FACULTY

Director, Crohn's & Colitis Center

Martin Kalser Chair in Gastroenterology

Professor of Medicine

Professor of Microbiology and Immunology

University of Miami School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

MARIA T. ABREU, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

UT Health San Antonio

Director of the Metabolic Health Center

Texas Liver Institute

San Antonio, Texas

NAIM ALKHOURI, MD

Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine 

Vice Chair, Transitions of Care, Department of Medicine 

Clinical Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 

Weill Cornell Medicine 

New York, New York

ROBERT BROWN, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

ANDRES CARRION, MD

Gastroenterology Training Program Director

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Weston, FL 

FERNANDO CASTRO, MD

Professor of Medicine

Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, Ohio

RONNIE FASS, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine 

University of Florida 

Gainesville, Florida 

ROBERTO FIRPI, MD, MS, FAASLD, AGAF, FACG

Head of Luminal Gastroenterology Research
Department of Gastroenterology 
Monash University 
Australia

PETER GIBSON, MD

Professor of Medicine

Medical Director, Digestive Health Center

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois

STEPHEN HANAUER, MD

Assistant Dean of Narrative Reflection and Patient Communication

Professor of Medical Education

TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine

Fort Worth, Texas

EVONNE KAPLAN-LISS, MD, MPH

University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio

Texas Liver Institute 

San Antonio, TX

ERIC LAWITZ, MD

Professor of Medicine

Mandel Chair in Gastroenterology

Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

University of Miami School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

PAUL MARTIN, MD, FRCP, FRCPI

Professor of Medicine

Chief of Hepatology

Rush University Medical Center

Chicago, Illinois

NANCY REAU, MD

Professor and Director

Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Joy Culvershouse Center for Esophageal Diseases

University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine

Tampa, Florida

JOEL RICHTER, MD, FACP, MACG

Program Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship

Baylor University Medical Center

Dallas, Texas

LAWRENCE SCHILLER, MD

Associate Professor 

Uhealth Gastroenterology

University of Miami School of Medicine

Miami, Florida

DANIEL SUSSMAN, MD

Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology

Associate Chief

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Director, Clinical Research and Esophageal Center

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee

MICHAEL VAEZI, MD, PhD, MSc, FACG

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Gilead,
Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Prometheus Laboratories Inc., and Salix Pharmaceuticals.

Jointly provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences 
at Eisenhower, the Gastrointestinal and Liver Association of the Americas (GALA), and the Texas Liver Institute.

www.galamericas.org