Oriana M. Damas MDAssistant Professor of Medicine; Director, Translational Studies for the Crohn's and Colitis Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
Oriana M. Damas, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Miami Crohn's and Colitis Center in the Division of Gastroenterology and the Director of Translational Studies for the Center. She is an IBD clinician and also a physician scientist. Her research delves into understanding environmental and dietary patterns that can influence development of disease and modify disease outcomes. Dr. Damas has an NIH NIDDK K23 award that focuses on understanding dietary, genetic and microbiome factors that lead to gut inflammation in Hispanics, which represent an emerging population of IBD.