Leadership

Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, MS
President 

Benjamin Lebwohl, MD is the Director of Clinical Research at The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University in New York, New York.

 

Ritu Verma, MD, MBChB
President-Elect

Ritu Verma, MD, MBChB, Professor of Pediatrics, Section Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center, Vice Chair, Ambulatory Pediatric Strategy, 2020 Master Clinician, Bucksbaum Institute, University of Chicago.


Daniel A. Leffler, MD, MS, AGAF
Secretary

Daniel A. Leffler, MD, MS, AGAF Division of Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Senior Medical Director, Takeda Pharmaceuticals.


Vanessa Weisbrod, BA, CA, CHN 
Treasurer

Vanessa Weisbrod, BA, CA, CHN, Director, Education & Community Engagement Celiac Disease Program, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital.


Ciarán P. Kelly, MD 
Past President

Ciaran P. Kelly, MD serves as professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Director of both the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program and Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Councilors

Sheila Crowe, MD
University of California, San Diego

Amy R. DeFelice, MD
Columbia University Medical Center, New York

Rachel Kay, MS, RDN, CSP, CD, CNSC
Seattle Children’s Hospital

M. Ines Pinto-Sanchez, MD, MSc, CNSC
McMaster University Medical Center, Ontario




 


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SSCD is comprised of a diverse group of medical professionals dedicated to finding ways to treat Celiac Disease that will improve the quality of life for patients.