ESOT-ILTS Joint webinars — Session I: How to break barriers in disparities within professional societies

Re-watch How to Break Barriers in Disparities within Professional Societies, the first in a two-webinar series organized by ILTS and ESOT.

November 30, 2023
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Marina Berenguer, MD


Marina Berenguer is a Consultant Hepatologist at La Fe University Hospital in Valencia, Spain, where she is head of the Hepatology and Liver Transplantation Unit. She is also a Full Professor of Medicine at the University of Valencia, Faculty of Medicine, Past President of the International Liver Transplant Society, Research Coordinator within a National Network Research Center in Hepatology, CIBER-EHD, and Coordinator of La Fe University Research Group “Hepatology, Hepatobiliopancreatic surgery, and Transplantation”.

Lauren D. Nephew, MD, MA, MSCE


Dr. Lauren Nephew is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and the Associate Vice Chair of Health Equity for the Department of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is the current chair of the AASLD Inclusion and Diversity Committee. Her NIH-funded research program focuses on understanding how the structural and social determinants of health contribute to disparities in liver disease and developing interventions that improve access to liver transplantation. Dr. Nephew completed Internal Medicine residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Gastroenterology and Liver Transplantation Fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania.

Oya Andacoglu, MD


Dr. Andacoglu is an American Board of Surgery (ABS) certified general surgeon and American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) certified for adult and pediatric liver, kidney, pancreas, intestine transplantation and hepatobiliary surgery. She is an Assistant Professor of Surgery and the Surgical Director of Living Donor Liver Transplant Program at the University of Utah. She has been a member of ILTS-EDI committee since 2020 and she is the current chair. Her research focuses on EDI, and clinical outcomes of liver transplant patients.

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