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Charleston Metabolic Disorders Conference Faculty


Conference Co-Directors

Wing-Kin Syn, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, MUSC
Staff Physician, Ralph H Johnson VAMC

Sheldon Litwin, M.D.
Spaulding Palozzi Endowed Chair
Professor of Medicine Division of Cardiology, MUSC
Staff Physician, Ralph H Johnson VAMC

Invited Speakers

Kenneth Cusi, M.D., FACP, FACE
Professor of Medicine
Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
The University of Florida, Gainesville
Staff Physician, Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Anna Mae Diehl, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Florence McAlister Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Andrew Freeman, M.D., FACC, FACP
Associate Professor
Director, Clinical Cardiology & Operations
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado

Michael Fuchs, M.D., Ph.D. 
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Richmond Veterans Affairs Medical Center &
Virginia Commonwealth University

Zobair M. Younossi, M.D., M.P.H., FAACP, FACG, AGAF
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Professor of Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University, Inova Campus
Affiliate Professor of Biomedical Sciences at George Mason University
Fairfax, Virginia

MUSC Speakers

Ruth C. Campbell, M.D., M.S., P.H.
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology

Harsha Karanchi, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Aundrea E. Loftley, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Chitra Lal, M.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Renata S. Leite, D.D.S, M.S.
Associate Professor
Department of Stomatology
MUSC College of Dental Medicine

Robert Moran, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Pamela Morris, M.D.
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology

Christopher Nielsen, M.D.
Director, Adult Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Interventional Cardiology

Don C. Rockey, M.D.
Chair, Department of Medicine
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Marcus Wharton, M.D.
Director, Fran P. Tourville Sr. Arrhythmia Center
Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology – Electrophysiology

Michael R. Zile, MD
Director of Cardiology
Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Cardiology