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Associate Professor of Medicine Director of Hepatology

Areas of Interest

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, liver transplantation, drug induced liver injury, clinical outcomes research, clinical trials

About

A. Sidney Barritt IV, MD, MSCR, is a tenured associate professor and the Director of Hepatology in the UNC liver center at the University of North Carolina. He is also the transplant hepatology fellowship program director. Dr. Barritt conducts clinical outcomes research in nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), general hepatology, and liver transplantation. Dr. Barritt leads the UNC Liver Center’s clinical trial program in NAFLD where he is PI on multiple phase 2 and 3 industry sponsored clinical trials and is also a member of the NIH sponsored Drug Induced Liver Injury Network. Dr. Barritt is a collaborator and advisor to multiple other investigators in the allied schools of health, including the Gillings School of Global Public Health, the Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the UNC Adams School of Dentistry. Outside of work, Dr. Barritt enjoys spending time with his family, road running, and triathlons.

Education and Training

  • Undergraduate University of Virginia
  • Medical School University of Virginia
  • Residency University of Alabama-Birmingham
  • Fellowship University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Chief Medical Resident University of Alabama-Birmingham ​
  • Transplant Hepatology Fellowship University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ​
  • Masters of Science in Clinical Research Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ​
A. Sidney Barritt IV