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ANMS Virtual Symposia: Pearls of Wisdom on Gastroparesis
ANMS Virtual Symposia: Pearls of Wisdom on Gastroparesis

August 17 from 6:00-6:45 pm ET/5:00-5:45 pm CT/3:00-3:45 pm PT

Moderators: Jason Baker, PhD and William L. Hasler, MD

Pearls of Wisdom: Gastroparesis
– Lydia Watts, BS, BA
Michigan Medicine

Aug 17, 2022 06:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Lydia Watts
Speaker: Allied Health Associate @Michigan Medicnie
Lydia Watts graduated from Western Michigan University with a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. She started as a GI Physiology Technologist at Michigan Medicine in January of 2018. Within one year, she became the Lead Technologist in the lab, and has been the supervisor of all Michigan Medicine GI Physiology Labs since April of 2020. During her time at Michigan Medicine, she has grown the EndoFLIP program to serve pediatric and adult patients in the endoscopy suites and operating rooms. In addition to performing these procedures, she has also worked with her physician colleagues on research studies focused on EndoFLIP in the pylorus. Lydia has been able to present these findings around the world, including at conferences in Lisbon, Portugal and Adelaide, Australia.
Jason R. Baker, PhD
Over the past 20 years, my roles consisted of the GI Physiology Laboratory Coordinator, Deputy Director, and Associate Director of the GI Physiology Laboratory at the University of Michigan. Recently, I was the Clinical Research Director at Atrium Health with additional responsibilities as a faculty member of the Division of Gastroenterology and Surgery. Currently, I am the Senior Manager of Clinical Training and Education for AnX Robotica. My research portfolio has included partnering with diverse investigators and inter-disciplinary teams. These projects range from clinically centric, pharmaceutical pathology, and biomedical technology. My research portfolio has allowed me to present abstracts at internal symposiums, national GI scientific meetings, and international GI scientific forums. Over the past 15 years, I have developed educational opportunities for allied health professionals within the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society (ANMS). I have facilitated and devel
William L. Hasler, MD
Co-Moderator @Mayo Clinic - Arizona
Dr. William Hasler is Professor of Medicine at Mayo Clinic Arizona and Emeritus Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Michigan. He has a long-standing interest in clinical care and investigation of conditions with nausea and vomiting including gastroparesis. He has more than 200 publications including authorship on several consensus documents on GI motility disorders such as those published by the Rome Foundation and ANMS. He has been previously funded by the NIH to study gastroparesis, has served as Associate Editor of Gastroenterology, and has mentored several GI fellows and junior faculty at both institutions.