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Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine
Graduate Group Affiliations

Contact information
423 Guardian Drive, 724 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4922
Education:
BSc
Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1998.
MD
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
MPH
Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 2003.
PhD (Epidemiology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2013.
Post-Graduate Training
Residency in Internal Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2003-2006.
Fellowship in Gastroenterology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2006-2009.
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Selected Publications

Scott Frank I, Vajravelu Ravy, Bewtra Meenakshi, Mamtani Ronac, Lee Dale, Goldberg David, Lewis James D: The Benefit to Risk Balance of Combining Infliximab with Azathioprine Varies With Age: A Markov Model. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association Aug 2014.

Bewtra Meenakshi, Brensinger Colleen M, Tomov Vesselin T, Hoang Tram B, Sokach Carly E, Siegel Corey A, Lewis James D: An Optimized Patient-reported Ulcerative Colitis Disease Activity Measure Derived from the Mayo Score and the Simple Clinical Colitis Activity Index. Inflammatory bowel diseases 20(6): 1070-8, Jun 2014.

Menezes A, Tierney A, Yang Y-X, Forde K A, Bewtra M, Metz D, Ginsberg G G, Falk G W: Adherence to the 2011 American Gastroenterological Association medical position statement for the diagnosis and management of Barrett's esophagus. Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus / I.S.D.E May 2014.

Kotlyar David S, Lewis James D, Beaugerie Laurent, Tierney Ann, Brensinger Colleen M, Gisbert Javier P, Loftus Edward V, Peyrin-Biroulet Laurent, Blonski Wojciech C, Van Domselaar Manuel, Chaparro Maria, Sandilya Sandipani, Bewtra Meenakshi, Beigel Florian, Biancone Livia, Lichtenstein Gary R: Risk of Lymphoma in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treated with Azathioprine and 6-Mercaptopurine: a Meta-Analysis. Clinical gastroenterology and hepatology : the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association May 2014.

Bewtra, M.; Kilambi, V.; Fairchild, AO.; Siegel, CA.; Lewis, JD.; Johnson, FR.: Patient Preferences for Surgical versus Medical Therapy for Ulcerative Colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Disease 20(1): 103-114, January 2014.

Meenakshi Bewtra, Christina Y. Ha, Ashwin N. Ananthakrishnan, Florian Rieder, Benjamin L. Cohen: State of Trainee Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education in the United States: A National Survey Gastroenterology 146(5): S-371, 2014.

Frank I. Scott, Ravy K. Vajravelu, Meenakshi Bewtra, Ronac Mamtani, David S. Goldberg, James D. Lewis: The Impact of Age-Specific Risks of Lymphoma on the Decision to Use Combination Therapy With Infliximab and Azathioprine Versus Infliximab Alone: A Markov Model. Gastoenterology 146(5): S-1–S-2, 2014.

Kimberly D. Thompson, Susan J. Connor, Danielle Walls, Jan Gollins, Sabrina K. Stewart, Meenakshi Bewtra, Geri L. Baumblatt, Stefan D. Holubar, and others: What Patients Want to Know When Making Decisions About Their Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis: A Mixed Methods Approach Using Affect Trace Technology. Gastroenterology 146(5): S-205–S-206, 2014.

Corey A. Siegel, Kimberly D. Thompson, Danielle Walls, Susan J. Connor, Sabrina K. Stewart, Meenakshi Bewtra, David T. Rubin, Geri L. Baumblatt, and others: Patients With Ulcerative Colitis Are More Concerned About Complications of Their Disease Than Side Effects of Medications. Gastroenterology 146(5): S-205, 2014.

Alenghat Theresa, Osborne Lisa C, Saenz Steven A, Kobuley Dmytro, Ziegler Carly G K, Mullican Shannon E, Choi Inchan, Grunberg Stephanie, Sinha Rohini, Wynosky-Dolfi Meghan, Snyder Annelise, Giacomin Paul R, Joyce Karen L, Hoang Tram B, Bewtra Meenakshi, Brodsky Igor E, Sonnenberg Gregory F, Bushman Frederic D, Won Kyoung-Jae, Lazar Mitchell A, Artis David: Histone deacetylase 3 coordinates commensal-bacteria-dependent intestinal homeostasis. Nature 504(7478): 153-7, December 2013.

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