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November Biomed/Biotech SIG Meeting  

Where
Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

When
Nov 5, 2009    6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Liver Cancer-Free National Campaign

Presented by
Mark Li, MD, F.A.C.S.G.
Maryland Community Health Resource Commission

Thursday, November 5, 2009

6:00 - 6:20 PM: Networking and Pizza/ soft drink and networking
6:20 - 8:50 PM: Program (Break at 7:30 PM)
8:50 - 9:00 PM: Door-prize drawing and networking
Open and free to the public

Location: Kelly’s Deli Conference Center, 7519 Standish Place, Rockville, MD 20855
Driving directions from I-270 (N or S bound):  
Take Exit 9A and exit from the first right exit.
Turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.
Turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355).
Turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.
Turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb’s Branch Dr.
Turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place.
(The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking)
The conference room is on the first floor with its entrance opposite to the left side of building main entrance.

Registration: For headcount purpose, please register here by Thursday noon, November 5, 2009.

For registration problems or further information contact Dr. George Chang, Co-Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, at gchang2008@yahoo.com or call 240-793-8425.

Presentation Summary:

Hepatitis B virus, second only to tobacco, is a major cause of human cancers. The current approaches for diagnosis treatment for hepatitis B infection and liver cancers and the national efforts in combating liver cancers will be introduced and discussed. An urgent need for funding to NIH and CDC on viral hepatitis is critically important.

Speakers’ Biography: Mark Li, MD, F.A.C.S.G.

Dr. Mark K. Li has been a primary care physician for the past 25 years. A native of Hong Kong, he received his BA in Social Science from the University of California at Berkeley in 1972, and his medical degree from the University of Hong Kong in 1977. Dr. Li is board certified by the American Board of Geriatric Medicine, and a Fellow of both the American College of Specialists in Geriatrics and the American College of Ethical Physicians.

He is a speaker for over 10 organizations covering topics such as diabetes, hypertension, dyslipidemia, osteoporosis, infectious disease, prostate health and last but not the least, hepatitis B.  Dr. Li presently serves as the President of the Chinese American Medical Society, Mid Atlantic Chapter. In October, 2009 Governor O’Malley appointed Dr. Li to be a member of the Maryland Community Health Resource Commission.