David T. Rubin, MD, AGAF, is Associate Professor of Medicine; Director of the Fellowship Program in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition; and Co-Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois. He is an investigator in the University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center and a member of the Associate Faculty of the University of Chicago MacLean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics. Dr. Rubin's research interests include clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), colon cancer screening and prevention, the teaching of medicine, and clinical medical ethics. He is principal investigator of several research projects and clinical trials involving wireless capsule endoscopy in IBD, measures of inflammation and cancer risk, and novel technologies for disease monitoring, and has contributed numerous peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, review articles, and abstracts to the medical literature. He has written a handbook for hospitalized patients with IBD and is co-editor of the textbook Curbside Consultation in IBD: 49 Clinical Questions.
Dr. Rubin is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association and serves on its Public Affairs and Advocacy Committee and Subcommittee for Training. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology and a member of its Professional Issues, Research, and Publications Committees, and a member of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America. He received his medical degree with honors from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, where he also completed a residency in internal medicine and fellowships in gastroenterology and clinical medical ethics; he was chief resident and chief fellow in gastroenterology.