GI News and Events

Dr. Levinthal Awarded IFFGD Research Award

David Levinthal, MD, PhD has received a 2019 International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (FFGD) Research Recognition Award.  Dr. Levinthal is being recognized for his accomplishments to advance the understanding and care of chronic gastrointestinal...

Dr. David Binion Receives Sherman Prize

David G. Binion, MD received the coveted Sherman Prize for his analysis of “Big Data” to better understand IBD and to optimize treatment strategies for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Dr. Binion received this competitive award at the December...

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....

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