During Vice President Biden's visit, Dr. Jewel Samadder had the opportunity to discuss Huntsman's cancer work with him.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition
The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition has a long-established history as a center of excellence in the research, clinical care and education of digestive and liver diseases in the intermountain west. Our mission as an educational center for gastroenterology is inspired through the collaborative efforts of our faculty working towards new discoveries that will continue to provide better outcomes for our patients.
Edwin Englert, Jr., MD (1926–1985) was the first gastroenterologist in Utah with a full-time academic appointment. As founder and chair of the Division of Gastroenterology at both the University of Utah and Salt Lake City Veteran’s Administration, he established the nation's first VA research and education training program in gastroenterology. Learn more.
We welcome Jessica B. Johnson, MD, as a new faculty member. Dr. Johnson specializes in inflammatory bowel disease and performs colonoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Currently, Dr. Johnson is a clinical track instructor.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
We welcome Michael J. Walker, MD, as new faculty. Dr. Walker specializes in general gastroenterology and performs colonoscopy and esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD). Currently, Dr. Walker is a clinical track instructor.... Read MoreInternal Medicine
Project ECHO or Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes, is working to provide “health care without walls” by bridging the gap between primary and specialty care. They have recently added the Immune Disorder of the Gut Tele-ECHO™.... Read MoreInternal Medicine