Lewis R. Roberts, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D.

  1. Internist
  2. Gastroenterologist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Hepatocellular cancer
  1. 1998
    Clinician Investigator Fellow - Gastroenterology Fellowship Program (Mentor: Gregory J. Gores, M.D.)Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  2. 1995
    Resident - Internal MedicineMayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  3. 1992
    Fellow - Graduate/Research Fellow, Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Missouri, Columbia
  4. 1992
    PhD - Physiology and Biophysics. Advisor: Lené J. Holland, Ph.D.University of Iowa
  5. 1983
    Internship - Medical and Surgical InternKorle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Accra, Ghana
  6. 1982
    MB ChBUniversity of Ghana Medical School

Certifications

  1. 1998
    GastroenterologyAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1995
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Distinguished Alumni Award for Achievement University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
  2. 2017
    Humanitarian AwardMayo Fellows Association
  3. 2017
    NMRI Medallion NIH-NIDDK-NMRI (National Minority Research Investigators)
  4. 2017
    Pacesetter Award: Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences Program, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities National Cancer Institute CURE
  5. 2017
    Inaugural Speaker: Continuing Umbrella of Research Experiences, Distinguished Scholars Seminar Series, Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities National Cancer Institute CURE
  6. 2014
    FellowAmerican Association for Study of Liver Disease
  7. 2013
    Regional Top DoctorsUS News and World Reports/Castle Connolly
  8. 2012
    Top DoctorUS News and World Report
  9. 2011
    Paul Harris FellowRotary International
  10. 2011
    Regional Top Doctor US News and World Reports/Castle Connolly
  11. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  12. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  13. 2008
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  14. 2008
    Humanitarian AwardGhana Physicians and Surgeons Foundation
  15. 2007
    FellowAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  16. 2005
    AACR Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research; Oncogenomics 2005: Dissecting Cancer Through Genome ResearchAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  17. 2005
    New Investigator AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  18. 2005
    Travel AwardEarly Detection Research Network Gordon Research Conference, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health
  19. 2004
    AACR Minority Scholar Award in Cancer Research: Advances in Cancer ResearchAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  20. 2004
    Foundation FellowGhana College of Physicians and Surgeons
  21. 2004
    Outstanding Reviewer American College of Gastroenterology
  22. 1999
    Industry Research Scholar AwardFoundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition
  23. 1998
    J. Arnold Bargen Award for Excellence in Gastroenterology, Division of Gastroenterology and HepatologyMayo Clinic
  24. 1998
    Mayo Foundation Scholar - ResearchMayo Foundation
  25. 1997
    Eugenie M. Bolz Teaching and Research Scholarship in GastroenterologyMayo Foundation
  26. 1995
    Clinician-Investigator FellowshipMayo Foundation
  27. 1995
    NIH National Research Service AwardNational Institutes of Health
  28. 1993
    NIH Clinical Trainees Award for Distinguished Accomplishments in the Biomedical SciencesNational Institutes of Health
  29. 1986
    University of Iowa President's FellowUniversity of Iowa
  30. 1981
    University of Ghana Medical School Scholarship for Elective in SurgeryThe Medical School, University of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
  31. 1978
    Prize for Best Student in Second MB Examination (Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology)University of Ghana Medical School
  32. 1977
    Mensah Sarbah Hall prize for Academic AchievementUniversity of Ghana
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Professional memberships

