Julia B. Greer, MD MPH
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University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 3708 5th avenue, Office 401.3 Pittsburgh PA 15213 [email protected]
EDUCATION and TRAINING 8/1988-‐6/1992 Princeton University AB, 1992 English Literature Princeton, New Jersey 7/1992-‐5/1996 Mount Sinai School of Medicine MD, 1996 Medicine New York City, NY 7/1996-‐1/1997 Georgetown University Hospital Internship Internal Medicine Washington D.C. 5/2003-‐5/2005 Graduate School of Public Health Epidemiology Francesmary Modugno University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh PA MPH, 2005 Chair: Roberta Ness 6/2005-‐6/2007 University of Pittsburgh Genetics David C. Whitcomb Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh PA APPOINTMENTS and POSITIONS Academic 1988-‐1992 Research Assistant, law (Law professor, Ethan Nadelman) Princeton University 1993, 1994 Research Assistant, surgery (Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery) 1995-‐1996 Teaching Assistant and Instructor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Physiology course 1996-‐1997 Intern, Internal Medicine, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington D.C. 2003-‐2005 Post-‐doctoral fellow, Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Program, University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute and Graduate School of Public Health (GSPH) 2005-‐2007 Advanced Fellow in Cancer Genetics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2007-‐present Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2007-‐2009 Editor of CME materials for Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2009-‐present Director, UPSOM 2nd year Digestion and Nutrition medical school course 2009-‐present Member, UPSOM Interviewing Committee 2009-‐present Faculty of 1000, Associate member 2010-‐present Guest nutrition in lecturer, Duquesne and Chatham University’s Schools of Nursing 2011-‐present Facilitator, UPSOM 1st year medical school Microbiology course 2011-‐present Facilitator, UPSOM 1st year medical school Methods of Logic in Medicine course 2011-‐present Guest lecturer in nutrition, University of Pittsburgh Dietetics Department 2011-‐present Member, UPSOM Guaranteed Admit Interviewing Program Committee 2012-‐present Admissions Committee, UPSOM 2012-‐2013 Director, UPSOM Nutrition and Medicine elective course for 1st and 2nd year students 2012-‐present NBME article reviewer for USMLE 2012-‐present Editor, Pitt Digest 2014-‐present Section Editor, IBD Case Series, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
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Non-‐Academic 1988 Chair, Phillip’s Exeter Academy Amnesty International Group 1985-‐1988 Director, Court Street Nursing Home Volunteer Program, Phillips Exeter Academy 1988-‐1992 Tutor, Prisoner Outreach Program, Princeton University 1995-‐1996 Volunteer Physician, Harlem Elementary Schools 1996-‐1997 Volunteer Internal Medicine Physician, Zaccheus free clinic in SW Washington D.C. 2002-‐2005 Junior League of Pittsburgh, Everybody Wins Elementary Reading Program 2003 Chairperson, NOCC Teal Ribbon Luncheon Fundraiser for ovarian cancer research 2004-‐2005 Speaker, Gillette Speaker’s Bureau (‘Ovarian Cancer: What Every Woman Should Know’) 2007-‐present Member, Complementary Medicine Interest Group, Integrative Medicine Center Pittsburgh 2009-‐present Guest lecturer, Association of Healthcare Documentation Annual meetings 2008-‐present Guest speaker, Gilda’s Club of Southwestern Pennsylvania 2009-‐present Guest speaker, AHDI, Pennsylvania chapter Professional Memberships 1993-‐present AMA (American Medical Association) 1993-‐1997 AMWA (American Medical Women’s Association) 2003-‐present APHA (American Public Health Association) 2003-‐present NOCC (National Ovarian Cancer Coalition) 2003-‐2005 AWPH (Association of Women in Public Health) 2006-‐2012 Editorial Board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology 2006-‐present AMA-‐MAC (Minority Affairs Consortium) 2006-‐present AMWA (American Medical Writer’s Association) 2009-‐present Faculty of 1000 junior member 2011-‐present A.S.P.E.N. Honors 1988 Cum Laude Society, Highest Honors Roll, Phillips Exeter Academy 1992 Winthrop-‐Smith Merit Scholarship 1993 Mount Sinai School of Medicine Humanities in Medicine Award 1994 Mount Sinai Dean selection to present on study methods for national medical boards, for achieving school’s highest USMLE step 1 score 2003-‐2005 National Cancer Institute Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention Fellow, University of Pittsburgh 2004 Dean’s Day presenter, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh 2005 Outstanding Student Award, GSPH/Epidemiology Division 2005 Membership in Delta Omega Society Peer-‐Reviewed Biomedical Publications (Journal Articles) 1. Greer JB, Modugno F, Ness RB and Allen GO. Androgenic Progestins in Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Obstetrics and Gynecology; The Green Journal; Vol. 105, No. 4, April 2005, 731-‐740. 2. Greer JB, Modugno F, Ness RB and Allen GO. Short Term Use of Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. American J. Epidemiology, Vol 162:66-‐72,2005. 3. Greer JB, Modugno F, Ness RB and Allen GO. Anthropometric Measures and the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Cancer.2006. Volume 106, No. 10, May 15, 2006.
