Chris Forsmark

Chris Forsmark, M.D.

PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE & CHIEF

Department: MD-GASTROENTEROLOGY
Business Phone: (352) 273-9400

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
    American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Medicine
Subspecialties
  • Gastroenterology
Areas of Interest
  • Acute pancreatitis
  • Chronic pancreatitis
  • ERCP
  • Endoscopic ultrasound
  • Endoscopy
  • Gastrointestinal disorders – resources
  • Pancreatic cancer

Publications

2021
Biomarkers of Chronic Pancreatitis: A systematic literature review.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 21(2):323-333 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2021.01.006. [PMID] 33558189.
2021
Consortium for the study of chronic pancreatitis, diabetes, and pancreatic cancer: achievements and future directions.
Current opinion in gastroenterology. 37(5):486-490 [DOI] 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000765. [PMID] 34156036.
2021
Differences in Age at Onset of Symptoms, and Effects of Genetic Variants, in Patients With Early vs Late-Onset Idiopathic Chronic Pancreatitis in a North American Cohort.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 19(2):349-357 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2020.03.047. [PMID] 32240833.
2021
Evaluating learning curves and competence in colorectal EMR among advanced endoscopy fellows: a pilot multicenter prospective trial using cumulative sum analysis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 93(3):682-690.e4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.09.023. [PMID] 32961243.
2021
Failure to thrive: A severe manifestation of interleukin 10 receptor A mutation in adult inflammatory bowel disease.
JPEN. Journal of parenteral and enteral nutrition. [DOI] 10.1002/jpen.2254. [PMID] 34423458.
2021
In Memoriam: Phillip P. Toskes, MD.
Gastroenterology. [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.07.041. [PMID] 34487694.
2021
In Memoriam: Phillip P. Toskes, MD.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2021.07.034. [PMID] 34363785.
2021
Pain Experience in Pancreatitis: Strong Association of Genetic Risk Loci for Anxiety and PTSD in Patients With Severe, Constant, and Constant-Severe Pain.
The American journal of gastroenterology. [DOI] 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001366. [PMID] 34236339.
2021
Why Chronic Pancreatitis Inpatients Should Not Be Impatient.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 66(2):334-335 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-020-06409-w. [PMID] 32562037.
2020
ACG Clinical Guideline: Chronic Pancreatitis.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 115(3):322-339 [DOI] 10.14309/ajg.0000000000000535. [PMID] 32022720.
2020
Constant-severe pain in chronic pancreatitis is associated with genetic loci for major depression in the NAPS2 cohort.
Journal of gastroenterology. 55(10):1000-1009 [DOI] 10.1007/s00535-020-01703-w. [PMID] 32681239.
2020
Effect of referral pattern and histopathology grade on surgery for nonmalignant colorectal polyps.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 92(3):702-711.e2 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2020.04.041. [PMID] 32334014.
2020
Fecal elastase, an assay for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, has clinical utility in patients with pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma.
Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology. 13 [DOI] 10.1177/1756284820964319. [PMID] 33354227.
2020
International Consensus Guidelines for Risk Factors in Chronic Pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with the International Association of Pancreatology, the American Pancreatic Association, the Japan Pancreas Society, and European Pancreatic Club.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 20(4):579-585 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2020.03.014. [PMID] 32376198.
2020
International consensus guidelines on surveillance for pancreatic cancer in chronic pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with the International Association of Pancreatology, the American Pancreatic Association, the Japan Pancreas Society, and European Pancreatic Club.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 20(5):910-918 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2020.05.011. [PMID] 32624419.
2020
Letter: the under-treatment and under-diagnosis of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency in chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer is just the tip of the iceberg-authors’ reply.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 52(4) [DOI] 10.1111/apt.15948. [PMID] 32886385.
2020
Protein Signatures and Tissue Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 230(1):26-36.e1 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2019.10.002. [PMID] 31672677.
2020
The use of pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy in patients with a diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer in the US is infrequent and inconsistent.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 51(10):958-967 [DOI] 10.1111/apt.15698. [PMID] 32249970.
2019
A phase III, multicenter, prospective, single-blinded, noninferiority, randomized controlled trial on the performance of a novel esophageal stent with an antireflux valve (with video).
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 90(1):64-74.e3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2019.01.013. [PMID] 30684601.
2019
Chronic Pancreatitis: Pediatric and Adult Cohorts Show Similarities in Disease Progress Despite Different Risk Factors.
Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. 68(4):566-573 [DOI] 10.1097/MPG.0000000000002279. [PMID] 30897605.
