Dimmitt Reed 2016

Reed Dimmitt, M.D., DVM, MSPH 

Division Director 
Professor

Medical School: St. Louis University
Internship: Lucille Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Residency: Lucille Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Hospital
Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics-General Pediatrics, 2001, American Board of Pediatrics-Neonatal/Perinatal Medicine, 2003, Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology, 2011
Interest: Role of gut bacteria in NEC and IBD

 

Cohen Mitch 2016Mitchell B. Cohen, M.D.

Katharine Reynolds Ireland Professor
Chair, UAB Department of Pediatrics
Physician-in-Chief, Children's of Alabama

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY
Internship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH
Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, ABP Sub-board in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Research Interest: Identification of mechanisms for the increased susceptibility of infants to toxigenic E. coli diarrhea. His endogenous intestinal peptides guanylin and uroguanylin study has resulted in an understanding of their secretory, diuretic, and anti-nociceptive functions. His studies in part provided the basis for the development of pharmacologic agonists of the guanylin/uroguanylin receptor, e.g., linaclotide, now used to treat severe constipation and irritable bowel syndrome. Clinical research relating to vaccines for diarrheal diseases; most recently concentrated on a double mutant of heat labile toxin (dmLT) which could be useful as part of a vaccine cocktail against enterotoxigenic E. coli infection as well as being a potential adjuvant for other enteric vaccines.  Development of a human challenge model to test Cholera vaccine efficacy.
Clinical Interests: inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease, diarrheal disease

 
Margaux Barnes 2016

Margaux Barnes, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Barnes earned her Ph.D. at UAB followed by her fellowship at UAB’s Leadership Education in Adolescent Health Program. As faculty in GI, her research will focus on the development of interventions to increase engagement in health-promoting behaviors in youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. She is specifically interested in the development of novel diet and physical activity interventions that may mitigate some of the long-term health outcomes associated with IBD. 


Jester Traci 2016

Traci Jester, MD

Assistant Professor
Co- Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic

Medical School: UAB School of Medicine
Internship: UAB Department of Pediatrics
Residency: UAB Department of Pediatrics
Fellowship: UAB Department of Pediatrics - Dixon Fellow
Certifications: Board Certified in Pediatrics in 2009, Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology in 2013
Interest: Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Celiac Disease, and Nutrition

 

Kassel Rachel 2016Rachel Kassel, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Kassel completed her pediatric residency at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Dr. Kassel completed her Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. She earned her medical degree and Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. Dr. Kassel will be working with Intensive Feeding Program as well as seeing patients in the general, aerodigestive, and eosinophilic GI clinics.

 

maclin jeanine 2016Jeanine Maclin, M.D.

Associate Professor
Division Fellowship Program Director
Co- Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Internship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics, Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology in 2009  
Interest: Clinical GI Care, Obesity

Mestre Jose 2016Jose Mestre, M.D.

Professor

Medical School: University of Florida, Gainesville
Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia, Richmond
Certifications: American Board of Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

 

Nogueira Janaina 2016Janaina Nogueira, M.D. 

Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Pernambuco - Brazil
Internship: University of South Alabama
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Certification: American Board of Pediatrics - 2008, Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology-2015
Disease treated/ clinical interest: Liver disorders and liver transplantation
Interest: Pediatric liver disorders and liver transplant 
 

Galloway David 2016David Galloway, M.D. 

Assistant Professor

Medical School: Texas A&M University
Residency: Phoenix Children's Hospital/Maricopa Medical Center Pediatric Residency Program
Fellowship:  University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Certification: Board Certified in General Pediatrics, Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology in 2015
 
 

Bhatia Erin picErin Bhatia, M.D. 

Instructor

Medical School: University of South Alabama
Residency: Greenville Health System
Certification: Board Certified in General Pediatrics 
 
 
 
 

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