NASPGHAN Celebrates Dr. Eric Sibley During Black History Month

To recognize Black History Month, we want to highlight a member of NASPGHAN who has made a significant impact on our field. Eric Sibley, MD, Phd is currently a Professor with tenure at Stanford University. In addition to conducting research aimed at defining molecular mechanisms of intestinal development, Dr. Sibley held several leadership positions in the pediatric gastroenterology community over the course of his accomplished career. He was Editor-In-Chief of JPGN from 2006 to 2010, Chair/Vice-Chair of the AGA Section of Growth, Development and Aging from 2007 to 2011, and Director of the NASPGHAN Junior Faculty Mentoring Program since 2016. He also won the NASPGHAN Distinguished Service Award in 2017.

Below are a few facts about Dr. Sibley:

Hometown: Los Angeles, California

Favorite GI disease: Celiac disease

Hobbies: Sports fan, stone fruit tree arborist

Favorite Vacation Spot: Maui, Hawaii

Favorite Activist: Martin Luther King, Jr

Book You Recommend: Gandhi

Best Career Advice You’ve Received: “publish or perish “(not necessarily true, but a thought to consider)

Our Partners
The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
Help & Hope for Children with Digestive Disorders
Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
JPGN Reports