Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania
James Lewis, MD, MSCE, is Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, LDI Senior Fellow, Associate Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman School of Medicine and Interim Chief of Gastroenterology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Lewis also directs the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Clinical Research Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Lewis has been actively involved in clinical research related to inflammatory bowel diseases, medication safety, and optimizing medical therapies for more than 20 years. More recently, he has focused on the impact of diet on the gut microbiome and the course of inflammatory bowel disease. His work has been funded by the NIH, AHRQ, PCORI, and numerous foundations and corporate sponsors. Dr. Lewis is the lead scientist for the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation’s IBD Plexus Research Program. He is an elected member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation and the Association of American Physicians.
Saturday, April 17, 2021
12:35 PM – 1:20 PM