Our Fellows

Third Years

Nicole Cullen, M.D.
Residency: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
BA: Boston University, Boston, MA
Projects: Celiac disease

Alexis Gorden, M.D. - F32 training grant
Residency: New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, NY
Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY
BA: Brown University, Providence, RI
Project: Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Matilda Hagan, M.D.
Residency: Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
BS: University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Project: Sexual dysfunction in IBD patients

Leon McLean, M.D., M.P.H. - T32 training grant
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
MPH: Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, MA
Medical Degree: Tufts University School of Medicine, Medford, MA
BS: Tufts University, Medford, MA
Projects: Role of type 1 and type 3 muscarinic receptors and effects on ileal mucosal barrier function as well as macrophage phenotype and function

Thomas Simcox, M.D. - NIH
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
Medical Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine (MCV), Richmond, VA
BS: University of California - Davis. Davis, CA

Mark Voellinger, M.D. - NIH
Residency: West Virginia University Hospital, Morgantown, WV
Medical Degree: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV
BA: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
Projects: Familial mid-gut carcinoid - natural history, symptoms, appropriate diagnostic modalities, histology, metastatic potential, metabolic sequelae, and clinical and biochemical prognostic factor

Second Years

Jim Y. Chou, M.D. - NIH
Residency: Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Medical Degree: Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
BA: University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Nancy Ho, M.D. - NIH
Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Medical Degree: Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
BA: Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

Matthew Hudson, M.D.
Residency: Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI
Medical Degree: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
BA: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Nathalie Urrunaga, M.D. - T32 training grant
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Medical Degree: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
Project: Role of muscarinic receptors in modulating acetaminophen-induced liver injury

First Years

Erik Person, M.D., M.S. 
Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Medical Degree: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
BS: Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Projects: Prospective study of a combination wedge/body pillow in preventing recumbent GERD.
Research Fellowship: Esophageal Motility, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC

Derek Tang, M.D. - NIH
Residency: Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Medical Degree: Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
BA: Carnege Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA
Projects: Scleroderma Esophagus; Endoscopic Safety; Gastroparesis

Iris Lee, M.D.
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Mediciane, Baltimore, MD
BA: John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

David Chascsa, M.D. - NIH
Residency: University of Colorado, Denver
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington,D.C.
BS: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Projects: Incidence of Early Rejection between Liver Transplant Recipients with Related Versus Unrelated Donor Organs; Clinical Rather than Echocardiographic Parameters Are Associated with Acute Onset Heart Failure after Liver Transplantation.

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This page was last updated: February 11, 2014

         
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