A/Prof Katherine Garman Duke University in Durham North Carolina, USA

Katherine S. Garman, MD, MHS, is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in the United States. After attending Yale University as an undergraduate, she joined Duke’s School of Medicine, where she completed her medical degree and the Clinical Research Training Program with a master’s degree in health sciences.  She remained at Duke for clinical training in internal medicine, including a year as Chief Resident, followed by gastroenterology fellowship before joining Duke’s faculty. She is a practicing gastroenterologist and Fellow of the American Gastroenterological Association.

At Duke, she serves as Vice Chief of Research in the Division of Gastroenterology, and she co-leads the Duke Cancer Institute’s program in Cancer Risk, Detection, and Interception. As a translational scientist, her research focuses on the pathogenesis of esophageal and gastric cancers with a strong emphasis on enrolling diverse cohorts of patients into human research studies.