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Faculty

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Our Faculty are well-known for their strong interest in clinical and research activities.

Professors

Karl E. Anderson, M.D. Karl E. Anderson, M.D.
Professor of Preventive Medicine and Community Health
Internal Medicine, and Pharmacology and Toxicology
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Richard Goodgame, M.D. Richard Goodgame, M.D.
Internal Medicine Residency Program Director
Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Don W. Powell, M.D. Don W. Powell, M.D.
Program Director, General Clinical Research Center
Professor
Professor, Neuroscience and Cell Biology
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J. Marc Shabot, M.D. J. Marc Shabot, M.D.
Raymond L. Gregory Professor of Medicine
Vice Chair for Alumni Affairs and Development
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Roger D. Soloway, M.D. Roger D. Soloway, M.D.
Marie B. Gale Centennial Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Sushil Sarna, Ph.D. Sushil Sarna, Ph.D.
Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Karen Szauter, M.D. Karen Szauter, M.D.
Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Easwaran Variyam, M.D. Easwaran Variyam, M.D.
Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Don W. Powell, M.D. Nicholas G. Verne, M.D.
Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Blanton Distinguished Professor in Internal Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine

Associate Professors

Gurinder Luthra, D.O. Gurinder Luthra, D.O.
Associate Professor
Medical Director, UTMB Medical-Surgical Specialty GI Clinic
Director, UTMB Endoscopy
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Sreeram Parupudi, M.D. Sreeram Parupudi, M.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Xuan-Zheng (Peter) Shi, Ph.D. Xuan-Zheng (Peter) Shi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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John H. Winston, Ph.D. John H. Winston, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Assistant Professors

Jinghong Chen, Ph.D. Jinghong Chen, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Qingjie Li, Ph.D. Qingjie Li, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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Iryna Pinchuk, Ph.D. Iryna Pinchuk, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
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The department of internal medicine is developing evidence based clinical protocols which will be available in EPIC (as order sets) for use when admitting patients with these diagnoses. Their AIM is to standardize care and decrease length of stay and readmission rates.

Currently available protocols are:
  • CAP - Community Acquired Pneumonia Orderset
  • Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis Adult, ICU
  • General Medicine Admission
  • Immunodeficiency Flow Panel
  • MICU/CCU Admission Order Set
  • Oral Analgesic Medicaitons
  • Parenteral Opioids
  • Sepsis, Adult ICU

All protocols can be found in the EPIC order set section.

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