Digestion is topic for doctor’s lecture at Rancho Santa Fe Library


May is National Digestive Disease Awareness Month. The Rancho Santa Fe Library will feature Dr. Joseph Weiss in its Health Lecture series speaking on “A Digest on Digestion: What You Need to Know About Digestion in Health and Disease” at 11 a.m. May 28 in the Library Guild Room.

An informative and entertaining overview of digestive health, the information shared can be enlightening as well as life-saving. Don’t miss this amazing guided journey through the wilderness of the alimentary canal as you have never seen it before. From recent remarkable advances in the life sciences, to reaffirming the wisdom of the ancients, the program will have you thanking your gut instincts for attending.

Weiss is clinical professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, at UCSD. Under the auspices of the World Health Organization and others he has pursued interests in tropical medicine and international medicine with extended stays in Africa, the Middle East, and Latin America.

A Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Senior Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, he has had numerous papers published in national and international medical journals, as well as in the lay press.

Weiss is also an accomplished humorist and professional speaker and has given more than 1,000 presentations nationally and internationally. Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Weiss has more than 30 years of clinical, administrative, and research experience.

Call the Rancho Fe Library at 858-756-2512 for information.