Laura E. Raffals, M.D.

  1. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Crohn's disease
  2. Inflammatory bowel disease
  3. Pouchitis
  4. Ulcerative colitis
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis)
  • Pouchitis
  • Role of the microbiota in inflammatory bowel disease
  1. 2007
    MS - Health StudiesUniversity of Chicago
  2. 2005
    Fellow - GastroenterologyUniversity of Chicago Medical Center
  3. 2002
    Chief Resident - Internal MedicineRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  4. 2001
    Resident - Internal MedicineRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  5. 1998
    MDIndiana University School of Medicine
  6. 1994
    BS - BiologyUniversity Of Evansville

Certifications

  1. 2005
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2016
    Women's Leadership ConferenceAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  2. 2015
    WGO Train the Trainer WorkshopAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  3. 2014
    GIH Teaching AwardMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  4. 2014
    Top Educator for Resident EducationMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  5. 2013
    Top Educator for Resident EducationMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  6. 2012
    Top Educator for Resident EducationMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  7. 2006
    GIRF Associates' Board Medical LiaisonGastrointestinal Research Foundation of Chicago
  8. 2006
    Invited Junior Faculty Presenter4th Japan GRG/AGA Symposium
  9. 2005
    GIRF Associates' Board Award for ResearchGastrointestinal Research Foundation of Chicago
  10. 2005
    AGA/Centocor Excellence in IBD Clinical Research AwardAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  11. 2003
    Chief FellowUniversity of Chicago
  12. 2002
    ACG Clinical Research AwardAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  13. 2002
    Housestaff Teaching AwardRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  14. 2001
    Hero of the HeartRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  15. 2001
    Chief ResidentRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
  16. 1999
    Intern of the YearRush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - present
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  2. 2015 - 2018
    MemberClinical Awards Review Committee, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation
  3. 2015 - 2018
    Site InvestigatorCrohn's and Colitis Foundation SPARC
  4. 2015 - 2018
    Co-Principal InvestigatorCrohn's and Colitis Foundation SPARC
  5. 2015 - 2017
    Women's Committee, American Gastroenterological Association
  6. 2015 - 2016
    Committee MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  7. 2014 - present
    MemberGIH Leadership Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  8. 2014 - present
    MemberGIH Clinical Competency Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  9. 2014 - present
    MemberAnnual Meeting Program Subcommittee, American College of Gastroenterology
  10. 2014 - present
    ChairIBD Partners Executive Committee
  11. 2013 - 2015
    MemberGIH Social Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  12. 2013 - present
    MemberResearch Committee, Department of Health Sciences Research
  13. 2013 - present
    ChairGIH Education Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  14. 2013 - present
    Section EditorSelf-Assessment Test Subcommittee, American College of Gastroenterology
  15. 2013 - present
    MemberEducational Affairs Committee, American College of Gastroenterology
  16. 2012 - 2014
    Academic Practice RepresentativeIBD Partners Executive Committee
  17. 2011 - present
    Medical AdvisorCrohn's and Colitis Foundation, Minnesota Chapter
  18. 2010 - 2011
    MemberSedation Committee, University of Chicago
  19. 2010
    Co-ChairRegional Educational Meeting, Patient Program, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  20. 2009 - 2011
    MemberWomen's Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  21. 2009 - 2010
    ChairResearch Day Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  22. 2009
    Co-ChairRegional Educational Meeting, Patient Program, Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
  23. 2008 - 2009
    MemberResearch Day Committee, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago
  24. 2007 - present
    MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  25. 2006 - present
    MemberBuilding Research in IBD Globally
  26. 2006 - present
    MemberCrohn's and Colitis Foundation
  27. 2004 - 2005
    Vice PresidentIllinois ACP-ASIM Associates Council
  28. 2002 - 2011
    MemberChicago Society of Gastroenterology
  29. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  30. 2002 - present
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  31. 1999 - 2002
    MemberAmerican Society of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians
  32.  
    GIH Leadership Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  33.  
    MemberIllinois Carol Fisher Chapter, Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
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Publications

Research activities

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