The American College of Gastroenterology awarded University of Miami gastroenterologist Maria Abreu, MD, its Lifetime Disruptor award at ACG 2020, Oct. 23-28.
Dr. Abreu received the award based on a vote from her peers and Healio's readers. Throughout her career, Dr. Abreu has worked to find better treatments for inflammatory bowel disease. She is also a leader in researching the disease in the Hispanic community.
In addition to this award, Dr. Abreu received the 2019 Sherman Prize awarded by The Bruce and Cynthia Sherman Charitable Foundation and also received the American Gastroenterological Association's Research Mentor Award.