2019
Editorial: when, who and how-the ever evolving management of pancreatic cystic lesions.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 50(7):828-829 [DOI] 10.1111/apt.15471. [PMID] 31532557.
2019
Effect of prophylactic clip placement following endoscopic mucosal resection of large colorectal lesions on delayed polypectomy bleeding: A meta-analysis.
World journal of gastroenterology. 25(18):2251-2263 [DOI] 10.3748/wjg.v25.i18.2251. [PMID] 31143075.
2019
Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency Following Acute Pancreatitis: True Association or EPIphenomenon?
Digestive diseases and sciences. 64(7):1731-1733 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-019-05653-z. [PMID] 31076987.
2019
Genetic Risk Score in Diabetes Associated With Chronic Pancreatitis Versus Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Clinical and translational gastroenterology. 10(7) [DOI] 10.14309/ctg.0000000000000057. [PMID] 31232720.
2019
Histologic Analysis of Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Through the Needle Microforceps Biopsies Accurately Identifies Mucinous Pancreas Cysts.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 17(8):1587-1596 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2018.11.027. [PMID] 30471456.
2019
Increased awareness enhances physician recognition of the role of smoking in chronic pancreatitis.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 19(4):500-506 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2019.02.009. [PMID] 30910452.
2019
Nutrition and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Chronic Pancreatitis Patients.
Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 34(3):387-399 [DOI] 10.1002/ncp.10186. [PMID] 30101991.
2019
Period prevalence of chronic pancreatitis diagnosis from 2001-2013 in the commercially insured population of the United States.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 19(6):813-818 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2019.07.003. [PMID] 31350077.
2019
Precision Medicine in Pancreatic Disease-Knowledge Gaps and Research Opportunities: Summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop.
Pancreas. 48(10):1250-1258 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001412. [PMID] 31688587.
2019
Survey Study on the Practice Patterns of the Evaluation and Management of Incidental Pancreatic Cysts.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 64(3):689-697 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-018-5368-x. [PMID] 30426298.
2019
Update on the diagnosis and management of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
F1000Research. 8 [DOI] 10.12688/f1000research.20779.1. [PMID] 31824646.
2018
Accelerating the Drug Delivery Pipeline for Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis: Summary of the Working Group on Drug Development and Trials in Chronic Pancreatitis at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop.
Pancreas. 47(10):1200-1207 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001174. [PMID] 30325858.
2018
Adherence to quality indicators and surveillance guidelines in the management of Barrett’s esophagus: a retrospective analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 6(3):E300-E307 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0044-101351. [PMID] 29507870.
2018
Chronic pancreatitis and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 18(4):360-362 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2018.04.011. [PMID] 29752215.
2018
Chronic pancreatitis.
BMJ (Clinical research ed.). 361 [DOI] 10.1136/bmj.k2126. [PMID] 29880587.
2018
Chronic pancreatitis: review and update of etiology, risk factors, and management.
F1000Research. 7 [DOI] 10.12688/f1000research.12852.1. [PMID] 29946424.
2018
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer: From Concept to Reality.
Pancreas. 47(10):1208-1212 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001167. [PMID] 30325859.
2018
Diagnosis and Management of Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency.
Current treatment options in gastroenterology. 16(3):306-315 [DOI] 10.1007/s11938-018-0186-y. [PMID] 30027527.
2018
Initial Medical Treatment of Acute Pancreatitis: American Gastroenterological Association Institute Technical Review.
Gastroenterology. 154(4):1103-1139 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2018.01.031. [PMID] 29421596.
2018
International consensus statements on early chronic Pancreatitis. Recommendations from the working group for the international consensus guidelines for chronic pancreatitis in collaboration with The International Association of Pancreatology, American Pancreatic Association, Japan Pancreas Society, PancreasFest Working Group and European Pancreatic Club.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 18(5):516-527 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2018.05.008. [PMID] 29793839.
2018
Known genetic susceptibility factors for chronic pancreatitis in patients of European ancestry are rare in patients of African ancestry.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 18(5):528-535 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2018.05.482. [PMID] 29859674.
2018
Multicenter Evaluation Of The Clinical Utility Of Laparoscopy-Assisted Ercp In Patients With Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 87(4):1031-1039 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.10.044. [PMID] 29129525.
2018
PROspective Evaluation of Chronic Pancreatitis for EpidEmiologic and Translational StuDies: Rationale and Study Design for PROCEED From the Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes, and Pancreatic Cancer.
Pancreas. 47(10):1229-1238 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001170. [PMID] 30325862.
2018
Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis Significantly Reduces Quality of Life Even in the Absence of Overt Chronic Pancreatitis.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 113(6):906-912 [DOI] 10.1038/s41395-018-0087-7. [PMID] 29867178.
