Jennifer A. Christie, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Office: TEC B1264

Phone: 404-778-4594

Fax: 404-778-2958

Email: jchris6@emory.edu

Biography

Emory Healthcare clinical profile

Jennifer Christie, MD, FASGE is an associate professor of medicine in the Emory University Division of Digestive Diseases, clinical director of Gastroenterology at the Emory Clinic, and director of Gastrointestinal Motility. Dr. Christie received her undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Michigan and her MD from the Howard University College of Medicine. She completed her internal medicine residency at Beth Israel Medical Center (New York) and fellowship in gastroenterology at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Dr. Christie joined the Emory University School of Medicine faculty in 2007. She is actively involved in patient care, clinical research, and teaching. One of the most rewarding aspects of her career in academic gastroenterology is mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows in gastroenterology. She has written several book chapters and articles in peer-reviewed medical journals, and she has presented at local and national professional conferences. Dr. Christie has held several committee positions in her professional societies, such as the American Gastroenterology Association (AGA), the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE), and the Emory University School of Medicine. Additionally, she served on the board of the Howard University College of Medicine Alumni Association from 2011-2014. She is chair of the ASGE Membership and Diversity Committee and served on the ASGE Training Committee from 2012-2015. She recently achieved the distinction of ASGE Fellow.

Dr. Christie’s clinical interests include irritable bowel syndrome, gastrointestinal motility disorders, women’s gastrointestinal health, and colon cancer disparities.

She is the principal investigator on several clinical trials and has received research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as investigator-initiated funding from industry.