Rubin Lab

FELLOWS

Shintaro Akiyama, MD, PhD

Shintaro Akiyama, MD, PhD

Advanced IBD Fellow

Nathaniel Cohen, MD

Nathaniel Cohen, MD

Advanced IBD Fellow

Fares Ayoub, MD

Fares Ayoub, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

Anita Rao, MD

Anita Rao, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow

Josh Steinberg, MD

Josh Steinberg, MD

Advanced IBD Fellow

Noa Krugliak Cleveland, MD

Noa Krugliak Cleveland, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow/Advanced IBD Fellow

Scott Friedberg, MD

Scott Friedberg, MD

Gastroenterology Fellow

Mora Puertolas, MBBS

Mora Puertolas, MBBS

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow

RESIDENTS

Dennis Wang, MD

Dennis Wang, MD

Internal Medicine Resident

RESEARCH STAFF

Cindy Traboulsi, MD

Cindy Traboulsi, MD

Lab Research Coordinator

Tina Rodriguez

Tina Rodriguez

Clinical Research Coordinator

Jorie Singer

Jorie Singer

Clinical Research Coordinator

MEDICAL STUDENTS

Amarachi Erondu

Amarachi Erondu

Pritzker Medical Student

Max Ackerman

Max Ackerman

Pritzker Medical Student

Yangtian Yi

Yangtian Yi

Pritzker Medical Student

Michael Andersen

Michael Andersen

Pritzker Medical Student

UNDERGRADUATES

Jordan Karpin

Jordan Karpin

Undergraduate Researcher

Alexa Silfen

Alexa Silfen

Undergraduate Researcher

ALUMNI – Where Are They Now?

Arthur Aelvoet

Research Intern, 2016

PhD Candidate at the Academic Medical Center (Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Adjoa Anyane-Yeboa, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2016-2019

Commonwealth Fund Fellow in Minority Health Policy at Harvard University (Cambridge, Massachusetts)

Matangi Priyasri Bala, M.D.

Research Assistant, 2000

Anesthesiologist at AMITA Health (Hinsdale, Illinois)

Lauren Bowling, M.S., CGC

Research Assistant, 2006

Cancer Genetic Counselor at the University of California San Francisco

Audrey Calderwood, M.D., M.S.

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medcine, 2003-2005

Associate Professor of Medicine and Gastroenterology at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, New Hampshire)

Rahul Chhablani, M.D.

Research Assistant, 1998

Gastroenterologist at Providence Medical Institute (Torrance, California)

Ruben Colman, M.D.

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, 2013-2015

Family Medicine Physician at the University of Miami Family Medicine and Community Health (Miami, Florida)

Angie Djordjevic, M.D.

2003-2007

Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine (Maywood, Illinois)

Jeanne Farnan, M.D., MHPE

2005-2007

Assistant Professor of Hospital Medicine at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Samuel Gavzy, M.D., M.S.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2006-2009

Resident Physician in General Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (Baltimore, Maryland)

Sarah Goeppinger

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2011-2015

Immunology Specialist at AbbVie (Chicago, Illinois)

Alex Gonsalves

High School Research Assistant, 2015

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science Candidate at New York University in Shanghai

Frank Hoentjen, M.D., PhD

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2010-2011

Gastroenterologist at Radboud University (Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Adam Kaufman, M.D.

IBD Fellow, 2009-2011

Gastroenterologist at Jefferson Torresdale Hospital (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Kian Keyashian, M.D.

Advanced IBD Fellow, 2011-2013

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Stanford University (Palo Alto, California)

Vani Konda, M.D.

2005-2009

Gastroenterologist at Baylor Scott and White Surgical Specialists (Waxahachie Texas)

Rachel Lawton, PhD

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2007

Assistant Professor in the Division of Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology at Cincinatti Children’s Hospital Medical Center (Cincinatti, Ohio)

Julia Marks, P.A.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2010-2012

Physician Assistant at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Illinois)

Marissa Miller, D.O.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2004

Family Medicine Physician at Sparrow Health System (Lansing, Michigan)

Inessa Normatov, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow, 2018-2019

Attending Physician in Pediatric Gastroenterology at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (Bronx, New York)

Jacob Ollech, M.D.

Advanced IBD Fellow, 2018-2019

Gastroenterologist at the Rabin Medical Center (Petah Tikva, Israel)

Talia Pearl

Student Research Assistant, 2018

Medical Student at Washington University in St. Louis (St. Louis, Missouri)

Jason Poston, M.D.

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2007

Associate Professor of Medicine in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Delaney Koehler, M.D.

High School Research Assistant, 2002

Family Medicine Physician at Silver Cross Hospital (New Lenox, Illinois)

Jami Rothe, M.D.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2004-2011

Gastroenterologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Illinois)

Joe Runde, M.D.

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellow, 2019-2020

Attending Physician, Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition at Lurie Children’s Hospital and Instructor of Pediatrics (Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago, Illinois)

Miriam Sauer, M.D.

2004

Gastroenterologist at Wilmington Gastroenterology (Wilmington, North Carolina)

Seth Shaffer, M.D.

