Chairman, Department of Medicine, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus; Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus; Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences, George Mason University
Inova Health System
Washington, DC, US
Zobair M. Younossi, MD, MPH, FACG, is the Chairman of the Department, Inova Fairfax Medical Campus and he is also Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus and Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University. Dr. Younossi earned his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in Rochester, NY (Alpha Omega Alpha, 1989), and completed his residency in internal medicine as well as a fellowship in gastroenterology and hepatology at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation in La Jolla, CA. During his residency and fellowship, he earned his master of public health degree from San Diego State University (SDSU) School of Public Health in San Diego, CA, being awarded the Hanlon Award and Outstanding Student Award for SDSU. He then served as the Staff Hepatologist and Senior Researcher at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (1995-2000). Dr. Younossi specializes in hepatology and gastroenterology and has authored over 400 articles and 12 book chapters in his field. He has also presented over 600 abstracts at international meetings and over 300 faculty lectures. Dr. Younossi's experience in scientific publishing includes being associate editor for Evidence Based Gastroenterology, former associate editor of Liver International, and editorial board member and journal reviewer for Hepatology. He also worked with many other journals in the areas of hepatology, gastroenterology, internal medicine, and with prominent publications such as The American Journal of Medicine and the Journal of American Medical Association.
Friday, October 25
10:55 AM – 11:35 AM