Scott Tenner, MD, MPH
Scott Tenner, MD, MPH, serves as Director of Medical Education and Research at Maimonides Medical Center, New York. He also serves as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the State University of New York. Dr. Tenner received his doctorate in medicine, his master’s in cell biology, and his master’s in public health at The George Washington University, Washington, DC. He completed his training in gastroenterology and endoscopy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. Board certified in both medicine and gastroenterology, he has served as President for the New York Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and currently serves as a Governor and Chair of the National Affairs Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology. Actively involved in teaching and research, Dr. Tenner has authored more than 200 abstracts, papers, chapters, and books. With a focus on diseases of the pancreas, Dr. Tenner is a member of the Research Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology and often serves as a speaker, reviewer, and moderator in subjects of pancreatic disease at national scientific meetings. Despite a busy academic career, Dr. Tenner maintains a busy private practice. He serves as Director of the Brooklyn Gastroenterology and Endoscopy Associates and the Greater New York Endoscopy Surgical Center.
Alphonso Brown, MD, MS Clin Epi
Alphonso Brown, MD, MS Clin Epi, is currently a staff physician at The Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard teaching hospital. He also holds a teaching appointment at Harvard Medical School. He spends his time between patient care duties and the conduct of translational research.
Frank G. Gress, MD
Frank G. Gress, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Chief, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the State University of New York (SUNY), College of Medicine and Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Previously, Dr. Gress was Associate Professor of Medicine at Duke University, Durham, NC and served as Clinical Chief for the Gastroenterology Section at the Durham VA Medical Center.
Dr. Gress completed his medical school training at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY; residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY; and his gastroenterology fellowship at the Brooklyn Hospital Center and Methodist Hospital affiliated with SUNY, Health Sciences Center, Brooklyn, NY. After finishing his gastroenterology fellowship, Dr. Gress was awarded the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Advanced Endoscopy Scholarship, which was established to support training in advanced therapeutic endoscopy, and he subsequently completed an advanced therapeutic endoscopy fellowship at the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis where he trained in the emerging field of endoscopic ultrasound and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
Dr. Gress has published more than 80 articles on original research in highly respected peer-review journals and contributed more than 25 chapters to numerous textbooks on such subjects as clinical gastroenterology, rectal cancer, pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, advanced endoscopy, training simulators for endoscopy, and the clinical applications of endoscopic ultrasound to name a few. He also lectures regularly at regional and national meetings on these subjects. He also co-authored the textbook Endoscopic Ultrasonography, now in its second edition.