2018
Recurrent Acute Pancreatitis: International State-of-the-Science Conference With Recommendations.
Pancreas. 47(6):653-666 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001053. [PMID] 29894415.
2018
Stroma-derived extracellular vesicles deliver tumor-suppressive miRNAs to pancreatic cancer cells.
Oncotarget. 9(5):5764-5777 [DOI] 10.18632/oncotarget.23532. [PMID] 29464032.
2018
The Agenda for Accelerating Pancreatic Research.
Pancreas. 47(10):1177-1179 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000001163. [PMID] 30325854.
2017
Acute Pancreatitis.
The New England journal of medicine. 376(6):598-9 [DOI] 10.1056/NEJMc1616177. [PMID] 28177868.
2017
Carbon dioxide insufflation is associated with increased serrated polyp detection rate when compared to room air insufflation during screening colonoscopy.
Endoscopy international open. 5(9):E905-E912 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0043-116382. [PMID] 28924598.
2017
Chronic pancreatitis.
Current opinion in gastroenterology. 33(5):396-403 [DOI] 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000377. [PMID] 28771447.
2017
Lumen-apposing covered self-expandable metal stents for short benign gastrointestinal strictures: a multicenter study.
Endoscopy. 49(4):327-333 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0042-122779. [PMID] 28114688.
2017
Pancreatic function testing for the early diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis
. 86(8):1056-1058
2017
Pancreatic function testing for the early diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 86(6):1056-1058 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2017.05.009. [PMID] 29146082.
2017
Patient and Disease Characteristics Associated With the Presence of Diabetes Mellitus in Adults With Chronic Pancreatitis in the United States.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 112(9):1457-1465 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2017.181. [PMID] 28741615.
2017
Quality of Life in Chronic Pancreatitis is Determined by Constant Pain, Disability/Unemployment, Current Smoking, and Associated Co-Morbidities.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 112(4):633-642 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2017.42. [PMID] 28244497.
2017
Review: In adult inpatients with mild or moderate acute pancreatitis, early feeding may reduce length of stay.
Annals of internal medicine. 167(8) [DOI] 10.7326/ACPJC-2017-167-8-044. [PMID] 29049763.
2017
Survey study on the practice patterns in the endoscopic management of malignant distal biliary obstruction.
Endoscopy international open. 5(8):E754-E762 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0043-111592. [PMID] 28791325.
2017
Validation of Demographics, Etiology, and Risk Factors for Chronic Pancreatitis in the USA: A Report of the North American Pancreas Study (NAPS) Group.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 62(8):2133-2140 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-017-4621-z. [PMID] 28600657.
2016
Acceleration of our understanding of recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 16(5):692-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2016.08.002. [PMID] 27542963.
2016
Acute Pancreatitis.
The New England journal of medicine. 375(20):1972-1981 [PMID] 27959604.
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2016
Beyond the scope: using the single-operator digital cholangioscope to access an afferent loop obstruction.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 84(5) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2016.05.034. [PMID] 27236072.
2016
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy Following Anti-Tnf-Alpha Therapy With Infliximab for Crohn’s Disease
ACG case reports journal. 3(3):187-189 [DOI] 10.14309/crj.2016.45. [PMID] 27144200.
2016
Chronic Pancreatitis in the 21st Century – Research Challenges and Opportunities: Summary of a National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Workshop.
Pancreas. 45(10):1365-1375 [PMID] 27748719.
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2016
Clinical Profile, Etiology, and Treatment of Chronic Pancreatitis in North American Women: Analysis of a Large Multicenter Cohort.
Pancreas. 45(7):934-40 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000616. [PMID] 26967451.
2016
Diagnostic strategy and timing of intervention in infected necrosis: an international expert survey and case vignette study
. 18:49-56
2016
Does carbon dioxide insufflation impact adenoma detection rate? A single-center retrospective analysis.
Endoscopy international open. 4(12):E1275-E1279 [PMID] 27995188.
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2016
Evaluation of Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center
Endoscopy International Open. 4(2):E143-E148 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0041-108082. [PMID] 26878040.
2016
Impact of Endotracheal Intubation on Interventional Endoscopy Unit Efficiency Metrics at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 111(6):800-7 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2016.97. [PMID] 27021194.
2016
Incretins, Diabetes, Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer: What the GI specialist needs to know.
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 16(1):10-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2015.11.009. [PMID] 26795258.
2016
Predicting the Prognosis of Acute Pancreatitis.
Annals of internal medicine. 165(7):523-524 [DOI] 10.7326/M16-1581. [PMID] 27454430.
