Katryn N. Furuya, M.D.

  1. Pediatric Gastroenterologist
  2. Pediatric Transplant Hepatologist
  3. Pediatrician
  • Pediatric liver disease
  • Lysosomal acid lipase deficiency
  • Metabolic liver disease
  • Viral hepatitis
  • Pediatric liver transplant
  • Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
  1. 1994
    Research Fellowship - Postdoctoral fellow in Dr. John Schuetz's laboratory. Funded through State of Tennessee Center of Excellence Grant.St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  2. 1993
    Research Fellowship - Duncan L. Gordon Research Fellowship (The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Toronto); worked in Dr. John Schuetz's laboratorySt. Jude Children's Research Hospital
  3. 1992
    Research Fellowship - Duncan L. Gordon Research Fellowship (The Hospital for Sick Children Foundation, Toronto); worked in Dr. P. Guzelian's laboratory; Supervisor: Dr. John SchuetzMedical College of Virginia
  4. 1991
    Fellow - Pediatric GastroenterologyHospital for Sick Children
  5. 1988
    Resident - PediatricsHospital for Sick Children
  6. 1986
    Internship - Comprehensive Pediatric InternshipHospital for Sick Children
  7. 1985
    MDUniversity of Toronto
  8. 1981
    AA - Honors Chemistry, Years I and IIMcMaster University

Certifications

  1. 2006
    Pediatric Transplant HepatologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  2. 1992
    Pediatric GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Pediatrics
  3. 1992
    Pediatric GastroenterologyRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada
  4. 1989
    PediatricsRoyal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    99% Press Ganey Scores for the year 2015AI DuPont Hospital for Children
  2. 2006
    The Thomas V.N. Ballantine Award Outstanding Teacher of the Year Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
  3. 1997
    Clinical Science Young Investigator AwardNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  4. 1996
    Aaron Rappaport Prize for Basic ScienceUniversity of Toronto
  5. 1992
    American Liver Foundation Fellow Research PrizeAmerican Liver Foundation
  6. 1991
    William Cooper Procter Research ScholarshipCincinnati Children's Hospital
  7. 1981
    National Science and Engineering Research Council Summer Research ScholarshipMcMaster University
  8. 1981
    Dr. Harry Lyman Hooker ScholarshipMcMaster University
  9. 1980
    Edwin Marwin Dalley Memorial ScholarshipMcMaster University
  10. 1979
    Chancellors' ScholarshipMcMaster University

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - 2016
    MemberNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  2. 2014 - 2016
    MemberAI DuPont Hospital for Children Drug-Drug Interaction Committee
  3. 2013 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Liver Foundation Medical Advisory Committe, Mid-Atlantic Region
  4. 2010 - 2016
    MemberStudies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT)
  5. 2010 - 2016
    MemberStudies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT)
  6. 2009 - 2011
    MemberNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  7. 2009 - 2010
    MemberThomas Jefferson University
  8. 2008 - present
    Co-investigatorStudies in Pediatric Liver Transplantation (SPLIT)
  9. 2005 - 2007
    ConsultantPennsylvania State Department of Health
  10. 2004 - 2007
    MemberData Safety Monitoring Board, Acute Liver Failure Trial (NIH)
  11. 2003 - 2006
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Disease (AASLD)
  12. 1998 - 2002
    MemberPediatric Consultants Grant Review Committee, The Hospital for Sick Children
  13. 1997 - 2002
    MemberDuncan L. Gordon Fellowship Selection Committee, The Hospital for Sick Children
  14. 1997 - 2001
    MemberAnimal Care Committee Member, Research Institute, Hospital for Sick Children
  15. 1992 - 2002
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  16. 1990 - 2016
    MemberCanadian Association of Gastroenterology
  17. 1990 - 2002
    MemberCanadian Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  18. 1990 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterology Association
  19. 1989 - present
    MemberNorth American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
  20. 1989 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
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