William B Kountz Professor of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine
Co-Director, Center for Human Nutrition
BA Harvard College 1956
MD Harvard Medical School 1960
American Society for Nutrition (assistant editor, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2008-present )
American Gastroenterological Association (President 1990-91)
Association of American Physicians
American Society of Clinical Investigation (Asst Editor, Journal of Clinical Investigation 1977-82)
American Physiological Society (Editor, AJP - Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology 1985-91)
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Editorial Board, Journal of Biological Chemistry 1998-2003)
Current Opinion in Gastroenterology 1990-present (Small Intestine and Nutrition)
Manual of Nutritional Therapeutics, senior author, editions in 1983, 1988, 1995, 2001, 2008 (with William Stenson, Beth Taylor, Dennis Bier, published by Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins)
Textbook of Gastroenterology, Associate Editor (T Yamada editor-in-chief), editions in 1991, 1995, 1999, 2002, 2009, published by Blackwell).
Julius Friedenwald medal, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), in recognition of lifetime service to gastroenterology, 1997
Abbott Laboratory Distinguished Research Award in Gastrointestinal Physiology, American Physiological Society (APS), 1998
Fellow, American Society for Nutritional Sciences in honor of a distinguished career in the science of nutrition, 2003
Vitamin B-12 absorption
Functional bowel diseases
Drug development in gastroenterology
FACULTY OF 1000:
David Alpers was a Faculty Member in the Gastrointestinal Physiology Section in the Physiology Faculty between January 11th 2005 until June 21st 2012.
On June 22nd 2012, following an invitation from Anton Emmanuel and Lesley Houghton (Heads of the Disorders of Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section in the Gastroenterology & Hepatology Faculty), Dr Alpers transferred to the Disorders of Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section.
In the role of Faculty Member, David Alpers contributed recommendations and reviews to the Disorders of Neurogastroenterology & Motility Section in the Gastroenterology & Hepatology Faculty, writing brief accessible comments to summarize the value of the articles and adding rating score.
The Faculty comprises Heads of Faculty, Heads of Section, Faculty Members and Associate Faculty Members, as well as an International Advisory Board.
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