Marie Borum

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M.P.H. ‘95, D.Ed. ‘03, Professor of Medicine

Marie L. Borum, MD, EdD, MPH, FACP, FACG is board-certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Geriatric Medicine.  She is the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Liver Diseases, and a professor at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Borum is also the Director of the Gastroenterology fellowship, and an associate professor of public health at The George Washington University School of Public Health.

Dr. Borum received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University, her medical degree from UMDNJ-Rutgers Medical School (Robert Wood Johnson Medical School), master's degree in Public Health and her doctorate in Education from the George Washington University. She completed her internship and residency in Internal Medicine and specialty training in gastroenterology at the George Washington University.

She has published more than 100 abstracts, articles and chapters. She has served as a contributing author and editor of four textbooks, including Women's Health Issues Part I and II and Gastroenterology Clinics in Geriatric Medicine. She has also served as a reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals. Her primary research interests include physician decision-making, women's health, health disparities, acidpeptic disorders, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colon cancer and liver disease. Dr. Borum is a fellow in the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology. Her other professional memberships include the American Gastroenterology Association, American Public Health Association, American Medical Women's Association and the National Medical Association.

Her areas of expertise include 

  • physician decision-making
  • women's health
  • health disparities
  • acid peptic disorders
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • colon cancer
  • liver disease