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Dr. David Levinthal Named American Gastroenterological Association Fellow

April 13, 2021

David Levinthal HRDavid J. Levinthal, MD, PhD, AGAF, has been inducted as an American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Fellow. The AGA honors superior professional achievement in clinical practice and research with fellowship in the organization. Fellowships are awarded to members whose accomplishments and contributions demonstrate personal commitment to the field of gastroenterology.

The AGA includes more than 16,000 members across the world who are involved in all aspects of the science, practice, and advancement of gastroenterology. 

About Dr. Levinthal

David Levinthal, MD, PhD, AGAF, is the director of the Neurogastroenterology and Motility Center and assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 
Dr. Levinthal's research focuses on the neural mechanisms by which the cerebral cortex influences GI tract function. His lab uses both neuroanatomical tracing and neurophysiological techniques to explore the neural basis for central nervous system influences over autonomic regulation in both health and disease.

In a clinical setting, Dr. Levinthal is interested in exploring the cognitive and emotional determinants of symptom severity in functional GI disorders, with an interest in developing new integrated models of care that exploit mind-body interventions.