Jay Pasricha, MD, MBBS
Chair of Medicine
Mayo Clinic, Arizona
Dr. Pasricha is currently the chair of medicine at Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona. Formerly he was the director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology; as well as the founder and co-director of the Amos Food, Body and Mind Center. In addition, he previously held appointments as professor in the Department of Neurosciences in the School of Medicine and at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
At a national level, Dr. Pasricha is the chair of the National Institutes of Health–funded multi-center Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium. In the past, he served on the National Commission on Digestive Diseases, appointed by the United States Congress to provide a roadmap for progress in gastrointestinal disorders. He is also the founding chair of the Center for Gastrointestinal Innovation and Technology. Dr. Pasricha served on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) GI Drug Advisory Committee for several years and continues to provide advice to the FDA on an ad hoc basis.
Dr. Pasricha has authored more than 300 manuscripts and book chapters and has been credited with more than 50 patents for novel gastrointestinal diagnosis and treatment methods. His extensive publications on the enteric nervous system and gut-brain axis have gained global attention. He has served as associate editor for publications including Gastroenterology, the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, as well as acted as senior editorial advisor for Digestive Diseases and Sciences.
He has received the American Gastroenterological Association Master’s Award for Outstanding Sustained Achievement in Gastroenterology and the Nobility in Science Award from the National Pancreas Foundation. In addition, he has consistently been on Castle Connolly’s list of America’s “Top Docs,” as well as on the list of “Best Doctors” in America.