2016
Prospective evaluation of the clinical utility of endoscopic submucosal dissection (ESD) in patients with Barrett’s esophagus: a Western center experience.
Endoscopy international open. 4(6):E715-21 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0042-101788. [PMID] 27556083.
2016
Racial Differences in the Clinical Profile, Causes, and Outcome of Chronic Pancreatitis.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 111(10):1488-1496 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2016.316. [PMID] 27527745.
2016
Type 3c (pancreatogenic) diabetes mellitus secondary to chronic pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
The lancet. Gastroenterology & hepatology. 1(3):226-237 [DOI] 10.1016/S2468-1253(16)30106-6. [PMID] 28404095.
2016
Utility of clinical suspicion and endoscopic re-examination for detection of esophagogastric perforation after pneumatic dilation for achalasia.
Endoscopy. 48(2):128-33 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0034-1392860. [PMID] 26394248.
2015
Chronic pancreatitis pain pattern and severity are independent of abdominal imaging findings.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 13(3):552-60; quiz e28 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2014.10.015. [PMID] 25424572.
2015
Consensus conference on hilar cholangiocarcinoma.
HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association. 17(8):666-8 [DOI] 10.1111/hpb.12451. [PMID] 26172133.
2015
Frequency of progression from acute to chronic pancreatitis and risk factors: a meta-analysis.
Gastroenterology. 149(6):1490-1500.e1 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2015.07.066. [PMID] 26299411.
2014
[Determinant-based classification of acute pancreatitis severity: an international multidisciplinary consultation: the 2013 Chinese edition].
Zhonghua wai ke za zhi [Chinese journal of surgery]. 52(5):321-4 [PMID] 25034735.
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2014
[International multidisciplinary classification of acute pancreatitis severity: the 2013 Spanish edition].
Medicina intensiva. 38(4):211-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.medin.2013.03.013. [PMID] 23747189.
2014
American Pancreatic Association Practice Guidelines in Chronic Pancreatitis: evidence-based report on diagnostic guidelines.
Pancreas. 43(8):1143-62 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000237. [PMID] 25333398.
2014
Chronic pancreatitis.
Current opinion in gastroenterology. 30(5):500-5 [DOI] 10.1097/MOG.0000000000000094. [PMID] 25032948.
2014
Esophageal perforation management using a multidisciplinary minimally invasive treatment algorithm.
Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 218(4):768-74 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jamcollsurg.2013.12.033. [PMID] 24529810.
2014
Predictors of malignancy in patients with suspicious or indeterminate cytology on pancreatic endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspiration: a multivariate model.
Pancreas. 43(6):922-6 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000157. [PMID] 24979616.
2014
Simultaneous dual scope endotherapy of esophago-airway fistulas and obstructions.
Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. 27(5):428-34 [DOI] 10.1111/dote.12120. [PMID] 23937203.
2014
Spectrum of use and effectiveness of endoscopic and surgical therapies for chronic pancreatitis in the United States.
Pancreas. 43(4):539-43 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0000000000000122. [PMID] 24717802.
2014
Total pancreatectomy and islet autotransplantation in chronic pancreatitis: recommendations from PancreasFest
. 14(1):27-35
2013
[Determinant-based classification of acute pancreatitis severity. International multidisciplinary classification of acute pancreatitis severity: the 2013 German edition].
Zeitschrift fur Gastroenterologie. 51(6):544-50 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0033-1335526. [PMID] 23740353.
2013
[Multidisciplinar international classification of the severity of acute pancreatitis: Italian version 2013].
Minerva medica. 104(6):649-57 [PMID] 24316918.
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2013
Advances in acute and chronic pancreatitis: from development to inflammation and repair.
Gastroenterology. 144(1):e1-4 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2012.11.018. [PMID] 23159450.
2013
Detection, evaluation and treatment of diabetes mellitus in chronic pancreatitis: recommendations from PancreasFest 2012
Pancreatology. 13(4):336-342 [DOI] 10.1016/j.pan.2013.05.002. [PMID] 23890130.
2013
Effectiveness and safety of endoscopic treatment of benign biliary strictures using a new fully covered self expandable metal stent.
Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy. 2013 [DOI] 10.1155/2013/183513. [PMID] 23956613.
2013
Evidence-based treatment of pancreatic pseudocysts.
Gastroenterology. 145(3):511-3 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.07.016. [PMID] 23900106.
2013
IAP/APA evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute pancreatitis
Pancreatology. 13
2013
Images of the Month
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 108(11) [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2013.367. [PMID] 24192943.
2013
Management of chronic pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology. 144(6):1282-91.e3 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.02.008. [PMID] 23622138.
