7 GI physicians making headlines – June 5, 2015

Here are seven gastroenterologists who were featured in the news within the past week.

U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, MD, introduced his proposed replacement to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is offering a continuing medical education course on colonoscopy, which was developed by physicians and leaders in the GI field. The physicians involved in developing the course are:

•    Lynn Butterly, MD, medical director, New Hampshire Colorectal Cancer Screening Program; Director of Colorectal Cancer Screening at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, N.H.)
•    Diane Dwyer, MD, former medical director, Center for Cancer Prevention and Control, Prevention and Health Promotion Administration, Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Baltimore)
•    David Lieberman, MD, professor of medicine and chief, division of gastroenterology and hepatology, Oregon Health and Science University (Portland)
•    Michael B. Potter, MD, professor, department of family and community medicine, University of California (San Francisco)
•    Paul C. Schroy, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, Boston University School of Medicine
•    Richard Wender, MD, chief cancer control officer, American Cancer Society (Atlanta) and professor, family and community medicine, Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia).

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