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Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

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Name Email Address Phone Number Title Research Description
James, Stephen 301-594-7680 Director
Saslowsky, David 301-594-8876
  • Deputy Director
  • Program Director
Career Development Programs (K awards)
Andersen, Dana 410-868-0638 Scientific Program Manager (Contractor) Observational and Investigational Clinical Research; Biomedical Devices, Surgical Interventions, and Medications
Barthlett, Alexis 301-594-8881 Program Assistant
Burgess-Beusse, Bonnie 301-594-4726 Program Director Liver cell, molecular and developmental biology; liver regeneration, cell injury, repair, fibrosis and inflammation; bile, bilirubin and cholestasis
Densmore, Christine 301-402-8714 Program Director Institutional Training; Small Business Technology Development; Fellowship Director
Doo, Edward 301-451-4524 Program Director Fatty Liver Disease; Genetic Liver Disease; HIV and Liver; Pediatric Liver Disease; Viral Hepatitis and Infectious Diseases
Evans, Mary 301-594-4578 Program Director Multi-center Clinical Studies in Nutrition & Obesity; Nutrition Obesity Research Centers; Diet & Physical Activity Assessment Methodology
Greenwel, Patricia 301-435-1169 Program Director Basic Neurogastroenterology; Gastrointestinal Development, Epithelial Biology, Stem Cell Biology
Hall, Sherry 301-435-8150 Clinical Trialist
Hamilton, Frank 301-594-8877 Program Director Clinical Neurogastroenterology; Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Research; Gastrointestinal Mucosa and Immunology; Gastrointestinal Motility
Hoofnagle, Jay 301-496-1333 Program Director Basic and Clinical Research on Liver Diseases
Karp, Robert 301-451-8875 Program Director Genetics, Genomics, and Microbiome Studies of the GI Tract, Liver, and Pancreatic Diseases, Nutrition, and Obesity
Kuczmarski, Robert 301-451-8354 Program Director Obesity Treatment and Prevention
Maruvada, Padma 301-594-8884 Program Director Nutrient Metabolism; Clinical Obesity and Nutrition
Meskill, Lauren 301-402-7503 Supervisory Program Analyst
Osganian, Stavroula 301-827-6939 Program Director Pediatric Clinical Obesity
Perrin, Peter 301-451-3759 Program Director Gastrointestinal Host-Microbial Interactions, Basic Mucosal Immunology and Inflammation
Serrano, Jose 301-594-8871 Program Director Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrinology; Exocrine Pancreas; Pancreatitis; Drug Induced Liver Injury; Clinical Research on GI Diseases
Sherker, Averell 301-451-6207 Program Director Autoimmune Liver Disease; Acute Liver Failure; Complications of Chronic Liver Disease; Gallbladder and Biliary Diseases; Liver Bioengineering and Biotechnology; Liver Cancer; Liver Transplantation
Torrance, Rebecca 301-594-7024 Clinical Trialist
Unalp-Arida, Aynur 301-594-8879
  • Clinical Trialist
  • Program Director
Epidemiology, Clinical Trials, Digestive Diseases, and Nutrition
Van Raaphorst, Rebekah 301-594-0056 Clinical Trialist
Yanovski, Susan 301-594-8882 Program Director Obesity and Eating Disorders