DDSEP 10 Editor Biographies


Danielle E. Marino, MD, AGAF

University of Rochester Medical Center

Co-Editor, DDSEP 9

Danielle Marino, MD, AGAF is an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastreonterology and Hepatology at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, NY.

Dr Marino received her medical degree from SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine, where she graduated summa cum laude and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. She completed her internal medicine residency at Yale University School of Medicine, and her gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Rochester. Dr Marino has clinical expertise in the management of inflammatory bowel disease and hereditary cancer syndromes, as well as all aspects of general gastroenterology and hepatology. Dr Marino is the Fellowship Program Director for the Gastroenterology and Hepatology Fellowship at the University of Rochester Medical Center, and is also the co-director of the medical student course in gastroenterology. Dr Marino is a member of the AGA Academy of Educators, and has served as a co-editor for DDSEP9 and currently DDSEP10. She has recently been named the Medical Director of the Hereditary Cancer Screening and Risk Reduction Program at the Wilmot Cancer Center/University of Rochester Medical Center.


Melissa Teitelman, MD, MS, AGAF

Duke Gastroenterology Clinic at Brier Creek

Co-Editor, DDSEP 9

Melissa Teitelman is an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Medical Center. She is also the medical director at Duke Gastroenterology Clinic at Brier Creek, Duke GI Associate clinical chief of clinical affairs and editor of DDSEP 10. She graduated from Temple University School Of Medicine and then completed her internal medicine residency at Duke University Medical center followed by a fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Pennsylvania. She also has a master’s in clinical epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Teitelman is a member of the AGA MOC subcommittee and is an AGA fellow. She has a busy general gastroenterology practice with a special interest in ergonomics as it relates to performing endoscopies.


Neeral L. Shah, MD, AGAF

Neeral L. Shah, MD, AGAF, is an associate professor at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine, specializing in transplant hepatology, and director of UVA’s GI fellowship program. Dr. Shah’s clinical research focuses on coagulation in liver disease and viral hepatitis, and his medical education research interests include the use of technology in the classroom, and the concept of cognitive load. He completed training and chief residency at George Washington University, a gastroenterology fellowship at Lahey Clinic and a transplant hepatology fellowship at UVA.