  1. 2017 - 2018
    ChairAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  2. 2017 - present
    MemberNamed Professorship Committee - Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic Committees
  3. 2017 - present
    ChairInternational Liver Cancer Association
  4. 2016 - 2018
    Committee MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  5. 2016 - 2017
    MemberThesis Advisory Committee (Dr. Shahrooz Rashtak), Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  6. 2016 - 2017
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  7. 2016
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  8. 2016
    MemberInternational Liver Cancer Association
  9. 2016 - present
    Chair, Board of DirectorsWest Africa Institute for Liver and Digestive Diseases Foundation
  10. 2016 - present
    Board of DirectorsHepatitis Foundation of Ghana
  11. 2016 - present
    MemberHepatitis Foundation of Ghana
  12. 2016 - present
    ChairWest Africa Institute for Liver and Digestive Diseases Foundation
  13. 2016 - present
    PanelistThe Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation
  14. 2016 - present
    Executive Committee MemberInternational Cholangiocarcinoma Research Network (ICRN)
  15. 2016 - present
    AdvisorInternational Coalition of Hepatology Education Providers (IC-HEP)
  16. 2016 - present
    External Advisory Board MemberPittsburgh Liver Research Center
  17. 2016 - present
    ChairHepatobiliary Disease Group
  18. 2015 - 2017
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Heptaology; Mentoring Committee for Dr. David Johnson
  19. 2015 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  20. 2015
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  21. 2015 - present
    Director of ResearchMayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  22. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester; Thesis Mentor and Committee Chair (Lorena Marcano Bonilla)
  23. 2015 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester; Thesis Mentor and Committee Chair (Dr. Hager Ahmed Mohammed)
  24. 2015 - present
    CollaboratorEuropean Network for the Study of Cholangiocarcinoma
  25. 2015 - present
    MemberAlliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology
  26. 2014 - 2016
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  27. 2014 - 2015
    MemberThesis Advisory Committee for Patrick Blackburn, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  28. 2014 - 2015
    Co-LeaderMayo Clinic Cancer Center Hepatobiliary
  29. 2014
    ExaminerNorthern Institute for Cancer Research
  30. 2014 - present
    MemberThesis Mentor and Committee Chair for Maria Lozada, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  31. 2014 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  32. 2014 - present
    MemberLiver Cancer
  33. 2014 - present
    Board MemberGlobal Liver Institute
  34. 2014 - present
    LeaderMayo Clinic Cancer Center Hepatobiliary
  35. 2013 - 2017
    Co-ChairNIH/ NCI
  36. 2013 - 2016
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester; Thesis Advisory Committee (Pedro Baez)
  37. 2013 - 2016
    RepresentativeNIH/ NCI
  38. 2013 - 2016
    LeaderCancer Prevention Network NCI (Mayo Consortium) Hepatobiliary Group
  39. 2013 - 2015
    Advisory Board MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  40. 2013 - 2015
    MemberWorld Gastroenterology Organization
  41. 2013 - 2015
    MemberWorld Health Organization
  42. 2013 - 2014
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Heptaology; Mentoring Committee for Sumera Rizvi
  43. 2013 - 2014
    ChairNIH/NIDDK National Minority Research Investigators
  44. 2013
    MemberOral Qualifying Exam for Lang Wu, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  45. 2013
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester; Thesis Advisory Committee (Dr. Issa Rezek)
  46. 2013
    MemberExternal Examiner for Dr. Thomas Yau Chung Cheung, MD Thesis, Department of Medicine
  47. 2013
    MentorAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  48. 2013 - present
    MemberAcademic Appointments and Promotions
  49. 2013 - present
    Associate Program DirectorMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Science
  50. 2013 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  51. 2013 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester; Thesis Mentor and Committee Chair (Essa Mohammed)
  52. 2013 - present
    MentorAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  53. 2013 - present
    Steering CommitteeNIH/ NCI
  54. 2012 - 2016
    MemberInternational Liver Cancer Association
  55. 2012 - 2015
    MemberOral Qualifying Exam and Thesis Committees for Tyler H. Koep, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  56. 2012 - 2015
    MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  57. 2012 - 2014
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Mentoring Committee for Dr. James H. Tabibian
  58. 2012 - 2014
    MentorDivison of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Thesis Mentor for Alexander Miamen
  59. 2012 - 2014
    Board MemberCanLiv, The Liver Cancer Foundation
  60. 2011 - 2014
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  61. 2011 - 2013
    MemberOral Qualifiying Exam and Thesis committees for Scott M. Thompson, Mayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  62. 2011 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences
  63. 2010 - 2017
    Co-ChairNIH/ NCI
  64. 2010 - 2016
    MemberNIH/NIDDK National Minority Research Investigators
  65. 2010 - 2015
    MentorDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Thesis Mentor and Committee Chair for Dr. Roongruedee Chaiteerakij
  66. 2010 - 2011
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Thesis Committee Chair for Dr. Michael Asiedu
  67. 2010 - present
    Faculty InterviewerMayo Clinic Internal Medicine Residency Program
  68. 2010 - present
    Co-ChairmanThe Cancer Genome Atlas (TCGA) Hepatocellular Carcinoma Project, National Institutes of Health
  69. 2009 - 2015
    Protocol ReviewerDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  70. 2009 - 2014
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Mentoring Committee for Nataliya Razumilava
  71. 2009 - 2012
    MentorDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Mentor for Dr. Abdirashid Shire
  72. 2009
    FellowAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  73. 2009 - present
    MemberEthical Conduct of Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  74. 2009 - present
    Advisory Board MemberRepresentatives for Equal Access to Community Health
  75. 2008 - 2013
    MemberProgram in Underreprsented Global Health Department of Medicine
