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Caroline Hwang, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Medicine
HCC 322U 1510 San Pablo Street Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 6151

Overview

Dr. Caroline Hwang is a gastoenterologist with specialized training in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). Having trained at the IBD Center at University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) under the direction of national experts Uma Mahadevan and Fernando Velayos, Dr. Hwang has extensive background in caring for patients with complex, steroid-dependent or steroid-refractory disease, as well as working with IBD patients with pregnancy and fertility concerns. In addition to upper endoscopy and colonoscopy, she is experienced in performing endoscopy in patients with ileoanal pouches as well as chromoendoscopy for colon cancer screening/resection of colitis-associated dysplasia.

Dr. Hwang's research interests include developing innovative nutritional interventions for the complications of IBD and identifying environmental triggers for this disease. She has received several awards and research grants from IBD and cancer prevention organizations (Inflammatory Bowel Disease Working Group, PanCAN). She has also authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals about micronutrient deficiencies as well as pregnancy issues in IBD. She serves as a peer reviewer for the Inflammatory Bowel Disease journal, published by the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

Awards

American Gastrointestinal Association: Grant Awardee, 2009

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Outstanding Instructor Award, 2013

Phi Beta Kappa

Alpha Omega Alpha

American College of Gastroenterologists: 2014 Fellows' IBD Award, 2014

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Fellows' Award, 2012

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: award conferred by, 2013

American Gastrointestinal Association: award conferred by, 2009

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: award conferred by, 2012

American College of Gastroenterologists: award conferred by, 2014

American College of Gastroenterologists: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2014

ORNG Application Instance for Person

American Gastrointestinal Association: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2009

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2013

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Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: ORNG Application Instance for Person, 2012

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: ct_data, 2012

American Gastrointestinal Association: ct_data, 2009

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: ct_data, 2013

American College of Gastroenterologists: ct_data, 2014

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American College of Gastroenterologists: ORNG Application Instance Data value, 2014

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: ORNG Application Instance Data value, 2013

American Gastrointestinal Association: ORNG Application Instance Data value, 2009

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American Gastrointestinal Association: person in primary position, 2009

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: person in primary position, 2013

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: person in primary position, 2012

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: is primary position, 2013

American College of Gastroenterologists: is primary position, 2014

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: is primary position, 2012

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ORNG Application URL

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American Gastrointestinal Association: ORNG Application URL, 2009

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: ORNG Application URL, 2012

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Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2012

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2013

American Gastrointestinal Association: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2009

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

American College of Gastroenterologists: Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine, 2014

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Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Person, 2012

American College of Gastroenterologists: Person, 2014

American College of Gastroenterologists: Assistant Professor, 2014

American Gastrointestinal Association: Assistant Professor, 2009

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Assistant Professor, 2012

Assistant Professor

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Assistant Professor, 2013

Assistant Professor

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: ClinicalTrials, 2013

ClinicalTrials

American College of Gastroenterologists: ClinicalTrials, 2014

ClinicalTrials

American Gastrointestinal Association: ClinicalTrials, 2009

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: ClinicalTrials, 2012

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: email address, 2013

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American Gastrointestinal Association: email address, 2009

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Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: email address, 2012

American College of Gastroenterologists: email address, 2014

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American Gastrointestinal Association: Person ID, 2009

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Person ID, 2013

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Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: has ORNG Application Instance Data, 2012

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American College of Gastroenterologists: has ORNG Application Instance Data, 2014

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: label, 2013

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Faculty Rank, 2013

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American Gastrointestinal Association: Organization, 2009

American College of Gastroenterologists: Organization, 2014

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Organization, 2012

Organization

Organization

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Organization, 2013

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American College of Gastroenterologists: http://orng.info/ontology/orng#ApplicationInstance^^ORNG Application Instance^^10237-120, 2014

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American College of Gastroenterologists: person in primary position, 2014

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: first name, 2013

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: preferred title, 2013

American Gastrointestinal Association: preferred title, 2009

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American College of Gastroenterologists: preferred title, 2014

Agent

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American College of Gastroenterologists: Agent, 2014

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Agent, 2012

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Agent, 2013

American Gastrointestinal Association: Agent, 2009

Department

American Gastrointestinal Association: Department, 2009

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American College of Gastroenterologists: Department, 2014

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Department, 2013

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Department, 2012

American College of Gastroenterologists: position in organization, 2014

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: position in organization, 2013

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Medicine

American Gastrointestinal Association: Medicine, 2009

American College of Gastroenterologists: Medicine, 2014

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Medicine, 2013

Medicine

Award or Honor Receipt

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Award or Honor Receipt, 2012

American Gastrointestinal Association: Award or Honor Receipt, 2009

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Award or Honor Receipt, 2013

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American College of Gastroenterologists: Award or Honor Receipt, 2014

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: has faculty rank, 2012

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: has faculty rank, 2013

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Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: ORNG Application Instance Data value, 2012

American College of Gastroenterologists: Faculty Rank, 2014

Faculty Rank

Faculty Rank

American Gastrointestinal Association: Faculty Rank, 2009

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2013

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2012

Keck School of Medicine of USC

American College of Gastroenterologists: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2014

American Gastrointestinal Association: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2009

Keck School of Medicine of USC

Position

Position

American College of Gastroenterologists: Position, 2014

American Gastrointestinal Association: Position, 2009

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Position, 2012

Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: Position, 2013

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: Faculty Rank, 2012

American Gastrointestinal Association: has faculty rank, 2009

American Gastrointestinal Association: position in department, 2009

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American College of Gastroenterologists: position in department, 2014

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Division of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, USC: position in department, 2013

Women Educators, Clinicians and Researchers in IBD: position in department, 2012

Publications

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs Regarding the Role of Nutrition in IBD Among Patients and Providers. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2016 Oct; 22(10):2474-81. View in: PubMed

Absence of pancreatic intraepithelial neoplasia predicts poor survival after resection of pancreatic cancer. Pancreas. 2014 Oct; 43(7):1073-7. View in: PubMed

Popular exclusionary diets for inflammatory bowel disease: the search for a dietary culprit. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 Apr; 20(4):732-41. View in: PubMed

On the Question of Ethnicity and Its Impact on IBD-Related Outcomes. Dig Dis Sci. 2014 Jan; 59(1):19-21. View in: PubMed

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