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4. Greer JB, Modugno F, Allen GO and Ness RB. Oral Contraceptive Androgenicity and Ovarian Cancer Risk. In Proceedings of Society for Epidemiologic Research 2004. Boston, MA. June 2004. Also in American Journal of Epidemiology 159(11):s104. 5. Greer JB, DC Whitcomb. Practice Points: Does anticipation exist in familial pancreatic cancer? Nature Clinical Practice: Gastroenterology and Hepatology. (2006) 3, 374-‐375. 6. Greer JB, Whitcomb DC, BRCA1/2 Mutation-‐Associated Pancreatic Cancer, Gut Online Publishing September 14, 2006; 10.1136/gut.2006.101220 7. Greer JB, Whitcomb DC, Role of BRCA1/2 Mutations in Pancreatic Cancer, Gut, 1 May 2007; Vol. 56; no.5. 8. Greer JB, Whitcomb DC, Brand RE. Familial Pancreatic Cancer and Hereditary Pancreatitis: A brief review. American Journal of Gastroenterology. Red Section. Published online 2007;102:1–5. 9. Franko J, Greer J, Moran C, Khalid A, Moser AJ, Multimodality Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer, Gastroenterology Clinics of North America. 36(2):391-‐411, 2007 Jun. 10. Greer JB, Whitcomb DC, Brand RE. Familial Pancreatic Cancer and Hereditary Pancreatitis: A brief review. American Journal of Gastroenterology. 102(11):2564-‐9, 2007 Nov. 11. Greer JB, Brand RE. Screening for Pancreatic Cancer: Current Evidence and Future Directions. Gastroenterology & Hepatology. December 2007, Vol 3, Issue 12, 929-‐38. 12. Raina A, Krasinskas AM, Greer JB, Lamb J, Fink F, Moser AJ, Zeh III HJ, Slivka A, Whitcomb DC, Serum IgG4 Levels in Pancreatic Cancer: Elevations Not Associated with Autoimmune Pancreatitis, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 132(1):48-‐53, 2008 Jan. 13. Lowe ME, Greer JB. Pancreatitis in Children and Adolescents. Current Gastroenterology Reports. Volume 10, Issue 2, April 2008, p 128-‐35. 14. Aoun E, Chang CCH, Greer JB, Papachristou GI, Barmada MM, et al. (2008) Pathways to Injury in Chronic Pancreatitis: Decoding the Role of the High-‐Risk SPINK1 N34S Haplotype Using Meta-‐Analysis. PLoS ONE 3(4): e2003 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002003 PLoS Medicine. 15. Muddana V, Lamb J, Greer JB, Elinoff B, Hawes RH, Cotton PB, Anderson M, Brand RE, Slivka A, Whitcomb DC, Association between calcium sensing receptor (CASR) gene polymorphisms and chronic pancreatitis in a US population: Role of SPINK1 and alcohol, World Journal of Gastroenterology. 14(28):4486-‐91, 2008 Jul 28. 16. Whitcomb DC. Yadav D. Adam S. Hawes RH. Brand RE. Anderson MA. Money ME. Banks PA. Bishop MD. Baillie J. Sherman S. DiSario J. Burton FR. Gardner TB. Amann ST. Gelrud A. Lo SK. DeMeo MT. Steinberg WM. Kochman ML. Etemad B. Forsmark CE. Elinoff B. Greer JB. O'Connell M. Lamb J. Barmada MM. North American Pancreatic Study Group.Multicenter approach to recurrent acute and chronic pancreatitis in the United States: the North American Pancreatitis Study 2 (NAPS2). Pancreatology 8(4-‐5): 520-‐31;2008. 17. Raina A, Greer JB, Whitcomb DC. Serology in autoimmune pancreatitis. Minerva Gastroenterologica e Dietologica 2008;54:375-‐87.
