Free NFCA Webinar: Celiac Disease and Its Effects on the Body


Here at NFCA, we commonly get questions about how celiac disease impacts the body. It is important to understand the conditions associated with celiac disease, the bodily impact of celiac disease in those who are asymptomatic, and the long-term risks of developing other conditions once diagnosed with celiac disease. But, with over 300 signs, symptoms and related conditions we realize it can be a little overwhelming to wrap your head around!  To get the full scoop, join NFCA and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital’s Dr. Anthony DiMarino as we unravel some of your most common questions

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014

Where: Your computer

Time: 8:00 p.m. EST/5:00 p.m. PST

Speaker: Dr. Anthony DiMarino, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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About the Panelist

Dr. Anthony DiMarinoDr. Anthony DiMarino, Chief, Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Anthony J. DiMarino Jr., MD attended the University of Pennsylvania, and earned his medical degree from Hahnemann Medical College, where he was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society. He completed his internal medicine residency and fellowship in gastroenterology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and served on its full-time faculty. Dr. DiMarino was named the William Rorer Professor of Medicine and chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in 1996.

A Preeminent consultative gastroenterologist, Dr. DiMarino has been honored as “Physician of the Year” by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America and as a “Top Doc” in Philadelphia Magazine from 1991 through 2013. He is a Fellow in the American Gastroenterological Association. In 2006 through 2013 he was named by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. As one of America’s “Best doctors” in 2012, he was appointed to the 6 person National United Healthcare Gastrointestinal Scientific Advisory Board. In July 2012, Dr. DiMarino was appointed to the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Board of Trustees. He is especially interested in Adult Celiac Disease and is the founder of the first Adult Celiac Center in Philadelphia, which is currently at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital.

As the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Jefferson, Dr. DiMarino directs the clinical program, whose 33-physician clinical faculty evaluates over 45,000 patients and produces over 90 publications and over 200 oral presentations annually. The Division is responsible for the gastroenterology/hepatology education of Jefferson Medical College students, internal medicine residents and gastrointestinal fellows. Throughout Dr. DiMarino’s career, he has educated and trained over 100 Fellows in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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