Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis: What’s New?
Originally presented on February 19, 2015 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
John Hart, MD
Professor of Pathology & Hepatology, University of Chicago
Director, Gastrointestinal & Hepatic Pathology Fellowship, University of Chicago
Dr. John Hart graduated from the University of Iowa Medical School in 1986. He did his pathology residency at U.C.L.A. Medical Center in Los Angeles, followed by a Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology fellowship at the same institution. In 1991 he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago Department of Pathology as an assistant professor, and rose to the rank of full professor in 2004. In 1998 he started a fellowship program in Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Pathology and has served as the director of the program since that time. The fellowship has graduated more than a dozen GI pathologists who are now working in academic pathology departments throughout the United States. Dr. Hart has published more than 180 articles in the fields of gastrointestinal and hepatic pathology and has also authored numerous book chapters. He has lectured throughout the United States and in Europe. His annual three day course on liver pathology, sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Pathology, has run for the last 13 years. He currently is a member of the education committees of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology and of the Rodger Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society.
After this presentation, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the histologic features of nonalcoholic steatoheptitis, including emerging features that may be of prognostic value.
- Understand the role of genetic factors that may be important in the suseptibility to nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
University of Utah School of Medicine, Department of Pathology, and ARUP Laboratories