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April 3, 2013 - April Med School Café - 'The Ups and Downs of GERD'
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The April Med School Café lecture will feature Dr. David Gremse, professor and chair of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.

His lecture, titled “The Ups and Downs of GERD,” will take place April 16, 2013, at the USA Faculty Club on USA’s main campus. Lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m., and the presentation begins at noon.

Dr. Gremse will lecture on gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a chronic digestive disease that occurs when stomach acid flows back into the esophagus. During the talk he will include information on the symptoms and diagnosis of GERD, as well as available treatment options.

Dr. Gremse earned his medical degree from the USA College of Medicine in 1983. He completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the USA Medical Center and his fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati. In addition, he was a research fellow in the division of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Research Foundation.

The Med School Café lecture and lunch are provided free of charge, but reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call Kim Partridge at (251) 460-7770 or e-mail kepartridge@usouthal.edu.

Med School Café is a free community lecture series sponsored by the USA Physicians Group. Each month, faculty from the USA College of Medicine share their expertise on a specific medical condition, providing insight on the latest treatment available.

Click here to view past Med School Café lectures.

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