Sheila Crowe, MD, assumed her position as the 112th president of the American Gastroenterological Association after Digestive Disease Week, May 6 through May 9 in Chicago, concluded.
Here are four things to know about Dr. Crowe.
1. Dr. Crowe is a researcher with a clinical practice focused on celiac disease and food allergies.
2. She is a UC San Diego professor of medicine and director of research in the gastroenterology divison.
3. Dr. Crowe was previously associated with Hamilton, Ontario-based McMaster University, Galveston-based University of Texas and Charlottesville-based University of Virginia.
4. In addition to working on the AGA's board, Dr. Crowe worked with AGA committees associated with research, education and women.