Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Even as a medical student at the University of Virginia in the late 1990s, hepatologist Carla W. Brady, MD, MHS says she always enjoyed studying liver physiology and disease.
Membership and Mentorship Committee Chair
Name: Vinay Sundaram, MD Role: Membership and Mentorship Committee Chair
National Institutes of Health, Cell Biology and Metabolics Branch
Name: Irwin ["Win"] M. Arias, MD, FAASLD Institution: National Institutes of Health, Cell Biology and Metabolics Branch
Professor Of Medicine, University Of Southern California, Keck School Of Medicine, Division Of Gi & Liver Diseases, Los Angeles, California
At several different points early in her medical education and training, mentors pointed Laurie DeLeve, MD, PhD, FAASLD, in a particular area of research: hepatology. When she was in medical school at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam in The Netherlands, Dr. DeLeve was mentored along with a small group of fellow students by an older hepatologist on the faculty. "Mentoring is absolutely crucial. I’ve had so many good mentors and role models...
University Of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
I chose Hepatology because it combines the fascination of pathophysiology and challenges of diseases. I like this is a subspecialty of Internal Medicine that delves into most areas of human health!
Director, Pilot And Feasibility Program, Pittsburgh Liver Research Center At UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Following the advice of his instructor while pursuing his doctorate in toxicology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Professor Gavin E. Arteel, PhD, FAASLD, joined the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Name: William F. Balistreri, MD, FAASLD Institution: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Jefferson University Hospitals, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Steven K. Herrine, MD, FAASLD, the Program Director of Transplant Hepatology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia and one of the creators of the AASLD Foundation’s Emerging Liver Scholars Program, has been a consistently active AASLD member since he started his career.