Positions

Professor
Pediatrics-Nutrition
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX, US

Education

Fellowship at Baylor College Of Medicine
Pediatric Nutrition and Gastroenterology, 1981
Residency at University Of Michigan
Pediatrics, 1979
Internship at University Of Michigan
Pediatrics, 1977
MD from Chicago Medical School
BA from Emory University
German

Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics
1980
Gastroenterology Sub-Board
American Board of Pediatrics
2014

Honors & Awards

Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship in the Pursuit of Clinical and Translational Research
2013
Outstanding Pediatric Gastroenterologist Faculty Award
2012
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Special Recognition Award
2003
Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee
1996

Professional Interests

  • Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders in Children
  • Gastrointestinal Development
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Parenteral Nutrition

Selected Publications

Memberships

American Gastroenterological Association
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
American Academy of Pediatrics
American Pediatric Society
American Society for Nutrition
American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America

Funding

PATHWAYS TO NEW BIOMARKERS IN RECURRENT ABDOMINAL PAIN IN CHILDREN
- #R01 NR013497
Grant funding from NIH
RESEARCH TRAINING IN PEDIATRIC GASTROENTEROLOGY
- #T32 DK007664
Grant funding from NIH
MICROBIOME AND PAIN IN IBS
- #R01 NR014479
Grant funding from NIH
Advancing Clinical Science in Pediatric Gastroparesis
- #U01 DK112194
Grant funding from NIH
Peppermint Oil Pharmacokinetics/Dynamics and Novel Biological Signatures in Children with Functional Abdominal Pain
- #AT009101
Grant funding from NIH
Diet, the Intestinal Microbiome and Health of Children
Grant funding from USDA/ARS