BS, MAT
Patient Advocate and Educator
Laura is a native of North Carolina and a practicing interior designer and educator. She was graduated from Salem College, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and The Prince of Wales’s Institute of Architecture. She also did graduate work at the North Carolina University of Agriculture and Technical University. She was referred to Dr. Kenneth L. Koch after being diagnosed with severe gastroparesis. She is now healed and determined to share her experience to help others.
Baha Moshiree, MD, MS-CI, FACG
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Director of Motility @Wake Forest Medical University and Atrium Health
Baha Moshiree, MD, MS-CI, FACG, is a Clinical Professor of Medicine, Wake Forest Medical University and Director of Motility, in the Division of Gastroenterology at Atrium Health, in Charlotte, NC. She trained at the University of Florida for a combined undergraduate and medical school, later gastroenterology fellowship with a focus on functional bowel diseases and motility disorders. Her expertise and interests are in the diagnosis and management of patients with chronic gastrointestinal illnesses such as gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and constipation with pelvic floor disorders. She has participated in several multinational studies in both IBS and gastroparesis and is part of the international consensus guidelines for gastroparesis.
Emily Haller, MS, RDN
Registered Dietician @University of Michigan
Emily Haller, MS, RDN is an expert in digestive health and medical nutrition therapy for gastrointestinal (GI) disease. Emily is the lead GI dietitian at the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University of Michigan Health, Michigan Medicine where she provides individualized nutrition counseling to patients with a variety of GI conditions.