2013
Reply: To PMID 23622138.
Gastroenterology. 145(4):911-2 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2013.08.044. [PMID] 23973851.
2012
Common genetic variants in the CLDN2 and PRSS1-PRSS2 loci alter risk for alcohol-related and sporadic pancreatitis.
Nature genetics. 44(12):1349-54 [DOI] 10.1038/ng.2466. [PMID] 23143602.
2012
Determinant-based classification of acute pancreatitis severity: an international multidisciplinary consultation.
Annals of surgery. 256(6):875-80 [DOI] 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318256f778. [PMID] 22735715.
2012
Diagnostic accuracy of conventional and cholangioscopy-guided sampling of indeterminate biliary lesions at the time of ERCP: a prospective, long-term follow-up study.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 75(2):347-53 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2011.09.020. [PMID] 22248602.
2012
Efficacy and safety of a fully covered esophageal stent: a prospective study.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 75(3):678-82 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2011.10.006. [PMID] 22243830.
2012
Interventions for necrotizing pancreatitis: summary of a multidisciplinary consensus conference
Pancreas. 41(8):1176-1194
2012
Intraoperative NOTES endosonography and identification of mock hepatic lesions.
Surgical laparoscopy, endoscopy & percutaneous techniques. 22(1):e1-4 [DOI] 10.1097/SLE.0b013e31823cccf4. [PMID] 22318067.
2012
Management of Duodenal Perforations After Upper Endoscopic Procedures: Is a Non-Surgical Approach Tenable?
. 75
2012
Predictors of Outcomes in Patients With Suspicious Or Indeterminate Cytology On Pancreatic Eus-Fna
. 75:193-194
2012
Prospective evaluation of the use of fully covered self-expanding metal stents for EUS-guided transmural drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 76(3):679-84 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2012.04.457. [PMID] 22732874.
2012
Randomized, controlled trial of standard, large-capacity versus jumbo biopsy forceps for polypectomy of small, sessile, colorectal polyps.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 75(1):118-26 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2011.08.019. [PMID] 22196811.
2012
The challenging task of treating painful chronic pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology. 143(3):533-535 [DOI] 10.1053/j.gastro.2012.07.029. [PMID] 22841737.
2011
Algorithm for the management of endoscopic perforations: a quality improvement project.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 106(6):1022-7 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2010.434. [PMID] 21637265.
2011
Complications during natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery: endoscopic management of splenic laceration and hemorrhage.
Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. 21(1):39-43 [DOI] 10.1089/lap.2010.0416. [PMID] 21214485.
2011
Endoscopic creation of a gastrogastric conduit for reversal of gastric bypass.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 74(4):932-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2010.10.040. [PMID] 21195403.
2011
Endoscopic management of intraoperative small bowel laceration during natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery: a blinded porcine study.
Journal of laparoendoscopic & advanced surgical techniques. Part A. 21(6):525-30 [DOI] 10.1089/lap.2011.0029. [PMID] 21675860.
2011
Intraobserver agreement among endosonographers for endoscopic ultrasound features of chronic pancreatitis: a blinded multicenter study.
Pancreas. 40(2):177-80 [DOI] 10.1097/MPA.0b013e3182016a25. [PMID] 21178649.
2011
Minimally invasive treatment of esophageal perforation using a multidisciplinary treatment algorithm: a case series.
Endoscopy. 43(2):160-2 [DOI] 10.1055/s-0030-1256094. [PMID] 21234856.
2011
Preoperative stent placement versus prompt surgery for cancer of the head of the pancreas.
Current gastroenterology reports. 13(2):111-3 [DOI] 10.1007/s11894-010-0168-2. [PMID] 21234722.
2011
Prospective evaluation of the clinical utility of ERCP-guided cholangiopancreatoscopy with a new direct visualization system.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 73(5):971-9 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2011.01.003. [PMID] 21419408.
2011
The NOTES approach to management of urinary bladder injury.
JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 15(3):285-90 [DOI] 10.4293/108680811X13071180407311. [PMID] 21985711.
2011
The practice of evidence-based medicine (EBM) in gastroenterology: discrepancies between EBM familiarity and EBM competency.
Therapeutic advances in gastroenterology. 4(5):283-94 [DOI] 10.1177/1756283X11412240. [PMID] 21922027.
2011
Type of pain, pain-associated complications, quality of life, disability, and resource utilization in chronic pancreatitis: a prospective cohort study
Gut.
2011
Use and perceived effectiveness of non-analgesic medical therapies for chronic pancreatitis in the United States.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 33(1):149-59 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2010.04491.x. [PMID] 21083584.
