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AGA Institute Council Healthcare Disparities Research Award recipients

Congratulations to Drs. Ahmed Eltelbany and Douglas J. Robertson, our inaugural recipients who are being recognized for their DDW® 2021 abstracts.
Copy of DEIAward
Copy of DEIAward

The AGA Council is excited to announce the recipients of their newest award, the AGA Institute Council Healthcare Disparities Research Award. Created as part of the AGA Equity Project, this award honors the top oral and top poster recipients presenting at this year’s Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) for their outstanding research in racial and ethnic health care disparities. Here are this year’s inaugural recipients:

Top oral presentation

Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH, AGAF
Douglas J. Robertson, MD, MPH, AGAF

Abstract name: The Association of Race and Ethnicity on Prior Colorectal Cancer Screening Test Use in a Large Clinical Trial of U.S. Veterans

Top poster presentation

Ahmed Eltelbany, MD
Ahmed Eltelbany, MD

Abstract name: Racial Disparities Among Patients Undergoing Pancreaticoduodenectomy (Whipple's Procedure) for Pancreatice Adenocarcinoma or Cholangiocarcinoma

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