U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dana Andersen
 

 Contact Info

 
Tel: +1 301 594 8879
Email: andersendk@mail.nih.gov
 

 Select Experience

 
Professor and Vice-Chair, Department of Surgery, Surgeon-in-Chief, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 2005–2010

Haidak Professor and Chair, Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts School of Medicine, 2001–2005

Professor and Vice-Chair of Surgery, Chief of General Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 1994–2001

Professor of Surgery and Medicine, Chief of General Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1990–1994

M.D., Duke University School of Medicine, 1972

Dana K. Andersen, M.D.

Program Director, Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

Current Responsibilities and Activities

As program director for the Clinical Studies program in the Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition at the NIDDK, I am responsible for managing observational and investigational clinical research related to pancreatic diseases; gastrointestinal (GI) and abdominal disease; diabetes and GI hormonal disorders; nutrient metabolism; obesity; and surgical treatment methods.  Treatment protocols include biomedical devices, surgical interventions, and medications.

​Research Programs

Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis
The Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis program supports research on the etiology and pathogenesis of acute and chronic pancreatitis

Clinical and Epidemiological Nutrition Research
The Clinical and Epidemiological Nutrition Research program supports clinical and epidemiological research in nutrition

Digestive Diseases Clinical Research and Epidemiology
The Digestive Diseases Clinical Research and Epidemiology program supports patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiology research in digestive diseases

Endocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
NIDDK program supporting research on endocrine tumors of the pancreas

Hereditary and Pediatric Disorders of the Pancreas
This program supports research on the genetic factors contributing to the etiology of pancreatic diseases and on childhood disorders of the pancreas

Obesity Treatment and Prevention
This program supports research on the development, testing, and translation of behavioral, medical, and surgical approaches for preventing or treating overweight and obesity in adults and children

Pancreas Clinical Research and Epidemiology
The Pancreas Clinical Research and Epidemiology program supports patient-oriented clinical research and epidemiology research on diseases of the exocrine pancreas

Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS and Teen Labs) Steering Committees, Member

Studies of Nutrition in Acute Pancreatitis Steering Committee, Member

Pancreatitis-Diabetes-Pancreatic Cancer Workshop Organizing Committee, Member