2010
Fully covered Alimaxx esophageal metal stents in the endoscopic treatment of benign esophageal diseases.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 55(12):3399-403 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-010-1415-y. [PMID] 20859687.
2010
Multicenter comparison of the interobserver agreement of standard EUS scoring and Rosemont classification scoring for diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 71(3):519-26 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2009.10.043. [PMID] 20189510.
2010
Pain management in chronic pancreatitis: A treatment algorithm.
Best practice & research. Clinical gastroenterology. 24(3):323-35 [DOI] 10.1016/j.bpg.2010.03.007. [PMID] 20510832.
2010
Prospective evaluation of gastroenterologist-guided, nurse-administered standard sedation for spiral deep small bowel enteroscopy.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 55(9):2584-91 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-010-1335-x. [PMID] 20632098.
2010
Prospective randomized blinded comparison of a short-wire endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography system with traditional long-wire devices.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 55(2):510-5 [DOI] 10.1007/s10620-009-1052-5. [PMID] 19957034.
2010
Review: Enteral Nutrition Reduces Mortality, Multiple Organ Failure, and Systemic Infection More Than Tpn in Acute Pancreatitis
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2010
The difficulty in predicting outcome in acute pancreatitis.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 105(2):443-5 [DOI] 10.1038/ajg.2009.623. [PMID] 20139877.
2010
Therapeutics. Review: enteral nutrition reduces mortality, multiple organ failure, and systemic infection more than TPN in acute pancreatitis.
Annals of internal medicine. 153(2):JC1-6 [DOI] 10.7326/0003-4819-153-2-201007200-02006. [PMID] 20643984.
2009
A 50-year-old woman with unexplained recurrent pancreatitis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 7(2):141-4 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2008.08.038. [PMID] 19187899.
2009
Antioxidants for chronic pancreatitis.
Current gastroenterology reports. 11(2):91-2 [PMID] 19281694.
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2009
Application Route of Iodinated Contrast Media as a Risk Factor for Adverse Reactions Response
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 70(3) [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2009.01.045.
2009
Autoimmune pancreatitis: making progress step by step.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 7(10):1026-7 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2009.07.006. [PMID] 19607936.
2009
Bouveret’s syndrome: case report and review of the literature.
Gastroenterology research and practice. 2009 [DOI] 10.1155/2009/914951. [PMID] 19360112.
2009
Clinical Outcomes in Patients With Pancreatic Lesions With Suspicious Or Indeterminate Cytology On Endoscopic Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration (Eus-Fna)
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 104
2009
Evaluation of recombinant platelet-activating factor acetylhydrolase for reducing incidence and severity of post-ERCP pancreatitis
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2009
Large size balloon dilation of the ampulla after biliary sphincterotomy can facilitate endoscopic extraction of difficult bile duct stones.
Journal of clinical gastroenterology. 43(8):782-6 [DOI] 10.1097/MCG.0b013e31818f50a2. [PMID] 19318979.
2009
Long-Term Follow-Up of Upper Gastrointestinal Subepithelial Lesions Evaluated By Endoscopic Ultrasonography: a Single Tertiary Care Center Study
American Journal of Gastroenterology. 104
2009
Pancreatic function testing–valuable but underused.
Canadian journal of gastroenterology = Journal canadien de gastroenterologie. 23(8):529-30 [PMID] 19668794.
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2009
Pancreatic stent placement is associated with resolution of refractory grade C pancreatic fistula after left-sided pancreatectomy.
The American surgeon. 75(8):654-7; discussion 657 [PMID] 19725286.
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2009
Prospective trial comparing solid-state catheter and water-perfusion triple-lumen catheter for sphincter of Oddi manometry done at the time of ERCP.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 70(1):92-5 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2008.11.044. [PMID] 19386306.
2009
Review article: pain and chronic pancreatitis.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 29(7):706-19 [DOI] 10.1111/j.1365-2036.2009.03931.x. [PMID] 19284407.
2008
Acute pancreatitis is on the rise.
Current gastroenterology reports. 10(2):99-100 [PMID] 18462593.
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2008
Are there too many practice guidelines for acute pancreatitis?
Current gastroenterology reports. 10(4):347-8 [PMID] 18627643.
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2008
Multicenter approach to recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis in the United States: the North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2).
Pancreatology : official journal of the International Association of Pancreatology (IAP) … [et al.]. 8(4-5):520-31 [DOI] 10.1159/000152001. [PMID] 18765957.
2008
Prospective evaluation of adverse reactions to iodine-containing contrast media after ERCP.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 68(6):1098-101 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2008.07.031. [PMID] 19028218.
2008
Rapid-sequence endoscopic management of posttransplant anastomotic biliary strictures.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 67(6):879-85 [DOI] 10.1016/j.gie.2007.08.046. [PMID] 18178206.
2008
Review: Enteral Or Parenteral Nutrition Reduces Risk for Mortality in Acute Pancreatitis
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2008
Review: enteral or parenteral nutrition reduces risk for mortality in acute pancreatitis.
ACP journal club. 149(6) [PMID] 19071872.
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2008
The early diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 6(12):1291-3 [DOI] 10.1016/j.cgh.2008.08.008. [PMID] 18986847.
2007
[AGA Institute technical review on acute pancreatitis].
Revista de gastroenterologia de Mexico. 72(3):257-85 [PMID] 18402218.
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2007
A 54-year-old man with abdominal pain attributed to chronic pancreatitis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 5(3):302-6 [PMID] 17368228.
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2007
AGA Institute technical review on acute pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology. 132(5):2022-44 [PMID] 17484894.
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2007
Antibiotics for acute necrotizing pancreatitis.
Current gastroenterology reports. 9(2):97-8 [PMID] 17465081.
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2007
Effects of esomeprazole on acid output in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome or idiopathic gastric acid hypersecretion.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 102(12):2648-54 [PMID] 17764495.
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2006
Chronic pancreatitis and quality of life.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver. 38(2):116-8 [PMID] 16301009.
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2006
Nutritional management of severe acute pancreatitis.
Current gastroenterology reports. 8(2):97-8 [PMID] 16533470.
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2006
Three-year oral pantoprazole administration is effective for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and other hypersecretory conditions.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 23(3):437-44 [PMID] 16423003.
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2005
“Idiopathic” pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology. 128(3):756-63 [PMID] 15765410.
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2005
Antibiotic prophylaxis for severe acute pancreatitis.
Current gastroenterology reports. 7(2):87-8; discussion 88 [PMID] 15802094.
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2005
Comparative analysis of direct pancreatic function testing versus morphological assessment by endoscopic ultrasonography for the evaluation of chronic unexplained abdominal pain of presumed pancreatic origin.
Pancreas. 31(1):63-8 [PMID] 15968249.
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2005
Prospective evaluation of the accuracy of the intraductal secretin stimulation test in the diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis.
Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association. 3(7):695-9 [PMID] 16206503.
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2004
Chronic pancreatitis and malabsorption.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 99(7):1355-7 [PMID] 15233678.
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2004
Is a 15-minute collection of duodenal secretions after secretin stimulation sufficient to diagnose chronic pancreatitis?
Pancreas. 28(1):89-92 [PMID] 14707736.
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2004
Role of osmolality of contrast media in the development of post-ERCP pancreatitis: a metanalysis.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 49(3):503-8 [PMID] 15139506.
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2004
Therapy for painful chronic pancreatitis.
Current gastroenterology reports. 6(2):97-8 [PMID] 15191685.
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2003
Controversies in clinical pancreatology: management of acute idiopathic recurrent pancreatitis.
Pancreas. 27(2):103-17 [PMID] 12883257.
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2003
Maintenance oral pantoprazole therapy is effective for patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and idiopathic hypersecretion.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 98(2):301-7 [PMID] 12591045.
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2003
Nutritional support for acute pancreatitis.
Current gastroenterology reports. 5(2):103-4 [PMID] 12631448.
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2003
Prevalence of gastroparesis in patients with small duct chronic pancreatitis.
Pancreas. 26(3):235-8 [PMID] 12657948.
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2003
Review article: Pancreatic function testing.
Alimentary pharmacology & therapeutics. 17(6):733-50 [PMID] 12641496.
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2002
Chronic pancreatitis and maldigestion.
Seminars in gastrointestinal disease. 13(4):191-9 [PMID] 12462705.
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2002
Role of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and EUS-guided fine needle aspiration in the diagnosis and treatment of cystic lesions of the pancreas.
Pancreas. 25(3):222-8 [PMID] 12370531.
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2001
Pancreatic and biliary disorders in the elderly.
Gastroenterology clinics of North America. 30(2):531-45, x [PMID] 11432304.
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2001
Replacement of oral proton pump inhibitors with intravenous pantoprazole to effectively control gastric acid hypersecretion in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
The American journal of gastroenterology. 96(12):3274-80 [PMID] 11774936.
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2001
The clinical problem of biliary acute necrotizing pancreatitis: epidemiology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of biliary necrotizing pancreatitis.
Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 5(3):235-9 [PMID] 11419448.
