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Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Research Summary

Dr. Barritt is trained in gastroenterology, hepatology, liver transplantation, and clinical epidemiology. He is the Director of Hepatology at UNC. He as a prior trainee on the Digestive Disease Epidemiology T32. His research interests are in health outcomes and clinical epidemiology as they pertain to liver disease, particularly ALD and MASLD. He has been involved in research projects such as using a forecasting technique novel to the clinical medical literature called discrete event simulation and using this methodology to predict liver donor availability over time. Additional collaborations with clinical and experimental pharmacologists have resulted in translational research relevant to the field of DILI and MASLD, with multiple publications and funding. He is recognized as an expert in AALD, MASLD and chronic liver disease and has had the opportunity to share his research and experience in local, national, and international venues. Through collaborative team science, it is his goal to advance knowledge and improve patient care through anticipating future challenges to the field of liver disease.

CGIBD Focus Area(s):  Clinical/Translational Research

Collaborators:  Barnes, Dellon, Evon, Moon, Peery, Sandler, Shaheen

Sidney Barrit