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Medical Advisory Council

Medical Advisory Council

Rita Balice-Gordon, PhD
Chief Executive Officer
Muna Therapeutics

Adjunct Professor of Neuroscience
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Rachel Begun, MS, RDN, CDN
Founder & CEO
Rachel Begun Coaching and Culture

Keith Berkowitz, MD
Founder and Medical Director
Center for Balanced Health

Craig J. Brown, MD, FACS
Ophthalmologist, Founding Partner
The Eye Center

Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF
Past President & Julius M. Friedenwald Medal Recipient
American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)

Anthony J. DiMarino, Jr., MD
Director, Digestive Health Institute
Dorrance H. Hamilton Professor of Medicine
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Nancy Patin Falini, MA, RD, LDN
Registered Dietitian, Private Practice (Celiac)
Consultant, Author, Lecturer

Paolo Fortina, MD, PhD
Director, Cancer Genomics and Bioinformatics Core at the Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center
Professor, Department of Cancer Biology and Medical Oncology
Thomas Jefferson University

Marla J. Gold, MD
Professor and Dean Emerita, Health Management and Policy
Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health

Edward J. Hoffenberg, MD
Professor of Pediatrics-Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Children’s Hospital Colorado

Ciarán P. Kelly, MD
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Director, Celiac Center
Associate Director, Gastroenterology Training Fellowship
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Daniel A. Leffler, MD, MS, AGAF
Senior Medical Director, Gastroenterology
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

Director of Clinical Research at the Celiac Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Associate Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School

Robert H. Lerman, MD, PhD
Functional Medicine Research Center
MetaProteomics, Inc.

Ted Malahias, DDS
Bridgeworks Family Dental Center

Robert A. Mangione, EdD, RPh
Executive Director of Educational Programs and Curriculum, School of Professional Development
Faculty Director & Lecturer, Higher Education Administration Program
Stony Brook University

Adjunct Faculty, Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, School of Education
Manhattanville College

Stanton B. Miller, MD, MPH
Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery
Clinical Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Clinical Associate Professor of Population Health
Executive Director, Jefferson Center for Injury Research and Prevention (JCIRP)
Editor-in-Chief, Evanescent
Director, Eakins Writers’ Workshop
Thomas Jefferson University

Stephen D. Miller, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Microbiology-Immunology
Northwestern University

Gerard E. Mullin, MD
Director, JHH Integrative GI Nutrition Services
Director, JHH Capsule Endoscopy Program
Chair, JHH Nutrition Advisory Committee
Associate Professor of Medicine
The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Joseph A. Murray, MD
Gastroenterologist, Internist
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Michelle Pietzak, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
USC Keck School of Medicine

Global Therapeutic Area Head, Gastroenterology

Ludvig M. Sollid, MD
Professor of Medicine (Immunology)
University of Oslo

Warren Strober, MD
Chief, The Mucosal Immunity Section
National Institutes of Health

Ritu Verma, MD
Professor of Pediatrics
Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center
The University of Chicago Medicine

NIH Liaison

Stephen P. James, MD
Director, Division of Digestive Diseases & Nutrition
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health

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