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Fayez K. Ghishan, MD

Faculty Appointment:
Professor
Department Head
Specialty:
Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Board Certifications:
American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics (Sub-board Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition)

Medical School:
University of Ankara Turkey, 1966

Residency:
Pennsylvania State University,1977

Fellowship:
University of Iowa (Pediatric Gastroenterology), 1979

Interests:
Dr. Ghishan is internationally recognized for his research in pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition. In the course of his career, he has authored more than 400 publications including original articles, editorials, abstracts, book reviews and chapters. He has contributed significantly to the major textbooks in pediatric gastroenterology including: Pediatric Gastrointestinal Disease, Pediatric Nutrition, Nelson’s Textbook of Pediatrics, Liver Diseases in Children and Textbook of Clinical Pediatrics. He is an associate editor for the major textbook, Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract. His work has been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health for the past 30 years. In 1996 and again in 2008, he received the prestigious MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health for “Consistent and Excellent Contributions to Scientific Knowledge”. In 2004, Dr. Ghishan was the recipient of the Shwachman Award presented for major, life-long scientific and educational contributions to the field of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition in North America. In April of 2014, he will be presented with the Horace W. Davenport Distinguished Lectureship Award by the Gastrointestinal & Liver Section of the American Physiological Society.

Email address:
fghishan@peds.arizona.edu

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