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18. Greer JB, The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine and Surgery Book Review; New England Jounal of Medicine 360 (4): 428-‐9. January 22, 2009. 19. Greer JB, Lynch HT, Brand RE. Hereditary Pancreatic Cancer: A Clinical Review. Best Practice & Research Clinical Gastroenterology 23 (2009) 159–170 20. Yadav D. Hawes RH. Brand RE. Anderson MA. Money ME. Banks PA. Bishop MD. Baillie J. Sherman S. DiSario J. Burton FR. Gardner TB. Amann ST. Gelrud A. Lawrence C. Elinoff B. Greer JB. O'Connell M. Barmada MM. Slivka A. Whitcomb DC. North American Pancreatic Study Group. Alcohol Consumption, Cigarette Smoking and the Risk of Recurrent Acute and Chronic Pancreatitis. Archives of Internal Medicine 2009; 169:1035-‐45. 21. Greer JB, Whitcomb DC. Inflammation and Pancreatic Cancer: an Evidence-‐Based Review. Current Opinion in Pharmacology. 9(4):411-‐8, 2009 Aug. 22. Brand RE, Greer JB, Zolotarevsky E, Brand RM, Du H, Simeone D, Zisman A, Lee S-‐Y, Roy HK, Anderson MA. Pancreatic Cancer Patients Who Smoke and Drink Are Diagnosed at Younger Ages. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2009; 7:1007-‐1012 23. Whitcomb D, Greer J. Germ-‐line mutations, pancreatic inflammation and pancreatic cancer. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2009;7; S29-‐34. 24. Sharma A, Muddana V, Lamb J, Greer JB, Papachristou GI, Whitcomb DC. Low Serum Adiponectin Levels are Associated with Systemic Organ Failure in Acute Pancreatitis. Pancreas. 2010;38(8). 917-‐912. 25. Greer JB, Yazer MH, Raval JS, Barmada MM, Brand RE, Whitcomb DC: Significant Association Between ABO Blood Group and Pancreatic Cancer. World Journal of Gastroenterology. Vol 16 (44); November 28, 2010. 26. Greer JB, Brand RE. New Developments in Pancreatic Cancer. Current Gastroenterology 13(2):131-‐9, 2011 Apr. 27. Greer JB, O’Keefe SJ. Microbial Induction of Immunity, Inflammation and Cancer. Frontiers in Gastrointestinal Disease. Vol 1 ( 168); Jan 26, 2011. 28. Greer JB, LaRusch J, Brand RE, O’Connell MR, Yadav D, Whitcomb DC for the NAPS2 Study Group. ABO Blood Group and Chronic Pancreatitis in the NAPS2 Cohort. Pancreas; Volume 40; number 8; pp 1188-‐. November 2011. 29. Kip KE, Swoger JM, Grandinetti LM, Barrie III AM, Greer JB, Regueiro MD. Tumor Necrosis Factor α (TNF-‐α) Antagonist Associated Psoriasis in Inflammatory Diseases: An Analysis of the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (AERS). Inflamm Bowel Dis 2013;19 (6):1164-‐72. 30. Iskandar H, Greer JB, Schraut WH, Regueiro MD, Davis PL, Hartman DJ, et al. IBD LIVE Case Series-‐Case 1: Smoking, a Controversial but Effective Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 2014 Oct;20(10):1696-‐701. 31. Regueiro MD, Greer JB, Binion DG, Schraut WH, Goyal A, Keljo DJ, Cross RK, Williams ED, Herfarth HH, Siegel CA, Oikonomou I, Brand MH, Hartman DJ, Tublin ME, Davis PL, Baidoo L, Szigethy E, Watson AR, on behalf of the