Advanced IBD Fellow, 2019-2020

Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Manitoba (Manitoba, Canada)

Anthony Sofia, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2015-2018

Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, Oregon)

Adam Stein, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2010-2014

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Northwestern Medical Center (Chicago, Illinois)

Alex Ulitsky, M.D.

2007

Gastroenterologist at GI Associates (Oak Lawn, Illinois)

Gordon Wood, M.D.

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2005

Associate Professor of Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital (Chicago, Illinois)

Jeffrey Winterfield, M.D., PhD

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 1997-2001

Hank and Laurel Greer Endowed Chair in Cardiac Electrophysiology at the Medical University of South Carolina (Charleston, South Carolina)

Andres Yarur, M.D.

Advanced IBD Fellow, 2014-2015

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)

Timothy Zisman, M.D., MPH

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2006-2009

Assistant Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)

Joseph Ahn, M.D., M.S.

2000-2003

Professor of Medicine and Director of Clinical Hepatology at Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, Oregon)

Andrew Aronsohn, M.D.

2005-2007

Associate Professor of Medicine in Hepatology and Transplant at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Samuel Becker, M.D.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2010-2012

Director of Rhinology at the Becker ENT Center and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Otolaryngology at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Alana Bunnag, M.D.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2005-2008

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (New York City, New York)

Christopher Chapman, M.D.

2010-2011

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Endoscopy at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Britt Christensen, M.D., MPH

Advanced IBD Fellow, 2013-2015

Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist at the Royal Melbourne Hospital (Melbourne, Australia)

Amish Dave, M.D., PhD

Research Assistant, 2007

Assistant Professor of Cardiology at the Institute for Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist and Weill Cornell Medical College (Houston, Texas)

Katia El Jurdi, M.D.

Clinical Research Coordinator 2017-2019

Internal Medicine Resident at the University of Kansas Medical Center (Kansas City, Kansas)

Rishi Gandhi, M.D.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2004-2005

Founder/Owner, Ohio Skin Center. Board Certified Dermatologist and Mohs Micrographic Surgeon. (Dayton, Ohio)

Laura Glick, M.D.

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2016-2019

Internal Medicine Resident at Yale School of Medicine (New Haven, Connecticut)

Maya Aharoni Golan, M.D.

2016-2017

Internal Medicine Physician at the Rabin Medical Center (Petah Tikva, Israel)

Jeremy Hetzel

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2004-2007

Co-leader of Hacking Health St. John at C-Core (St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador)

Amanda Israel, M.D.

Advanced IBD Fellow, 2018-2019

Gastroenterologist at North York General Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)

Robert Kavitt, M.D., MPH

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2003

Assistant Professor of Medicine and Director of the Center for Esophageal Diseases at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Jami Kinnucan, M.D.

IBD Fellow, 2013-2015

Gastroenterologist at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Gabriel Lang, M.D.

2010-2011

Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (St. Louis Missouri)

Yvette Leung, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2009-2010

Gastroenterologist in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Adam Mikolajczyk, M.D.

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2007-2010; Gastroenterology Fellow, 2010-2018

Hepatologist at the University of Illinois Hospital (Chicago, Illinois)

Veena Nannegari, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2013-2014

Gastroenterologist at Amita Health Resurrection Medical Center (Chicago, Illinois)

Sudarshan Paramsothy, M.D., PhD

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2016-2017

Gastroenterologist at Strathfield Private Hospital (Strathfield, Australia)

Joel Pekow, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2007-2010

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at the University of Chicago

Victoria Rai

Clinical Research Coordinator, 2018-2020

PhD in Molecular Medicine, Physiology, and Pharmacology Candidate at Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)

Dylan Rodriquez

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2011-2017

Master of Science in Computer Science Candidate at Purdue University (West Lafayette, Indiana)

Daniel Rubin

Student Research Assistant, 2018

Bachelor of Industrial and Operations Engineering Candidate at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Atsushi Sakuraba, M.D., PhD

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2011-2013

Assistant Professor of Medicine in Gastroenterology at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Mina Sedrak, M.D., M.S.

Premedical Student, 2003-2006

Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Oncology and Therapeutics Research at City of Hope (Duarte, California)

Corey Siegel, M.D., M.S.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2004-2005

Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (Lebanon, New Hampshire)

Philip Sossenheimer, M.D.

Medical Student at the Pritzker School of Medicine, 2018-202

Internal Medicine Resident at Stanford University (Stanford, California)

Julie Voelker, M.D.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, 2003

Psychiatrist at UnityPoint Clinics (Sioux City, Iowa)

Paula Williams, M.D., M.S.

Medical Student at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 2003

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Director of Fetal Cardiology at the University of Chicago (Chicago, Illinois)

Roni Weisshof, M.D.

Gastroenterology Fellow, 2016-2018

Gastroenterologist at Rambam Health Care Campus (Haifa, Israel)

Nicole Yadron, PharmD

Clinical Research Coordinator, 2002-2006

Olivia Yvellez

Clinical Research Coordinator, 2017-2019

Healthcare Technician at Carle Foundation Hospital (Urbana, Illinois)

Nada Zmeter, M.D.

Clinical Research Coordinator, 2016-2018

Internal Medicine Resident at Saint Louis University (St. Louis, Missouri)