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September 16, 2002

Dr. Anne Burke Appointed Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

(Philadelphia, 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 of Medicine.

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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