Fecal incontinence study compares treatment efficiency, safety and cost

October 19, 2018

The UNC School of Medicine is one of four clinical sites participating in a five-year $10 million NIH-funded project to identify the most effective treatment options for fecal incontinence. William E. Whitehead, PhD, professor of medicine in the department of medicine’s division of gastroenterology, is one of four principal investigators.

UNC Gastroenterology Ranked Top 20 in the Nation

August 17, 2018

UNC Medical Center nationally ranked in five adult specialties, scored as high performing in five more. Four other UNC Health Care hospitals rated high performing for common adult procedures and conditions.

UNC@DDW 2018 Schedule

May 18, 2018

  UNC@DDW2018 UNC Gastroenterology travels to Washington, DC on June 2nd-5th 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 … Continued

Research Spotlight: Anne Peery, MD, MSCR

May 18, 2018

  Anne Peery, MD, MSCR Dr. Anne Peery is a gastroenterologist with a research focus on understudied and common gastrointestinal diseases that have a significant impact on quality of life and healthcare costs. She earned her medical degree at the UNC School of Medicine, where she also completed her internship, residency and fellowship training. During … Continued

Shaheen receives mentor award

May 14, 2018

Nicholas Shaheen, MD, MPH, has been recognized for mentoring excellence by the American Gastroenterological Association.

UNC Gastroenterology at Digestive Disease Week 2017

May 2, 2017

UNC Gastroenterology traveled to Chicago, IL on May 6th-9th to give over one hundred 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 gastroenterology.

Darling discusses Autoimmune Hepatitis in new podcast

March 30, 2017

In Episode Six of “Autoimmune Disease: Pieces of the Picture,” Jama Darling, MD, talks about autoimmune hepatitis, how it is different from other types of hepatitis, the importance of liver biopsy, and treatments of the disease. Darling is an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.