| September 16,
Dr. Anne Burke Appointed Assistant
Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
School of Medicine
PA) - Dr. Anne Burke has been appointed an Assistant
Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University
of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Dr. Burke earned her medical degree in 1988 from University
College in Dublin, Ireland. From 1988 to 1991 she completed
an internship and residency at St. Vincent's Hospital
in Dublin. From 1992 to 1995 she completed an internship
and residency at Boston City Hospital in Boston, MA.
Dr. Burke completed a fellowship in gastroenterology
at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
from 1995 to 1999.
From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Burke served as Instructor in
Gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania School
Dr. Burke's research interests focus on a chemical
imbalance called oxidative stress and its association
with liver disease and liver transplantation. She also
studies NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), a type
of liver disease found in the obese and diabetics.
Dr. Burke has co-authored original research studies
and abstracts in peer-reviewed journals, and has co-written
reviews and chapters for print publications. She holds
memberships in professional associations including the
American Association for the Study of Liver Disease,
the American Gastroenterology Association and the American
Society of Transplantation.
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