GI News and Events

Dr. Schoen Quoted by NBC News

Colonoscopy expert and Division chief Robert E. Schoen, MD, MPH was interviewed by NBC News related to the effectiveness of annual home stool testing vs. colonoscopy to detect colon cancer.

Dr. Singhvi Receives Inaugural CAPER Honor

Ajay Singhvi, MD, Year II Gastroenterology Fellow, has been selected for the inaugural “Pancreas Scholar” class by the Collaborative Alliance for Pancreatic Education & Research (CAPER).  CAPER’s Pancreas Scholars Program is a one-year, educational program and...

Dr. McGee Receives Carnegie Teaching Award

James B. McGee, MD was selected as the 2018 recipient of the Carnegie Science Award in the University/Post-Secondary Educator award category in May 2018. This award was presented by the Carnegie Science Center in recognition of Dr. McGee’s excellent work and...

International Media Coverage of Dr. Bataller’s Research

Research conducted by Ramon Bataller, MD, PhD received international media coverage in November 2018. In a recent peer-reviewed publication in Hepatology, “Colder Weather and Fewer Sunlight Hours Increase Alcohol Consumption and Alcoholic Cirrhosis Worldwide”, Dr....

Dr. Schwartz & Patient Volunteer Featured Nationally

A television news feature on patient volunteer Molly Shannon, RN is being aired in select national U.S. markets. Molly’s experiences with Crohn’s disease are featured along with support from Marc Schwartz, MD and the UPMC IBD Center. Molly is a nurse at UPMC, and Dr....

Dr. Levinthal Speaks at MS World Program

David Levinthal, MD, PhD spoke at the MS World Talks symposium on “Bowel Dysfunction in MS: Strategies for Success”.  Dr. Levinthal is an assistant professor of medicine with the Division of gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, where he directs the Division’s...

Dr. Levinthal Discusses Links Between GI Distress and MS

David Levinthal, MD, PhD’s research was highlighted in a September 2018 Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News story, “Study Finds Link Between GI Distress and Onset of MS”.  Dr. Levinthal is an assistant professor of medicine with the Division of gastroenterology,...

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