Meet the faculty of the University of Louisville Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Click a faculty member's link for more information:
| Kristine Krueger, M.D.
||Chief, Academic and Clinical Affairs; Therapeutic Endoscopy; Gastroenterology; Complementary & Alternative Medicine|
|Craig McClain, M.D.||Chief, Research Affairs; Alcoholic Liver Disease; Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis; Nutrition|
Gastrointestinal Motility; Gastroparesis; Endoscopic Device Development
| Ashutosh Barve, M.D., Ph.D.
||Hepatocellular Carcinoma; Epigenetic Modulation of Hepatocarcinogenesis; Mechanisms of Toxin-induced Hepatotoxicity|
|Matthew Cave, M.D.||Hepatology; Nutrition; Liver Transplantation; Mechanisms of Toxin-induced Hepatotoxicity|
|Gerald Dryden, M.D., MSPH, MS
||Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Endoscopic Device Development|
|Daniell B. Hill, M.D.
||Gastroenterology; Hepatology; Nutrition; Alcoholic and Nonalcoholic Liver Disease|
|Luis S. Marsano, M.D.||Acute & Chronic Hepatitis; Cirrhosis; Liver Transplantation; Gastrointestinal Bleeding; Diarrhea|
|Stephen McClave, M.D.||EUS; Critical care nutrition; Monitoring patients on early enteral tube feeding|
|Dipendra Parajuli, M.D.||Therapeutic Endoscopy; Fellow educator; Director, Fellowship Training Program
| Jason Roberts, M.D.
||General endoscopy; Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP); Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS); Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR); Endoscopic treatment of Barrett’s esophagus; Gastrointestinal luminal stenting|
|Robert Tatum, Pharm.D., PA-C||Chronic Viral Hepatitis (B&C); Liver Transplantation; Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver|
| Shirish Barve, Ph.D.
||Alcohol and Immune Function; Epigenetics and Immune Function, HIV
|Wenke Feng, Ph.D.||Mechanisms of alcoholic liver disease; Mechanisms of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis; Tissue hypoxia and diabetic complications; Gut barrier function
| Leila Gobejishvili, Ph.D.
||Alcohol induced changes in innate immunity; Alcohol mediated epigenetic changes of pro-inflammatory cytokines; Role of phosphodiesterases in priming of monocytes and development of liver injury/fibrosis
|Swati Joshi-Barve, Ph.D.||Mechanisms of alcoholic and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, and hepatocellular carcinoma;
Mechanisms of alcohol-induced immune dysfunction; Impact of acrolein and reactive aldehydes on liver disease.
|Irina Kirpich, Ph.D.
||Gut-Liver interactions in alcoholic and nonalcoholic liver disease; Alcohol and dietary fat mediated intestinal and liver injury; Gut barrier, microbiome, probiotics; Epigenetics and hepatic steatosis; Oxidized metabolites of linoleic acid (OXLAMs)
| Walter H. Watson, Ph.D.
||Oxidative stress and redox signaling; Environmental Toxins and Livery Injury; Alcoholic and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease