U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Sheila Kumar

 Contact Info

Tel: 301-496-9730
Email: sheila.kumar@nih.gov

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  • Fellow, Gastroenterology and HepatologyDivision of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine2011-2014
  • Research Fellow (Pancreas)Pancreas Cancer Genetics and Prevention Program, Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Department of Medicine, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center2010-2011
  • Intern and ResidentDepartment of Medicine, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center2007-2010
  • M.S. in Epidemiology and Clinical ResearchDepartment of  Health Research and Policy, Stanford University School of Medicine2013-2014
  • M.D.Yale University School of Medicine2003-2007
  • B.A. with HonorsJohns Hopkins University1999-2003

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Sheila Kumar, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Research Physician, Gastroenterology SectionDigestive Disease Branch
  • Cancer Biology
  • Clinical Research
  • Epidemiology/Population Sciences
Research Summary/In Plain Language

Research in Plain Language

I have been involved in studies looking at novel types of colonic polyps, endoscopic withdrawal time, and physician attitudes towards new techniques.