Pasricha headshot May 2019

Sarina Pasricha, M.D., MSCR

Individual Lecture (live online presentation) – Sarina Pasricha, MD, MSCR – Thursday, Apr 07, 2022, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm EST

Panel – Plant Based Cardiologists and Gastroenterologists Discuss How To Prevent Heart and Gastrointestinal Disease – Thursday, Apr 07, 2022, 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm EST

Dr. Sarina graduated cum laude from Harvard University in biological anthropology with a focus on nutrition. She then attended Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine for medical school. She received a prestigious Howard Hughes Medical Institute award where she spent an additional year conducting basic science research to determine genetic risk factors for non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

She then completed her internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at the University of North Carolina where she also received a Masters of Science in Clinical Research from the Gillings School of Public Health. Dr. Pasricha has completed additional training in motility disorders with an emphasis on constipation, fecal incontinence, irritable bowel syndrome, the brain-gut axis, and gut health.  She has published extensively in the most respected gastroenterology journals and has given more than 40 national presentations. She has received numerous teaching awards including best mentor award as an internal medicine resident. She has also received the IFAB Women of the World award and was voted as a Delaware Today’s Top Doctor 2019. She is a Presidential Scholar and has been honored by President Clinton at the White House twice.

Dr. Pasricha’s research background allows her to best use evidence-based medicine to treat her patients. She takes a holistic approach toward managing gastrointestinal diseases. Dr. Pasricha is a phenomenal speaker and has been an invited speaker for multiple talks and podcasts on the gut microbiome, the brain-gut connection, pregnancy and gut health, and the role of food as medicine.