Announcing Salute to Excellence Dinner Gala 2023!

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 21
2023

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm

TAGLYAN CULTURAL COMPLEX, HOLLYWOOD

MEET LIVER HEALTH FOUNDATION 2022 HONOREES

 Liver Health Foundation thanks our 2022 honorees, sponsors, attendees, and most importantly liver patients for an exciting and exquisite “Salute to Excellence Dinner Gala.”   

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Rohit Kohli, MD, MS, FAASLD, NASPGHAN-F

Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, 

Director, George Donnell Society for Pediatric Scientists

Associates Endowed Chair in Liver & Intestinal Research, Children’s Hospital LA  Professor of Pediatrics (Clinical Scholar) Keck School of Medicine, USC


Presented by Dr. Yuri Genyk:

YURI S. GENYK, MD

Surgical Director, Liver & Intestinal Transplant, CHLA,
Keck School of Medicine, USC

Nicholas N. Nissen, MD, FACS

Director of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery,

Liver Transplantation, Comprehensive Transplant Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

 

Presented by Dr. Kambiz Kosari:

KAMBIZ KOSARI, MD, FACS

Associate Professor, Surgery, Department Of Surgery

Hepatopancreatobiliary and  Liver Tranaplantation Surgery 

Comprehensive Tranplant Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 

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Irene K. Kim, MD FACS

Associate Professor Surgery

Director, Comprehensive Transplant Center

Surgical Director, Kidney Transplantation 

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
 

Accepted by Ms. Jacqueline Harris:

Jacqueline Harris, MSN, FNP-C, APRN, CCTC
Nurse Manager, Liver/Small Bowel Transplant,
UCLA Health

David K. Imagawa MD, PhD

Suzanne Dykema Endowed Chair in Pancreatic Cancer, 

Chief, Division of Hepatobiliary and Pancreas Surgery, 

Professor of Clinical Surgery, Vice Chairman for Academic Affairs, Dept of Surgery, UC, Irvine


Presented by Dr. Fady Kaldas:

Fady M. Kaldas, MD, FACS

Associate Professor Surgery, Kelly Lee Tarantello Chair in Liver Transplantation,
Co-Director, UCLA Heart-Liver Disease Program,

Director, UCLA Adult Liver Transplant Service

Director, UCLA Multi-Organ Transplant & Hepatobiliary Surgery Fellowship Program, Dept of Surgery Division of Liver and Pancreas Transplantation David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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Mr. Thomas Mone

Chief External Affairs Officer

Vice President

OneLegacy Foundation Operation


Presented by Dr. Prasad Garimella:

Prasad Garimella, MD

Chief Executive Officer, OneLegacy

Andrew Baird MSN, RN CCTC

Liver Transplant Coordinator II, UCLA Health 

Accepted by Ms. Janet Gripshover:

Janet Gripshover, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
Nurse Manager, Liver/Small Bowel Transplant,
UCLA Health

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Ms. Molly Clark

Biliary Atresia Patient

Liver Patient Advocate


Presented by Dr. Rohit Kohli:

Rohit Kohli
MD, MS, FAASLD, NASPGHAN-F

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Chef Sharone Hakman

Celebrity Chef

Founder organic food line,
Chef Hak’s

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Thank You 2022 Sponsors

 Thank you for your support in honoring and recognizing the importance of the California based Liver Health Foundation. We are appreciative of your partnership and support and are committed to the liver community in California.

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