  76. 2008 - 2011
    Committee ChairClinical Hepatobiliary and Liver Imaging Review Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  77. 2008 - 2011
    ChairAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  78. 2008 - 2009
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  79. 2008
    FellowAmerican College of Physicians
  80. 2008
    FellowAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  81. 2008
    Invited ParticipantNIH
  82. 2008 - present
    MemberParking and Campus Transportation Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  83. 2007 - 2009
    MemberEducation Committee-Annual Meeting, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  84. 2007 - 2009
    MemberAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  85. 2007 - 2008
    MemberBiorepository Task Force, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  86. 2007
    MemberTask Force on Biospecimen Repositories, GI Cancer Group, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  87. 2007
    FellowAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  88. 2007 - present
    MemberMayo Post-baccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP) and Initiate for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD), Department of Education Administration
  89. 2007 - present
    Task Force MemberNorth Central Cancer Treatment Group
  90. 2006 - 2007
    Associate EditorClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  91. 2006
    ParticipantMock Study Section, NMRI Workshop, Network of Minority Research Investigators
  92. 2006
    Founding MemberInternational Liver Cancer Association
  93. 2006
    ParticipantNIH/NIDDK National Minority Research Investigators
  94. 2006 - present
    Team LeaderGI Cancer Programs Leadership Group
  95. 2005 - 2008
    MemberDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology; Mentor for Dr. Adil Abdalla
  96. 2005 - 2007
    MemberMentoring Committee for Dr. Amar Ghazale, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  97. 2005 - 2007
    Committee ChairExperimental Hepatobiliary Neoplasia Review Committee, American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  98. 2005 - 2007
    ChairAmerican Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
  99. 2005 - 2006
    MemberMentoring Committee for Dr. William Sanchez, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  100. 2005 - 2006
    MemberThesis Committee for Dr. Laura Moreno-Luna, Masters Degree in Clinical Research, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  101. 2005 - 2006
    MemberMasters Degree in Clinical Research Mayo CTSA
  102. 2005
    FacilitatorMock Study Section, NMRI Workshop, Network of Minority Research Investigators
  103. 2005
    FacilitatorNMRI Workshop, Network of Minority Research Investigators, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
  104. 2005
    MemberPanel of Experts in Hepatocellular Carcinoma, EASL-AASLD-JSH, Barcelona, Spain
  105. 2005
    FacilitatorNIH/NIDDK National Minority Research Investigators
  106. 2005
    MemberPanel of Experts in Hepatocellular Carcinoma, EASL-AASLD-JSH, Barcelona, Spain
  107. 2005 - present
    MemberGI Cancer Program
  108. 2005 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic SPORE in Pancreatoc Cancer
  109. 2003 - 2005
    MemberCoalition for Diversity, Department of Internal Medicine
  110. 2003 - 2005
    MemberMentoring Committee for Dr. Flavia Mendes, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  111. 2003 - present
    DirectorHepatobiliary Neoplasia Clinic, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  112. 2003 - present
    CoordinatorResearch Seminar Series, Center for Basic Research in Digestive Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  113. 2001 - 2005
    MemberResearch Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  114. 2001
    MemberCancer Work Group, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  115. 2000 - 2002
    MemberMentoring Committee for Dr. Thomas Soderberg, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  116. 2000
    MemberFaculty Recruitment and Development Task Force, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  117. 2000
    MemberFaculty Recruitment and Retention Committee, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  118. 2000 - present
    MemberProtocol N044J: A Phase II Study of AZD2171 in Patients with Locally Advanced or Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Study Chair: Stephen R. Alberts, MD. Role: Study Co-Chair, Translational Medicine, North Central Cancer Treatment Group
  119. 1999
    MemberAmerican College of Gastroenterology
  120. 1998
    Full MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  121. 1998
    Full MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  122. 1998
    Full MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  123. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for Cancer Research
  124. 1997
    Trainee MemberAmerican Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  125. 1997
    Trainee MemberAmerican Gastroenterological Association
  126. 1992
    Associate MemberAmerican College of Physicians
  127. 1992
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  128. 1992
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  129. 1992
    MemberZumbro Valley Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association
  130. 1987 - present
    MemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
  131.  
    Ad Hoc Protocol Program ReviewerClinical Research Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  132.  
    FacultyMultidisciplinary Training Grant in Digestive Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine
  133.  
    Faculty PrivilegesClinical Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science, Department of Education Administration
  134.  
    FacultyTranslational Program in Immunovirology and Biodefense, NIH Center of Excellence
  135.  
    MemberSPORE in Pancreatic Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  136.  
    MemberGI Cancer Program, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center - Rochester, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center
  137.  
    MemberMayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  138.  
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  139.  
    MemberEuropean Association for the Study of the Liver
  140.  
    MemberGastroenterology Research Group
  141.  
    MemberInternational Association for the Study of the Liver
  142.  
    MemberAmerican Society of Clinical Oncology
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Publications

Research activities

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