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Anne Peery, MD, MSCR

Anne Peery, MD, MSCR, associate professor in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, is the corresponding author of a new article, “Burden and Cost of Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatic Diseases in the United States: Update 2021,” published October 19 in Gastroenterology.

The study concluded, “Gastrointestinal diseases are responsible for millions of health care encounters and hundreds of thousands of deaths that annually costs billions of dollars in the United States. To reduce the high burden of gastrointestinal diseases, focused clinical and public health efforts, supported by additional research funding, are warranted.”

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Peery’s research was also featured recently in Medscape Medical News.