Leadership Roles

  1. Chair, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Minnesota


  1. Minnesota


  1. Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  2. Transplant Center


  1. BS - Medical Science Northwestern University
  2. MD Northwestern University
  3. Resident - Internal Medicine Northwestern Memorial Hospital
  4. Fellow - Digestive Diseases Yale University
  5. Fellow - Liver Transplantation Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine


  1. American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine
  2. American Board of Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
  3. American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Professor of Medicine
  2. Professor of Physiology

Professional Highlights

  • Chair, Portal Hypertension Study Group, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), 2008-2011
  • Member, Hepatobiliary Pathophysiology [HBPP] Study Section, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2007-2011
  • Associate Editor, Hepatology, 2007-2010


  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Portal hypertension
  • Liver transplantation
  • Complications of liver cirrhosis
  • Liver cancer


See a listing of publications on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.


See a description of research activities.


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