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Congrats to the 2022 AGA Institute Council Award recipients

Add our award winners’ presentations to your DDW® schedule.
2022 AGA Council Awards recipients
2022 AGA Council Awards recipients

We’re excited to announce the recipients of the 2022 AGA Institute Council Awards. We look forward to celebrating these impressive individuals and viewing their presentations at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2022, May 21-24, in San Diego.

The AGA Institute Council Health Care Disparities Research Award recognizes disparities research at DDW. First bestowed at DDW 2021, this award is given to the top oral and the top poster presenters. We recognize this year’s top oral and poster recipients and encourage you to attend their presentations.

Top oral presentation

Megan R. McLeod, MD, MS

Megan R. McLeod, MD, MS

Abstract title: Decline in Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates in Federally Qualified Health Centers in the United States Between 2019 and 2020

Top poster

Sarah Marucci, MD, MPH

Sarah Marucci, MD, MPH

Abstract title: Evaluating the Role of Ethnicity in Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Adults With Access to Primary Health Care: A Descriptive Study Using Data From the 2018 BRFSS

The AGA Council-Gastroenterology Research Group (GRG) Basic Science Trainee Award is awarded to the top basic science trainee abstract.

Suzann Duan, PhD

Suzann Duan, PhD

Abstract title: GFAP-Directed Inactivation of MEN1 Promotes Neuroendocrine Differentiation by Exploiting Glial Cell Plasticity

The sections will also recognize their 2022 recipients of the AGA Institute Council Section Research Mentor Award for their achievements as outstanding mentors in a specific area of research. Check out the recipients below.

  • Cellular & Molecular Gastroenterology (CMG)

    Cellular & Molecular Gastroenterology (CMG)

  • Clinical Practice (CP)

    Clinical Practice (CP)

  • Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders (EGD)

    Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders (EGD)

  • Gastrointestinal Oncology (GIONC)

    Gastrointestinal Oncology (GIONC)

  • Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IMIBD)

    Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IMIBD)

  • Liver & Biliary (LB)

    Liver & Biliary (LB)

  • Microbiome & Microbial Therapy (MMT)

    Microbiome & Microbial Therapy (MMT)

  • Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM)

    Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM)

  • Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition (OMN)

    Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition (OMN)

  • Pancreatic Disorders (PAN)

    Pancreatic Disorders (PAN)

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology & Developmental Biology (PGDB)

    Pediatric Gastroenterology & Developmental Biology (PGDB)

Cellular & Molecular Gastroenterology (CMG)

Jason C. Mills, MD, PhD, AGAF

Clinical Practice (CP)

Thomas F. Imperiale, MD, FACP, AGAF, FASGE

Esophageal, Gastric & Duodenal Disorders (EGD)

David A. Katzka, MD, AGAF Mayo Clinic

Gastrointestinal Oncology (GIONC)

Marcia R. Cruz-Correa, MD, PhD, AGAF

Immunology, Microbiology & Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IMIBD)

Uma Mahadevan, MD, AGAF

Liver & Biliary (LB)

Kenneth E. Sherman, MD, PhD, AGAF

Microbiome & Microbial Therapy (MMT)

Beth A. McCormick, PhD

Neurogastroenterology & Motility (NGM)

Beverley Greenwood-Van Meerveld, PhD, AGAF, FACG, FASPET

Obesity, Metabolism & Nutrition (OMN)

Stephen J.D. O’Keefe, MBBS, MSc, MD (London), AGAF

Pancreatic Disorders (PAN)

Stephen J. Pandol, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology & Developmental Biology (PGDB)

Maria Oliva-Hemker, MD, AGAF

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