Professor of Medicine


Dr. Jack Wands is the Jeffrey and Kimberly Greenberg-Artemis and Martha Joukowsky Professor in Gastroenterology, and Professor of Medical Science, Brown Medical School. He founded and developed the Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University Liver Research Center. Dr. Wands received his M.D. with High Honors from the University of Washington School of Medicine. He completed a four-year Fellowship in Internal Medicine at Johns Hopkins, and was Chief Resident in Medicine at Johns Hopkins/Bayview Medical Center (formerly Baltimore City Hospital). A Clinical and Research Fellowship in Gastroenterology were performed at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Wands is an internationally renowned physician/scientist who has received a number of awards including two N.I.H. merit awards, Max Planck Merit Award, and a Bristol Myers Squibb unrestricted grant in infectious disease. He is the recipient of 204 U.S. and international patents related to investigative work in hepatology. He is the recipient of several major N.I.H. grants and has published over 400 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has contributed to 56 textbooks.

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