• R. Balfour Sartor, MD

    Sartor Honored by American Gastroenterological Association

    R. Balfour Sartor, MD, the Margaret W. and Lorimer W. Midget Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, and professor of microbiology and immunology, has received the American Gastroenterological Association’s Distinguished Achievement Award in Basic Science. The award will be presented during Digestive Disease Week 2020, May 1-5, 2020 … Continued

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    Barnes Presentation Designated a Presidential Poster at ACG Annual Meeting

    Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, also won an Outstanding Presenter Award for this research. A research poster presented by Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, an assistant professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, was designated a Presidential Poster at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Annu … Continued

  • Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH

    Dellon explains novel medicine for rare gastrointestinal disorders during AGA Annual Meeting

    Evan S. Dellon, MD, MPH, professor of medicine and epidemiology in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, explained how AK002 could be the answer to treating rare gastrointestinal disorders, during an interview with MD Magazine.

  • donna-evon

    Evon finds mental health disturbance, substance abuse not associated with nonadherence to chronic hepatitis C treatment

    (Republished from the UNC Health Care and UNC School of Medicine Newsroom) A new UNC School of Medicine study, led by Donna  Evon, PhD, a clinical health psychologist and research professor in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology in the department of medicine, finds that self-reported medication adherence was very high in a group of patients with chronic hepatitis C wh … Continued

  • Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA

    Dorn appointed vice chair of care innovation

    Spencer Dorn, MD, MPH, MHA, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, has been appointed to lead changes that will enhance care across the department of medicine. “Dr. Dorn is a creative physician who knows how to get things done,” said Ron Falk, MD, chair of the department of medicine. “He will help us rethink how we deliver health care, … Continued

  • Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD

    Sheikh and post-doctoral fellow Toyonaga receive Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Research Award

    Shehzad Z. Sheikh, MD, PhD, associate professor of medicine in the division of gastroenterology and hepatology, and post-doctoral fellow Takahiko Toyonaga, MD, PhD, have received a fellowship research award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. Sheikh and Toyonaga are investigating novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) … Continued

  • UNC@DDW 2019

    UNC Gastroenterology travels to San Diego, CA on May 18-21 to give over one hundred and twenty presentations at this year’s Digestive Disease Week (DDW). DDW is the world’s largest gathering of physicians and researchers in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery, and showcases the best and most innovative research in the field of gastr … Continued

  • Facing the Risk Empowered: Genetic Counseling and Surveillance for Gastrointestinal Cancer

    Genetic testing can provide peace of mind, empower patients to take a proactive approach to their health, and it can save lives. UNC’s High-Risk Gastrointestinal Cancer Clinic serves patients and families with a family history of gastrointestinal cancer and those affected by hereditary gastrointestinal cancer syndromes. Lacey Lee came to UNC to make informed decisions about her f … Continued

  • Joanna Herath

    Featured Administrator: Joanna Herath in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

    Administrators in the department of medicine ensure that division operations are managed efficiently and effectively, to support faculty, staff, and trainees in their pursuit of education, research and clinical care. Their services focus on achieving continuous improvement in the quality and the value of our work, for those we support and the patients we serve.

  • Michael W. Fried, MD

    Fried receives FDA Award for Regulatory Science Excellence

    Unique research network is recognized for providing a robust platform that curates real-world data for FDA scientists, helping them communicate the safety and effectiveness of direct-acting antiviral agents in the post-marketing period.