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Meenakshi Bewtra, MD, MPH, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine
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423 Guardian Drive, 724 Blockley Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-746-4922
Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1998.
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2003.
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

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.

Bewtra Meenakshi, Johnson F Reed: Assessing Patient Preferences for Treatment Options and Process of Care in Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Critical Review of Quantitative Data. The Patient 6(4): 241-55, Oct 2013.

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