Colon Health: From IBS to IBD

As part of our popular "Medicine in Our Backyard" lecture series featuring internationally recognized UC Irvine Health physicians who discuss research and cutting-edge technology in their various fields of expertise, join us for "Colon Health: From IBS to IBD," presented by Dr. Nimisha K. Parekh, director of the inflammatory bowel disease program at UC Irvine Health, and Dr. Sunhee Park, assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology at the UC Irvine School of Medicine.

Parekh is a board-certified UC Irvine Health internist and gastroenterologist. Her research interests include outcomes in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, clinical trials for new drug therapies to treat IBD, women’s issues and the role of ethnicity in disease outcomes.

Park is a board-certified physician specializing in gastroenterology. She completed an advanced fellowship in inflammatory bowel disease as well as one in gastroenterology and hepatology. Park has conducted several well-known clinical research studies that have been published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.

The 90-minute lecture includes a Q&A.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: FREE

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