Johns Hopkins University’s Associate Professor of Surgery, Michael
R. Marohn, D.O., F.A.C.S., will attend an upcoming seminar, titled “The
A to Z’s of IBD: All you wanted to know about Inflammatory Bowel
Disease but were afraid to ask,” to discuss surgical issues related
to the disease, which affects some 600,000 Americans.
Dr. Marohn, a retired Air Force Colonel, was an associate and vice chair
of the surgery department at the Uniformed Services University (USU) in
Bethesda, Md. A co-founder of the USU Department of Defense Tri-Service
Videoendoscopic Surgery Program, Dr. Marohn has an interest in minimally
invasive surgeries and an extensive background in diseases and disorders
of the colon.
Sponsored by Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, the seminar
will include information about new medical research, pediatric IBD, surgery,
and emotional issues related to IBD. The seminar will be moderated by
Atlantic General Hospital gastroenterologist Jerrold Canakis, M.D. and
Karen R. Shipman, LCSW-C, clinical director of Worcester Youth and Family
The event, which includes light dinner fare, is free and open to the public.
All ages are welcome.
Thursday, April 26, 2007
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
10514H Racetrack Road, Berlin, MD
To reserve a space, call Dee Jackman at 1-877-807-5271 or register online
by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Space is limited and will be filled
on a first come, first serve basis.