Both editors will have the opportunity to positively impact AGA journal engagement by increasing the dissemination of each of the AGA publications’ content across their social media platforms. Dr. Engevik will focus on basic and translational science research and Dr. Mahmood will focus on clinical research. They will be sharing noteworthy research and news across AGA’s diverse publication portfolio, which includes Gastroenterology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CGH), Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology (CMGH), Techniques and Innovations in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (TIGE), GI & Hepatology News and The New Gastroenterologist.
Dr. Engevik is an instructor at Baylor College of Medicine in the department of pathology and immunology. She has a PhD in systems biology and physiology from the University of Cincinnati and completed her postdoctoral training at Baylor College of Medicine. Her research focuses on microbe-epithelial interactions in the gastrointestinal tract, with a particular focus on infection and IBD. Dr. Engevik currently serves as an AGA Young Delegate and enjoys her involvement in the GI community.
Dr. Mahmood finished his medical school in King Edward Medical University in Pakistan. He did his internal medicine residency as well as GI fellowship training in University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center where he also served as the chief fellow from 2017-2018. He is the co-founder of @GIjournal, which is a weekly GI journal club on Twitter. He is currently an assistant professor in the department of medicine, division of gastroenterology at University at Buffalo. He also serves the role of co-program director of the GI fellowship program in University at Buffalo. His research interests include medical education, work-life balance, quality improvement in the endoscopy suite and cold snare.
The journals’ board of editors and editorial staff congratulate the new social media editors and are excited to work with them over the next three years.