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Jeffrey B. Schwimmer, M.D.

Dr. Schwimmer is a pediatric gastroenterologist who has focused on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease research for over two decades. He founded and directs the Fatty Liver Clinic at Rady Children’s Hospital San Diego. He is also Professor of Pediatrics at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) where he leads the Schwimmer Lab -- a clinical and translational research lab of five pediatric gastroenterologists performing studies on NAFLD in children and young adults across the range of epidemiology, clinical phenotype, diagnosis (both histology and non-invasive measures), pathophysiology (genetics and microbiome), and treatment (clinical trials of nutrition and medications). He has over 160 peer reviewed publications focused on NAFLD, obesity, and metabolic health.