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2000
Acute Pancreatitis Secondary To Pancreatic Carcinoma. Study Group Participants.
Pancreas. 21(4):329-32 [PMID] 11075985.
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2000
Effect of bile and pancreatic juice on adenoviral-mediated gene delivery: implications on the feasibility of gene delivery through ERCP.
Digestive diseases and sciences. 45(2):230-6 [PMID] 10711430.
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2000
Esomeprazole Improves Healing And Symptom Resolution As Compared With Omeprazole In Reflux Oesophagitis Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. The Esomeprazole Study Investigators.
Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics. 14(10):1249-58 [PMID] 11012468.
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2000
Intravenous pantoprazole rapidly controls gastric acid hypersecretion in patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Gastroenterology. 118(4):696-704 [PMID] 10734021.
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2000
The diagnosis of chronic pancreatitis.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy. 52(2):293-8 [PMID] 10922118.
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1999
Mirizzi syndrome: A rare cause of obstructive jaundice.
Digestive diseases (Basel, Switzerland). 17(1):44-8 [PMID] 10436356.
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1999
Monolobar Caroli’s Disease and cholangiocarcinoma.
HPB surgery : a world journal of hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery. 11(4):271-6; discussion 276 [PMID] 10468120.
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1998
Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm of the pancreas.
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1998
Pancreatic duct stenting in benign pancreatic disease.
Seminars in gastrointestinal disease. 9(2):73-9 [PMID] 9566513.
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1997
The arterioportal fistula syndrome: clinicopathologic features, diagnosis, and therapy.
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1996
Pseudomembranous colitis.
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1995
Acute pancreatitis. Medical management.
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1995
Differential diagnosis of pancreatic tumors.
Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America. 5(4):713-21 [PMID] 8535619.
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1995
What does an abnormal pancreatogram mean?
Gastrointestinal endoscopy clinics of North America. 5(1):105-23 [PMID] 7728340.
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1994
Diagnosis of pancreatic cancer and prediction of unresectability using the tumor-associated antigen CA19-9.
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1993
AIDS and the gastrointestinal tract.
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1992
Cytomegalovirus peritonitis in a patient with the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
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1992
Endoscopy-negative upper gastrointestinal bleeding in a patient with chronic pancreatitis.
Gastroenterology. 102(1):320-9 [PMID] 1727767.
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Characterization of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 strains recovered from the bowel of infected individuals.
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Campylobacter-like organisms are uncommon pathogens in patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus.
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Ciprofloxacin in the treatment of Helicobacter pylori in patients with gastritis and peptic ulcer.
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1990
Cytomegalovirus-associated acute pancreatic disease in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. Report of two patients.
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1990
Disseminated histoplasmosis in AIDS: an unusual case of esophageal involvement and gastrointestinal bleeding.
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Grants

Sep 2020 ACTIVE
Type 1 Diabetes in Acute Pancreatitis Consortium – Clinical Centers
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Sep 2020 ACTIVE
U-01 CONSORTIUM FOR THE STUDY OF CHRONIC PANCREATITIS,DIABETES AND PANCREATIC CANCER CLINICAL CENTERS
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Dec 2019 ACTIVE
LRRK2-Synuclein Interactions with Gut Inflammation in PD Pathogenesis
Role: Co-Investigator
Funding: PARKINSONS FOU
Sep 2018 – Aug 2020
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer: Coordinating and Data Management Center (CSCPDPC-CDMC) NOD Study
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER via NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Sep 2016 – Aug 2020
Consortium for the Study of Chronic Pancreatitis, Diabetes and Pancreatic Cancer: Coordinating and Data Management Center (CSCPDPC-CDMC)
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UNIV OF TEXAS MD ANDERSON CANCER CENTER via NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Sep 2015 – Aug 2020
U-01 CONSORTIUM FOR THE STUDY OF CHRONIC PANCREATITIS,DIABETES AND PANCREATIC CANCER CLINICAL CENTERS
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDDK
Jun 2007 ACTIVE
Pancreatic Research Foundation F013777
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Mar 2005 – Jan 2019
Gastroenterology Fund – UFF Fund #004611
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU
Mar 2005 – Dec 2018
Scott Research Endowment – UFF Fund #008830
Role: Principal Investigator
Funding: UF FOU

Education

Fellowship – Gastroenterology
1990 · University of California
Residency – Internal Medicine
1986 · University of California
Internship – Internal Medicine
1984 · University of California
Medical Degree
1983 · Johns Hopkins University

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
2014-2021
BMS6634 GI and Hepatology
2013-2016
MDT7200 Elect Top/Medicine
2010-2013
MEL7948 Elect Top/Medicine

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