The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition focuses on complex-trait diseases associated with genetics, inflammation and precision medicine.

Education and Training

The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is dedicated to physician and medical professional education and sub-specialty advanced training opportunities.


Cutting edge treatments and extraordinary patient care are the hallmarks of clinical care at the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.

GI Events

Dr. Duerr Honored by Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation

Richard H. Duerr, MD will be honored by the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation national office during their June 10, 2021 “Uniting to Care & Cure” virtual program, also known as “Toast & Roast”.  Dr. Duerr will receive this national award for his commitment to...

PAND Young Dietitian of the Year

Therezia Alchoufete, MS, RD, LDN will receive the Pennsylvania Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (PAND) “Young Dietitian of the Year Award” at the PAND Annual Meeting in April 2021.  Ms. Alchoufete is the lead dietitian for the UPMC IBD Center’s Total Care-IBD...

Dr. Whitcomb’s Life Insights Featured by ACG

ACG Magazine highlighted the life’s work and purpose of David Whitcomb, MD, PhD in his article, “Perspectives and Advice to Trainees and the Next Generation of Physicians and Scientists”.  Dr. Whitcomb discusses attributes for a meaningful career and life in this...

Congratulations Dr. Levinthal: “AGAF”

David J. Levinthal, MD, PhD, AGAF has been inducted as an American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Fellow.  The AGA honors superior professional achievement in clinical practice and research with fellowship in the organization.  Fellowships are awarded to...

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