Pacific Coast Division

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Scott Suckow
Executive Director

Lauren Smith
Events Manager

Margaret (Peggy) Beers
Community Outreach and Education Manager

American Liver Foundation
Pacific Coast Division
5230 Carroll Canyon Road, Suite 108
San Diego, CA 92121
619-291-5483 Tel
619-295-7181 Fax

American Liver Foundation
39 Broadway, Suite 2700
New York, NY 10006
212-668-1000 Tel
212-483-8179 Fax

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San Diego Union Tribune Story
Posted on October 17th 2017
ALF Executive Director interviewed for "Death Toll in San Diego's Hepatitis A Outbreak Rises to 19" article.

San Diego Union Tribue Op-Ed
Posted on September 21st 2017
San Diego’s public health emergency: Debunking the stigma surrounding Hepatitis A. By Scott Suckow, Executive Director ALF Pacific Coast Division. Link here

September 2017 Newsletter
Posted on September 1st 2017
Check out the September Newsletter from the Pacific Coast Division here! < >

August 2017 Newsletter
Posted on August 1st 2017
Check out the August Newsletter from the Pacific Coast Division here!

KUSI Segment: World Hepatitis Day
Posted on July 28th 2017
KUSI aired a segment on Good Morning San Diego for World Hepatitis Day. Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc, Director NADFLD Research Center & chair of ALF's Medical Advisory Committee and our Executive Director Scott Suckow talked about the current Hepatitis A outbreak in San Diego. Link here

UT San Diego Community Spotlight: Alcohol and the liver
Posted on July 21st 2017
UT San Diego Community Spotlight on July 21, 2017 featured Scott Suckow, Executive Director of the American Liver Foundation, Dr. Tarek Hassanein, Director of the Southern California Liver Centers, and Dana, a patient of Dr. Hassanein’s.

July 2017 Newsletter
Posted on July 1st 2017
Check out the July Newsletter from the Pacific Coast Division here!

Ask the Experts Forum
Posted on June 10th 2017
You can watch these recorded presentations on Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HCV/HIV Co-Infection and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease.

Marty: A Transplant Success Story
Posted on April 20th 2017
“I would not be alive if it weren’t for the efforts of my wife Leslie B. Ringold. Her relentless advocacy is the reason that I am here to tell my story,” Marty Porreca said, adamant that his story lead with this acknowledgement.

Ask the Experts Webinar
Posted on March 8th 2017
You can watch this recorded presentation on "Nutrition and Liver Disease", with webinar presenter Irine Vodkin, MD, Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine, University of California, San Diego.

2017 LIVEr Champion Emma
Posted on January 1st 2017
Two years ago, our beautiful daughter Emma was a 9 year-old 4th grader when she was diagnosed with Autoimmune Hepatitis. For a year or so before she was diagnosed, she was participating in gymnastics and cheer. She would come home from practices complaining about pain in different parts of her body. Emma’s pediatrician chalked it up to growing pains.

KUSI Segment: ALF 40th & NAFLD
Posted on August 24th 2016
The American Liver Foundation is celebrating 40 years, and with that, Scott Suckow, Executive Director ALF, and Rohit Loomba, MD, MHSc, Director NADFLD Research Center talks about the research in non-alcoholic liver disease. Learn more as they discuss what this research is discovering and who should be considered.

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