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Transforming gut health in the digital world
In celebration of IBS Awareness Month, the Virtual IBS Summit 2021 shines a light on the broad array of aspects in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome and how it has changed in light of the sudden movement towards a remote life.
IBS may feel like a lonely experience, but you are not alone
What to expect
From learning sessions to patient discussion groups, it's a two-day program filled with useful gut health tips and resources
From the brightest minds in the industry
During insightful Q&A sessions dedicated to you
Be part of a community
Discover people's experiences and have your voice heard
people connected by one mission
insightful and valuable sessions
globally recognised gut health experts
post-event exclusive resource materials
12:00-1:00 PM EDT 17:00-18:00 BST
Remote IBS care in a COVID world: leading your way through chronic illness management
With the healthcare system under immense pressure, chronic GI conditions have sunken down the priority list. From diagnosis to maintaining life with a chronic condition, we discuss how to get the most of every physician visit.
1:00-2:00 PM EDT 18:00-19:00 BST
Nutrition myths: creating a relationship with food you deserve
Finding the right balance for your nutrition can be a challenge, but your relationship with food doesn’t have to be hard. With a few tweaks and an individual approach, the balance between a healthy and delicious diet is easy to get right.
2:00-3:00 PM EDT 19:00-20:00 BST
What is the gut-brain link and how can it help individuals understand and manage their IBS?
Managing IBS goes beyond treating the physical symptoms. But how do you address the root causes within mental wellbeing? We explore the different therapies recognised by the NHS as effective methods of managing IBS.
Meet the speakers
Professor Melissa Hunt
Associate Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
Professor Shanti Eswaran
Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at University of Michigan
Emily Haller, MS, RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at University of Michigan
Dr Kyle Staller
Neurogastroenterologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School
Christina Jagielski, PhD, MPH
Licensed Clinical Health Psychologist, Michigan Medicine - Division of Gastroenterology
Dr Simon Smale
Consultant Physician and Gastroenterologist, Advisor to the
Dr Rabia Lalani
A Gut doctor, Yoga teacher & Hypnotherapist
Sameer K. Berry, MD, MBA
Gastroenterology Fellow at the University of Michigan, Digital Health Researcher
Dr Justin Brandler
University of Michigan Gastroenterology Fellow
Dr Kimberly Harer
Gastroenterologist and Lecturer of Gastroenterology at University of Michigan
Professor Peter Whorwell
Professor of Gastroenterology at University of Manchester
Dr Eric Shah
Assistant Professor at Dartmouth College
About the organisers
A leading digital therapeutics company empowering people to transform their gut health through effective evidence-based digital solutions. Our virtual care programs leverage psychological & behavioural therapies addressing the gut-brain link, proven to dramatically reduce symptoms and improve wellbeing.
The UK’s national charity for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), offering information, advice and support to patients with IBS and working with health care professionals to facilitate IBS self-management.
The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders is a nonprofit organization that helps improve care by enhancing awareness and supporting research into treatments for digestive disorders.