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IBD LIVE physician group. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Live Inter-‐institutional and Interdisciplinary Videoconference Education (IBD LIVE) series. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 2014 Oct;20(10):1687-‐95. Book Chapters 1. Greer JB, Zarnescu NO, Whitcomb DC. Chronic Hereditary Pancreatitis and Pancreatic Cancer. Andrew Lowy and Stephen Lerch, eds. MD Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series, 2008. 2. Greer JB. Anthropometry and Ovarian Cancer: The Inflammation Connection. In: Handbook of Anthropometry, Victor Preedy, ed. Springer 2012. Part 16, Pages 1685-‐1702. 3. Greer JB, Nawaz H, Yadav D. Epidemiology of Gastrointestinal Diseases. In: Geriatric Gastroenterology. Editors: Pitchumoni CS and Dharmarajan TS. Springer 2012; 49-‐54. 4. Greer JB, Yadav D. Alcohol and Non-‐neoplastic GI Diseases. In: Alcohol. Eds. Boyle P, Boffetta P, Lowenfels AB, et al. Oxford University Press 2013 5. Greer, JB. Surgical Nutrition in Surgery Examination and Board Review Lim, R. Jones, D. Eds. McGraw Hill. New York City, NY. 2015 Online Resources Lowe ME, Greer JB, Srinath, A. Fact Sheet—Acute Pancreatitis in Children. National Pancreas Foundation on-‐line publication. 2010. Greer JB, Brand RE. Module on Pancreatic Cancer; Physicians Education and Information Resource. American College of Physicians. 2011-‐2012. Books Greer JB, forward by Calle EE of the American Cancer Society. The Anti-‐Cancer Cookbook. Sunrise River Press. October 2008. Greer JB, forward by Francis LK. The Anti-‐Breast Cancer Cookbook. Sunrise River Press. January 2013. Abstracts Presented at National Meetings 1. Greer JB, Modugno F, Allen GO and Ness. Oral Contraceptive Androgenicity and Ovarian Cancer Risk. In Proceedings of Society for Epidemiologic Research 2004. Boston, MA. June 2004. Also published in American Journal of Epidemiology. 2. Greer JB, Modugno F, Ness RB and Allen GO. Short Term Use of Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. European Menopause Society, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2005. 3. Greer JB, Modugno F, Ness RB and Allen GO. Anthropometric Measures and the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. European Menopause Society, Istanbul, Turkey, June 2005. 4. Doddabasappa PN, Shankar U, Greer JB, Whitcomb DC, Klein A, Gowdar N, Caudill A, Ratliff D; Mcguire R. Incidence and Risk Factors for Pancreatic Cancer in Southeast Appalachian,KY 1998-‐2002. DDW May 23 2006.
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5. Whitcomb DC, Oruc N, Lamb J, Greer JB, Ding X, Barmamda MM. Gene-‐environment factors that contribute to alcoholic pancreatitis in humans. DDW May 22, 2006. 6. Greer JB, Modugno F, Ness RB and Allen GO. Short Term Use of Oral Contraceptives and the Risk of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer. Translational Medicine Research Day. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. May 22, 2006. 7. Greer JB, Yazer MH, Raval JS, Barmada MM, Brand RE, Whitcomb DC. Significant association between ABO blood group and pancreatic cancer. IBST 10 (international Society of Blood Transfusion) conference, Berlin Germany. July 23-‐30, 2010. 8. Greer JB, LaRusch J, Brand RE, O’Connell, Yadav D and Whitcomb DC for the NAPS2 Study Group. ABO Blood Group and Chronic Pancreatitis in the NAPS2 Cohort. Digestive Disease Week. May 8-‐10, 2011. Chicago, Illinois. Selected Academic Presentations 1. Eat to Live a Longer Life. Mensa International Annual Meeting. May, 2010. 2. Health Risks and Benefits of Popular Commercial Diets. UPMC Focus on Health lecture series. October and November, 2010 and AAOHN Annual Meeting, October 2011. 3. UPMC Grand Rounds Nutrition: The Cancer Prevention Diet. January 26, 2011 4. Healthy Eating in Medical School. January 17, 2012. Completed Research Projects: 1. 1988-‐1992: Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy (Princeton) research Internship Research assistant and translator for law Professor Ethan Nadelman; translated French and Spanish documents of the past century into English, incorporated into a manuscript of a book on International drug trafficking; Cops Across Borders: The Internationalization of U.S. Criminal Law Enforcement, 1993 2. 1993-‐1994: Orthopedic reconstructive surgery and data acquisition and analysis for a publication on prosthetic hip replacements that was presented at a symposium in Seoul, Korea: Levy, Roger N. MD, et al. Hydroxyapatite Coated Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. Vol. 51 Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery -‐ American Volume. 78-‐A(1):157, January 1996 3. R25 – CA57703 PI: J. Weissfeld 5/1/03-‐5/31/05 Role: Fellow, NCI-‐sponsored Cancer Prevention and Epidemiology Program Obesity, Hormones, and Ovarian Cancer Risk Training program in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention 4. T32-‐DK063922 PI: D. Whitcomb NIH/NRSA 6/1/05-‐5/31/07 Role: Advanced Fellow Training Program in Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, and related GI Diseases 5. Shapira Family Foundation BRCA1/2 grant 1/2007-‐1/2009 Organ Targeting: Genetic and Environmental Risks for breast, ovarian and pancreatic cancer in BRCA1 and BRCA2 carriers
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6. Competitive Medical Research Fund PI: Michael A. Dunn MD Role: Co-‐investigator “Outcomes and Therapy of Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in Type II Diabetes” 7. Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Phase 1 Safety, Acceptability, Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Study of TMC278 LA Administered Intramuscularly to HIV-‐1 Seronegative Women PI: Ian McGowan Role: Project manager $ 4.7 Million 8. FY 2010 National Defense Appropriations Act PI: Michael A. Dunn MD Role: Co-‐investigator 07/01/2011-‐05/31/2014 Framework for Smart Electronic Health Record-‐Linked Predictive Models to Optimize Care for Complex Digestive Diseases. Current Research 1. Colonoscopy Research Outcomes Project: Determination of Interval Colon Cancers, Surveillance Colonoscopy Outcomes, and Diverticular Disease Role: Research Coordinator PI: Robert (Rocky) E. Schoen, MD 1/1/2014—12/31/2015 2. Abbott Labs Role: Primary Investigator “Nutrition in Chronic Pancreatitis” 10/31/2012-‐10/30/2015 $345,000.00 3. Measuring and Improving Colonoscopy Quality Using Natural Language Processing PI: Ateev Mehrotra Role: Coder Service activities and additional Information: • Served as a grant reviewer for Pancreatic Cancer Action, a UK-‐based non-‐profit association and as a book and article reviewer for the New England Journal of Medicine • Has served as guest lecturer on nutrition and cancer for numerous local non-‐profit organizations (churches, libraries, rotary clubs, Hadassah, etc) and has been interviewed by local and national media • Serves as a peer journal reviewer for Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, American Journal of Epidemiology, Gut, New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Canadian Medical Association Journal, Familial Cancer, Cancer Detection and Prevention, World Journal of Gastroenterology, International Journal of Cancer, Obesity, Digestive and Liver Disease, European Journal of Cancer, Gastroenterology, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, and Nature Reviews • Active member of the editorial board of World Journal of Gastroenterology • A previous major interviewer of applicants to the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine and current full time member of the University of Pittsburgh Medical School Admissions Committee • Multi-‐lingual (French and Spanish oral and written fluency, Italian and Russian oral and verbal semi-‐ fluency)