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University Gastroenterology President Dr. Thomas E. Sepe Earns Clinical Professorship at Brown University Medical School
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (July 12, 2018) – University Gastroenterology has announced that its President, Dr. Thomas E. Sepe, has been promoted to the position of Clinical Professor of Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Dr. Sepe served as a Clinical Associate Professor for 10 years prior to this promotion and has been teaching at the medical school for more than 25 years.
Dr. Sepe’s Clinical Professorship, effective July 1, 2018, was bestowed after a year-long application and review process. Dr. Sepe earned national recognition through his clinical trials work with liver disease, specifically in Hepatitis C, an accomplishment that he says helped him attain the promotion. He also credits the team at University Gastroenterology, saying that the support of the group “is a contributing factor” to his success.
With this new title, Dr. Sepe now holds the highest faculty rank at University Gastroenterology, where he also serves as Director of the Liver Center and Director of Clinical Trials in Hepatology. At the Warren Alpert School of Medicine, Dr. Sepe teaches and mentors many levels of medical students, including first-years, medical residents, and fellows.
Dr. Sepe cites the influence of his own mentors as the catalyst of this advancement in his teaching career, “To be someone who promotes success in a clinical career is very important to me, as I have had many people who were amazingly influential in what I’ve accomplished. It brings me great satisfaction to be able to return that to a new generation of physicians,” said Dr. Sepe.
A resident of Lincoln, RI, Dr. Sepe is a graduate of Brown University and earned his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. He completed an Internal Medicine residency at Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, MA as well as a gastroenterology fellowship at the New England Medical Center.
About University Gastroenterology
University Gastroenterology is a 23-member single specialty group providing patient friendly, cutting edge care for diseases of the liver and gastrointestinal tract. Our doctors are regionally recognized for their expertise in general gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel disease, liver disease, and therapeutic endoscopy. Our group has major campuses in Providence, East Greenwich, and Portsmouth. Each campus houses a state-of-the-art ambulatory Endoscopy Center that provides a caring and cost-effective environment, as well as an in-office Pathology Center. Our group also provides inpatient consultative services at Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital, Kent County Hospital, Newport Hospital, and Roger Williams Hospital. Referrals are welcome.
For more information on University Gastroenterology visit: www.universitygi.com.