Meet The Medic w/Dr. Maria Oliva-Hemker
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About the Event
What is Meet the Medic? MTH is a conversation with healthcare professionals where we discuss the current state of health equity and health disparities; where you can ask questions, and where you get to experience transparency with people who care and work in healthcare.
This month, Join the Conversation with Dr. Maria Oliva-Hemker - Dr. Oliva-Hemker is Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition and the inaugural Stermer Family Professor of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center in Baltimore, Maryland. She is also the founding director of the Hopkins Pediatric IBD Center, which has provided multidisciplinary health care to thousands of children, teens and young adults with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Dr. Oliva-Hemker has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, given more than 120 invited talks and is an editor-in-chief of the book "Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregiving." She has served on a number of editorial and advisory boards, has held leadership positions in multiple gastroenterology professional societies and has been a member of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation National Board of Trustees. Dr. Oliva-Hemker is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and is a highly recognized clinician. She has been named a "Top Doctor" by multiple organizations including being chosen for the cover of Baltimore Magazine’s Top Doc issue.