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Waddah Alrefai, MD

Professor of Medicine

Director, Collaborative Research

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology


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List of Accomplishments/Awards/Honors

Research Career Scientist Award 2015
Veterans Administration
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) 2002
K01 DK062221
National Institutes of Health (NIDDK)

Annual Research Competition Award 2001
Section of Digestive and Liver Diseases
University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, Illinois

Individual National Research Service Award (NRSA) 1999
F32 DK79542 National Institutes of Health (NIDDK)


Medical School: College of Medicine, University of Aleppo, Syria
Postdoctoral Fellowship: Rush University, Chicago, Illinois
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois