Eamonn Quigley, M.D.
Medical Director, The Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders at Houston Methodist Hospital
Dr. Quigley graduated in medicine (MB, BCh, BAO) from the National University of Ireland, Cork in 1976 and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Western Infirmary and associated hospitals in Glasgow, Scotland. There followed a two-year research fellowship, leading to an M.D. degree by thesis, at the Mayo Clinic. He served as Lecturer in the Department of Medicine (Gastroenterology) at the University of Manchester at Hope Hospital in Salford, England before joining the faculty of the section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha in 1986, eventually serving as division chief. He returned to University College Cork, his alma mater, in 1998 and served two terms as Dean of the Medical School from 2000–2007 while also acting as interim director of the Graduate Entry to Medicine program at University College Cork.
Barbara Lee Bass, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Interim Surgical Director, The Lynda K. and David M. Underwood Center for Digestive Disorders at Houston Methodist Hospital
John F. and Carolyn Bookout Distinguished Endowed Chair of Surgery
Executive Director, MITIE
Since 2005, Barbara Lee Bass M.D., F.A.C.S., has served as the Chair of the Department of Surgery at Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston, where she is the John F. and Carolyn Bookout Distinguished Endowed Chair and Professor of Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Bass is the founder and Executive Director of MITIE. A practicing surgical oncologist at Houston Methodist Hospital, Dr. Bass has served as Chair of the Board of Governors and Regent of the American College of Surgeons, Chair of the American Board of Surgery, President of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract and as a member of the editorial boards of leading surgical journals. Her current extramurally funded research program focuses on health services quality and outcomes research, computational surgery, and surgical education.
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