The Center will be well represented at IFFGD's 10th International Symposium on Functional GI Disorders

The International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD) will be hosing it's 10th International Symposium on Functional GI Disorders (FGID's) on April 12 - 14 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

What is IFFGD?

IFFGD was founded in 1991 and is a non-profit public charity dedicated to education and research.  IFFGD assists physicians, researchers, patients, families, and employers to become aware of the resources available for people affected by functional GI disorders.   For more information on the event or IFFGD, please visit the IFFGD website.

Who is on the IFFGD Advisory Board for North Carolina?

  • William E. Whitehead, PhD
  • Douglas A. Drossman, MD
  • Not a resident of North Carolina or are outside the United States?  Click HERE to see the full list of Advisory Board Members in your area.

 


 

    Drs. William Whitehead, Steve Heymen, and Miranda van Tilburg were invited to speak at the symposium.
    Below is a list of symposia sessions that the Center Faculty will presenting on:
    Center FacultyDay of PresentationTopic of Presentation
    Miranda van
    Tilburg, PhD
    Friday April 12 Treatment of Pain Predominant Pediatric FGID's: Early Life Events: What Are the Implications for Children with FGID's?
    William E. Whitehead, PhD Saturday April 13 Sorting Out Treatments for Constipation: IBS-C v. Chronic Constipation v. Dyssynergia: Is There Really a Difference?
    William E. Whitehead, PhD Saturday April 13 Fecal Incontinence: Definitions, Epidemiology, and Quality of Life Impact.
    Steve Heymen, PhD Saturday April 13 Fecal Incontinence: Conservative Management and Biofeedback.
    William E. Whitehead, PhD
    Sunday April 14 ROME: Question Validation