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Prof Michael Wallace

Professor of Medicine,
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, USA
Dr Wallace is a Professor of Medicine and Director of Digestive Disease Research at Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville Florida. He also is the current Editor in Chief of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in 1992. He completed a residency program in Internal Medicine in 1995 and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology in 1998 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. During that time, he also completed a Master’s in Public Health with a focus on clinical research at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Dr Wallace completed an advanced endoscopy fellowship in Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) and Therapeutic Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) in 1999 at the Medical University of South Carolina.

He remained on faculty at MUSC until 2003, when he joined the Mayo Clinic as associate professor and director of Gastroenterology Research. He was promoted to professor in 2007, and to Chair of the Division in 2010-2013. Dr Wallace served multiple roles for the AGA and American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) including Chair of the Research Committee, 2008-2011, co-chair of the technology assessment committee 2013-14, as well as Associate Editor for Gastroenterology 2006-09.

Dr Wallace’s research focuses on advanced endoscopic imaging and therapies for gastrointestinal neoplasia including light scattering spectroscopy, autofluorescence imaging, narrow band imaging, confocal endomicroscopy and molecular imaging. He has also published extensively in esophageal, pancreatic and colorectal neoplasia detection and therapy.

Dr Wallace has published more than 300 peer reviewed manuscripts and more than 300 abstracts, book chapters, review articles and editorials. He has mentored more than 30 Gastroenterology and research fellows from around the world, many of whom have gone on to distinguished careers themselves. .
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