Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome Association



13th International CVS Adult and Family Conference

CVSA USA will hold their 13th International Adult and Family Conference on June 29 – July 1 2018, at the Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

People from all over the world are welcome to join.

Conference Highlights

  •  Meet and Greet Reception  -Light appetizers and meet fellow conference attendees
  •  Lectures on a wide variety of topics for both Adult/Pediatric sufferers & caregivers
  •  Lunch with the Professionals
  •  Speed Date with a Doctor
  •  Children’s Play room:
    – CVS Kids and Siblings
    – Fun Time and More



Julie Banda, APNP
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner-GI
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Richard Boles, M.D.
Medical Geneticist
Medical geneticist in private practice, Pasadena, CA

Praveen Goday, M.D.
Pediatric Gastroenterologist
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Katja Kovacic, M.D.
Assistant Professor Peds – GI, Medical College of Wisconsin,
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

David J. Levinthal, M.D.
PhD Assistant Professor, Director,
Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

B U.K. Li, M.D.
Professor of Pediatrics,
Medical College of Wisconsin, Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin

Sally Tarbell, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Neurointestinal & Motility Program, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago,
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Thangam Venkatesan, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine – GI;
Director, Cyclic Vomiting Program for Adults, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Michael Williams (CVS’er) and Jenny Johnson (Mom of CVS’er)


 Go to CVSA USA to read more about the conference.