Joel E Lavine, MD, PhD

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Lavine is a faculty member in Pediatrics who is Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He is also the Vice Chair of Pediatrics at Columbia University Medical Campus. His research relates to the etiopathogenesis, genetics, natural history, environmental provocation, biomarker/bioimaging development and treatment of particular pediatric liver diseases, including fatty liver. He is the Co-Chair of the NIDDK Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis Clinical Research Network (NASHCRN) Steering Committee, Co-Chair of the NASH CRN Database Committee, Chair of the NASHCRN Pediatric Committee and a member of the Executive Committee. He is Chair of the NIDDK Data and Safety Monitoring Board of the Cholestatic Liver Disease Research and Education Network (ChiLDREN). He was Vice Chairman and tenured Professor at the University of California, San Diego through February, 2010. Education:University of California, Berkeley, A.B., 1975University of California, Santa Barbara, Ph.D., 1980University of California, San Diego, M.D., 1984Awards and Honors:A. Baird Hastings Medical Honors Society, UCSDAmerican Gastroenterological Assn. Research Scholar AwardAmerican Liver Foundation Research Scholar AwardGlaxo Institute for Digestive Health Research Scholar AwardLucille Markey Child Health FellowshipPediatric Research Prize, American Assn for the Study of Liver DiseaseYoung Investigator Award, North American Society for Pediatric GIBest Doctors in America, 1996-2010Quality, Innovation and Improvement AwardAmerican Pediatric Society

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