Neurological and Psychological Implications in Celiac Disease

April 23, 2022
Bringing together experts from around the country, this activity will offer insight into a variety of experiences and research as well as provide highlights of the most current information by experts in the field relating to the neurological and psychological implications of celiac disease. It will provide information about potential new therapies and the latest research, and it will educate participants about the future of this disease so they can provide better care to their patients.
Celiac Disease Center
This activity is brought to you by the Celiac Disease Center.
 Learn more by visiting their website here.
Celiac Disease Foundation
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Celiac Disease Foundation. Learn more at

Target Audience

This activity is designed for physicians, nurses, pharmacists, dietitians, researchers, other healthcare professionals, and patients dedicated to improving the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the evidence-based approach to diagnosing and managing the neurological and psychological implications of celiac disease;
  • Identify the neurological and psychological complexities associated with celiac disease;
  • Describe treatment plans that can address the neurological and psychological needs of patients with celiac disease;
  • Name new advances in treating the neurological and psychological implications of celiac disease;
  • Analyze why a gluten-free diet is a critical component of celiac disease treatment.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Medical Knowledge
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Rachel Lieberman
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
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Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 Participation
Event starts: 
04/23/2022 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
04/23/2022 - 1:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 

8:30 a.m. Ritu Verma, MD, Medical Director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Welcome and Introduction of speakers

8:45 – 9:15 a.m. Hilary Jericho, Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Medicine
Discussing Pediatric Neurological Manifestations

9:15 – 9:45 a.m. Sarah Keedy, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Chicago
A deeper look into the Brain Fog Study and the criteria for the study  

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Lori Welstead, RD, University of Chicago Medicine
Discussing Truths and Myths - Discuss Gluten Free Diet, Vitamins and Supplement in relation to Neurological Manifestation

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. – Q&A with First Session Speakers

10:45 -10:55 a.m. BREAK

10:55-11:25 a.m. Douglas R. Nordli, Jr., MD, Professor of Pediatrics, Chief, Section of Pediatric Neurology, Co-Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

11:25 – 11:55 a.m. - Iain D. Croall, Research Fellow, University of Sheffield, Department of Infection, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease
Discussing Neurological Manifestations of Gluten Sensitivity versus Celiac Disease: Diagnosis and Current Research Perspectives

11:55 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. – Deepika Sharma, PhD, Research Fellow, University of Chicago Medicine, Department of Gastroenterology
A closer look at neurological implications of GI diseases including those associated with gluten challenge

12:25-12:50 p.m.  – Q&A with Second Session Speakers

12:50-1:00 p.m. – Wrap Up:  Final Thoughts from Dr. Verma

Agenda subject to change.

Chicago, IL
United States
Learn more about the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center by visiting their website!
Contact Rachel Lieberman via e-mail.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact Rachel Lieberman via email at

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

  Bana Jabri, MD, PhD
  Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
  Director of Research, The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center

  Ritu Verma, MD
  Professor of Pediatrics
  Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
  Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center

Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.
Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Other Healthcare Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
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Registration TypeFee
Participation (CE Certificate Included) $25
Participation (CE Certificate NOT Included) $0
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