Millie D. Long MD, MPH earned her doctor of medicine degree at the University of Virginia, where she was a Bowman Scholar. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She then completed a gastroenterology fellowship at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. While at University of North Carolina, she also completed a fellowship in preventive medicine and a masters of public health in epidemiology at the Gillings School of Public Health. She is board certified in internal medicine, preventive medicine and gastroenterology. She is currently Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of North Carolina, as well as Director of the Fellowship Program. Her clinical practice is based at the University of North Carolina Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Center.
Dr. Long’s interests include research on prevention of complications of inflammatory bowel disease and women’s health. She is currently an investigator for the CCFA Partners cohort, a prospective cohort focusing upon patient reported outcomes that includes over 14,000 patients living with inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Long has contributed numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and review articles to the medical literature. She currently serves as an invited reviewer for journals such as Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Gastroenterology, and the American Journal of Gastroenterology. She is Associate Editor for the IBD section of the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
Dr. Long is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology, where she serves on the Research Committee. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, where she serves on the maintenance of certification committee. She is also a member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, where she chairs the Professional Education Committee.
Education and Training
- Undergraduate Degree: University of North Carolina, Morehead Scholar; French, Chemistry
- Medical Degree: University of Virginia, Bowman Scholar, Medicine
- Residency: University of Alabama – Birmingham, Internal Medicine
- Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gastroenterology
- Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Preventive Medicine
- Masters of Public Health: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Epidemiology