2016-04-28 15:15:13 UTC

Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth

Chicago, IL.




Review of treatments for small bowel bacterial overgrowth:

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About the Instructors

Shelia E. Crowe, MD, AGAF

Dr. Crowe is a Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the University of California in San Diego (UCSD). She received her medical degree in 1982 from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and completed postgraduate training in internal medicine and gastroenterology at McMaster University. After additional research training in the Intestinal Diseases Research Unit at McMaster University and at the University of Toronto, she joined the faculty at McMaster University before moving to the United States in 1992. She spent 9 years at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston where she served as the Gastroenterology Fellowship Training Program Director before moving to the University of Virginia in 2001. There she served as the Director of the UVA Celiac Disease Center, Director of Endoscopy in the UVA Outpatient Surgical Center, Director of the Training in Digestive Diseases T32 Grant, and a member of the Department of Medicine Committee Residency Education. She joined UCSD in July 2011 as the Director of Research in the Division of Gastroenterology and Director of the UCSD Gastroenterology T32 Training Grant.

As a clinician-scientist, Dr. Crowe has been active in bench research, clinical care, and teaching in the field of gastroenterology. Dr. Crowe has been named in the Best Doctors in America since 1996 for her clinical interests in inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal food allergy and celiac disease, and peptic ulcer disease. She is the author of many topics on Helicobacter pylori for UpToDate. She has served as a medical advisor for local disease support groups including the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America and celiac disease support groups in Houston, TX, Charlottesville, VA and San Diego, CA.  Dr. Crowe has been very active in the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) serving as a member of their Research Committee, Education Committee, Nominating Committee, Women’s Committee, and Council. She recently served as Councillor-at-Large on the Governing Board of the AGA and in this role she chaired the AGA Publication Committee and the Editor of AGA Perspectives. Dr. Crowe is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the AGA.

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