Prof. Carol A. Burke Cleveland Clinic, USA

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Carol A. Burke, MD, FACG, FACP has been a staff member in the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Cleveland Clinic since graduating from her fellowship there in 1993 and holds a joint appointment in the Taussig Cancer Center and Department of Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Burke is the Director... read moreof the Center for Colon Polyp and Cancer Prevention and the Head of the section of Polyposis in the Sanford R. Weiss Center for Hereditary Colorectal Neoplasia. She is internationally known for her expertise in the inherited colon cancer syndromes and the prevention of colorectal neoplasia. Dr. Burke's area of clinical and research interests include the prevention of colorectal neoplasia both in sporadic individuals and those with the inherited colorectal cancer syndromes. She has funding for her research through the NCI, NIH, USDA and industry. Dr. Burke has been involved in the education of medical students, residents and fellows since 1991 and has developed and coordinated the digestive disease curriculum for trainees in the in and out patient setting in the Department. She has authored or co-authored over 50 publications, is past associate editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology and a reviewer for many journals including Gastroenterology, GUT and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, to name a few. Dr. Burke is also on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Gastroenterology.