Current Fellows

Emily Bethea, MD
Medical School: University of Chicago
Residency/Chief Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2014
Awards: Fellows Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Clinical/Research Interest: Transplant Hepatology
Publications: Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, American Journal of Roentgenology, BMC Neuroscience

Irun Bhan, MD
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
Residency/Chief Residency: Columbia University
Year Started Fellowship: 2014
Primary Research Mentor:  Daniel Haber, David T. Ting
Clinical/Research Interest: Hepatology, GI malignancy
Publications: Molecular Cell

Kristin Burke, MD
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Year Started Fellowship: 2015
Primary Research Mentor: Ashwin Ananthakrishnan
Clinical/Research Interest: Outcomes and biomarkers in inflammatory bowel disease
Publications: American Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Endoscopy, Annals of the American Thoracic Society, Gut and Liver, J Am Geriatr, American Medical Athletic Association Journal

Michael Dougan, MD, PhD
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
PhD: Harvard Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2013
Primary Research Mentor:  Hidde Ploegh
Clinical/Research Interest: Inflammatory and allergic diseases of the gut
Awards/Grants: Nominee, Fellows Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in Medicine
Publications: Cancer Immunology Research, JCI, JEM, Annual Reviews Immunology  

Gaurav Gaiha, MD, DPhil
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
PhD: Oxford University
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2014
Primary Research Mentor:  Bruce Walker, Robert Langer
Clinical/Research Interest: Oral Vaccine Development, GI Cancer/Immunology
Awards/Grants: Fellows Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
Publications: Immunity, Cell Reports, Journal of Immunology

Russell Goodman, MD, DPhil
Medical School: Harvard Medical School
PhD: University of Oxford
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2013
Primary Research Mentor:  Vamsi Mootha
Clinical/Research Interest: Hepatology, role of mitochondria in liver disease
Awards/Grants: Fellows Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in Medicine
Publications: PLoS ONE, J Virology, Archives of Virology

Yasmin Hernandez, MD
Medical School: Stony Brook University School of Medicine
Residency: Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Year Started Fellowship: 2016

Annie J. Kruger, MD, PhD
Medical School: University of Massachusetts
PhD: University of Massachusetts
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2013
Clinical/Research Interest:  Clinical and translational research in liver disease
Awards/Grants: Nominee, Fellows Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching in Medicine
Publications: PLoS ONE, Journal of Immunology, Autoimmunity, Experimental Biology and Medicine, Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity

Long Nguyen, MS, MD
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency: Stanford University
Year Started Fellowship: 2015
Primary Research Mentor: Andrew Chan, MD MPH
Clinical/Research Interest: General GI
Publications: Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology, and Therapeutics, Cancer, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Liver Transplantation

Suraj Patel, MD, Ph.D.
Medical School: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
PhD: MIT
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Year Started Fellowship: 2016

Patricia Pringle, MD
Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2016

Tracey Simon, MD
Medical School: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Residency: Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2015
Primary Research Mentor: Raymond T. Chung, MD
Clinical/Research Interest: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
Awards/Grants: Clinical Fellow teaching award (2016), Swartz Foundation Fellow award (2016)
Publications:  Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology

Xiao Tan, MD, PhD
Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
PhD: University of Cambridge
Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Year Started Fellowship: 2014

Molly Thomas, MD
Medical School: University of California, San Francisco
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2016

Nneka Ufere, MD
Medical School: Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
Residency/Chief Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital
Year Started Fellowship: 2015

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