PA) - Dr. Chinyu Su has been appointed an Assistant
Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
After earning her medical degree in 1994 from Albert
Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, Dr. Su
completed her internship and residency in internal medicine
at the University of Michigan Medical Center in Ann
Arbor, MI. That was followed by a four-year fellowship
in Gastroenterology at the Hospital of the University
of Pennsylvania (HUP) in Philadelphia that included
two years of basic science research on inflammatory
Dr. Su's current research interest and the focus of
her clinical practice is inflammatory bowel disease.
Her clinical research activities focus on assessment
of the disease and efficacy and monitoring of drug therapy.
In 2000, Dr. Su received the ADHF/AGA AstraZeneca Fellowship/Faculty
Transition Award and in 2001 she was awarded the ACG/Centocor
IBD Abstract Award at the American College of Gastroenterology
Dr. Su has co-authored original research studies and
abstracts in peer-reviewed journals and co-written editorials,
reviews and chapters for print publications. She holds
memberships in a number of national professional societies,
including the American Gastroenterological Association,
the American College of Gastroenterology, and the Crohn's
& Colitis Foundation of America.
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