Dr. Barbara Jung, MD joined the University of Illinois at Chicago as Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Her clinical expertise includes diagnosis and management of patients at increased risk for GI cancers to include but not limited to Lynch and polyposis syndromes. As part of her interest, she is spearheading a clinical and tissue registry, to answer questions pertaining to high risk GI cancer conditions. In addition, Dr. Jung has an active basic science laboratory studying the mechanisms of colon cancer progression and metastasis, as well as potential biomarkers to predict treatment outcomes. Dr. Jung also received the Thomas J. Layden Endowed Professorship in Digestive and Liver Diseases.

Barbara Jung

Barbara Jung, MD
Division Chief of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

“I chose to work at UI Health because of the dedication of the people who work here. I think every single one of us knows why we’re here, why we get up every morning, and what we’re trying to do — which is serving the Illinois community.”

Meet Dr. Barbara Jung, chief of the division of gastroenterology & hepatology.


INSTRUCTIONS: In order to add a sidebar anchor:

  1. Duplicate the existing item, listed as a 1/6 text field. (Or create a 1/6 column and add a text field, modify the class so it’s exactly “additionalAnchor”).
  2. Modify the text field inside the 1/6 column. Inside there, modify the HYPERLINK so that it would go to a corresponding section with a “#” in front of it. (Example, we have a “chief” section on the page, then it would make sense to have the hyperlink go to “#chief”)
  3. Then change the hyperlink TEXT to a appropriate label.
  4. IMPORTANT: If not done already, go into that CONTAINER that corresponds to your anchor (i.e. Meet The Chiefs), and add an ID matching the anchor’s HYPERLINK WITHOUT the “#”, i.e. “chief”.
  5. (If using side bar widget box, then there’s a saved copy of a widget box COLUMN, grab it in the column library, it should 1/6 of a length of a column.)

NOTE: Order added to the sidebar is from last to first.