Faculty Experts – Animated Patient

The Animated Patient learning resources are evidence-based guides that have been developed with input from expert physicians to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients, to enhance their understanding on a variety of medical conditions and related topics.

COLONOSCOPY:

Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc
Gastro Health, Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida

Juan F. Echavarria, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Gastroenterology
Chair, Clinical Competency Committee
University of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Neil Sengupta, MD
Assistant Professor, Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Director of Quality Improvement, Gastroenterology Section
University of Chicago Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois

COPD:

Sandra G. Adams, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
San Antonio, Texas

Antonio R. Anzueto, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and
South Texas Veterans Health Care System
San Antonio, Texas

DEPRESSION:

Jeffrey L. Anker, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Center for Advanced Psychiatry
Buffalo, New York

Dori R. Marshall, MD
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Center for Advanced Psychiatry
Buffalo, New York

DIABETES:

Lubna Mirza, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Norman Regional Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Tan Pham, MD
Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
Norman Regional Hospital
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Priya Manjoo, MD, FRCPC (Medical Editor)
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Endocrinology
University of British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia

LUNG CANCER:

Dr. Arkadiusz (Arek) Dudek, MD, PhD
Professor
Department of Hematology/Oncology
College of Medicine
Medical Director, Cancer Center Clinical Trials Office
University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Naomi Fujioka, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Hematology, Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Department of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Dr. Shanda Blackmon, MD, MPH
General Surgeon & Cardiothoracic Surgeon
Associate Professor
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, USA

Shirley Kern, APRN, CNS, AOCN
Cancer / Oncology Nurse
North Memorial Health Hospital
Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA

Dr. Pasi A. Jänne, MD, PhD
Medical Oncologist
Director, Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology
Scientific Director, Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Science
Senior Physician
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS:

Fred D. Lublin, MD, FAAN, FANA
Saunders Family Professor of Neurology
Director, The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

Aaron E. Miller, MD, FAAN
Professor of Neurology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Medical Director, The Corinne Goldsmith Dickinson Center for Multiple Sclerosis
New York, New York

PANCREATIC CANCER & DISEASES:

Carlos Fernández-del Castillo, MD
Director, Pancreas and Biliary Surgery Program
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Surgery
Harvard Medical School
Boston, Massachusetts

Timothy B. Gardner, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Director, Pancreatic Disorders
Section of Gastroenterology
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Andres Gelrud, MD, MMSc
Gastro Health, Miami Cancer Institute
Miami, Florida

Andrew H. Ko, MD
Professor, Division of Hematology/Oncology
Gastrointestinal Oncology Program
Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, California

Eileen M. O'Reilly, MD
Associate Director
David M. Rubenstein Center for Pancreatic Cancer
Attending Physician, Member
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, New York

Douglas Pleskow, MD, AGAF, FASGE
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director of Endoscopy
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Jeannine B. Mills, MS, RD, CSO, LD
Oncology Nutrition and Clinical Dietitian
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire

Charles M. Vollmer, Jr, MD
Director, Pancreatic Surgery
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

PARKINSON’S DISEASE:

Dr. Michael Pourfar, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurosurgery and Neurology
NYU Langone
New York, NY

Dr. Ritesh A. Ramdhani, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
NYU Langone
New York, NY

SARCOMA:

Raphael Pollock, MD, PhD
Professor of Surgery
Director, Division of Surgical Oncology
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio

STROKE:

Anne B. Curtis, MD, FACC, FHRS, FACP, FAHA
Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair
UB Distinguished Professor
Department of Medicine
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

Hiroko Beck, MD, FHRS
Assistant Professor
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
UBMD Internal Medicine
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, New York

VTE – VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM:

Victor J. Test, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Center
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina