Peura Named Leading Gastroenterologist
Becker's ASC Review
September 20, 2011
David A. Peura, MD, Named on Becker’s ASC Review List of 125 Leading Gastroenterologists in America
Congratulations to David A. Peura, MD, Emeritus Professor of
Medicine, for being included on Becker’s ASC Review list of the
125 of the Leading Gastroenterologists in America.” This list
recognizes outstanding gastroenterologists in healthcare organizations
across the country, those who are leaders in their field in clinical
and research efforts, and further the practice of gastroenterology
though hard work, knowledge and dedication.
Dr. Peura was the 100th president of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) and chaired its Digestive Health Initiative Ulcer Campaign and its education committee. Last year he won the Julius Friedenwald Medal, the highest honor awarded by the AGA. He has been involved in clinical investigation on acid peptic disorders, particularly peptic ulcer disease, and Helicobacter pylori and its role in ulcer pathogenesis. Congratulations, Dr. Peura.