Directors and Board Members

External Scientific Advisory Board Members

Carlo DiLorenzo

Douglas Drossman

Kevin Olden

Donald Patrick

Satish Rao

Robin Spiller

Arnold Wald

Peter Whorwell

Jackie Wood


Center Board Members

Emeran Mayer, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Neurovisceral Sciences & Women's Health
Los Angeles, California

Risa Moldovan
Intestinal Disease Foundation (IDF)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nancy J. Norton, MA
President & Founder
International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Kevin Olden, MD, FACP, FACG, FAPA
Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry
Division of Gastroenterology
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama

W. Grant Thompson, MD
Emeritus Professor, Division of Gastroenterology
Ottawa Civic Hospital
Ottawa, Canada

Brenda B. Toner, PhD, C.Psych.
Professor of Psychiatry, Section Head/Women’s Mental Health & Addiction Research Section, Centre for Addiction & Mental Health, University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Center Associate Directors
The School of Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Mark Koruda, MD
Professor of Surgery

Brad Gaynes, MD
Associate Chair of Clinical Services, Department of Psychiatry

John F. Steege, MD
Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology

David M. Warshauer, MD
Assistant Professor of Radiology