Thomas R Ziegler, MD, MS

Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Director, Center for Clinical and Molecular Nutrition

Emory University Department of Medicine

Co-Program Director, Research Education, Training and Career Development Core

Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI)

Program Director, Emory University Hospital Research Unit

ACTSI Clinical Research Network

Office: EUH GG23

Phone: 404-727-7351

Fax: 404-778-6811

Email: tzieg01@emory.edu

Biography

Education

  • Medical degree: Michigan State University; 1983
  • Internship and Junior Residency in Medicine, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI; 1983-1985; Senior Residency in Internal Medicine, Carney Hospital, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; 1985-1986
  • Clinical/Research Fellowship in Nutrition; Laboratory for Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition, Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 1986-1989
  • Clinical/Research Fellowship in Endocrinology and Metabolism; Harvard Combined Endocrinology Training Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Joslin Diabetes Center and Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA; 1989-1992

Research Interests

  • Molecular mechanisms and nutrient, growth factor and redox regulation of intestinal cell growth, repair, and function in clinical and translational models
  • Mechanisms of action and metabolic/clinical effects of specialized nutrition support in critical illness
  • Gut mucosal mechanisms and metabolic/clinical effects of modified diet, glutamine, and specific growth factors in clinical and translational models of short bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease

Other titles

  • Co-Program Director, Research Education, Training and Career Development Core, Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  • Director, TL1 predoctoral training component and Co-Director, KL2 training component, Atlanta Clinical and Translational Science Institute
  • Faculty in Nutrition and Allied Health; Emory Graduate Division of Biological and Biomedical Science
  • Investigator, Emory Winship Cancer Institute
  • Co-Director, Nutrition and Metabolic Support Service, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
  • Outpatient nutrition/metabolism and bowel rehabilitation service, Emory Clinic, Atlanta, GA

Editorial Boards

  • American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (1997-2003)
  • Clinical Nutrition (2004-present)
  • Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care (1997-present)
  • Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (1992-present)
  • Nutrition (2007-present)
  • Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism (2009-present)
  • Chinese Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2009-present)
  • American Journal of Physiology-Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology (2009-2015)

Teaching

  • Co-Director, Nutrition/Metabolism module, M1 curriculum, Emory University

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