Douglas Morgan, MD, MPHDoug Morgan, MD, MPH, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, is the Division Director for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at UAB. His top priorities include expanding the division's clinical, educational, and research programs to meet the needs of Alabamians and beyond. His central career interest is cancer epidemiology and prevention in Hispanic-Latino populations in Latin America and the US. Dr. Morgan served as a Peace Corps engineer in Central America. This experience guided his career interests in research focusing on gastric adenocarcinoma in the low resource settings of Central America (Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala, El Salvador), as well as Colombia and Puerto Rico. Globally, gastric cancer is the leading infection-associated cancer, and represents a major cancer disparity in the US.

McGuire Brendan MDBrendan M. McGuire, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine and Medical Director of Liver Transplant at UAB, leads the field of hepatology with his expertise in medical complications of liver disease and liver transplantation. His clinical focus is on the treatment of liver related diseases, cirrhosis, and liver transplant, while his research focus is in the clinical management of complications in patients with end-stage liver disease. He has been involved in industry sponsored multi-center studies using two liver assist devices for treating acute and chronic liver disease. He is the primary investigator at UAB of the Acute Liver Failure Study Group, which is an NIH funded RO1 Multi-Center study at fifteen (15) adult liver programs in the United States.