Charles Melbern Wilcox

Basil Hirschowitz Endoscopic Center of Excellence, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA, USA


C. M. Wilcox serves as a Professor of medicine and the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the Codirector of the Pancreaticobiliary Center, and the Chief of Endoscopy, and he oversees clinical research at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Wilcox was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tenn, USA. He earned his Medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga, USA. His internship and residency were spent at UAB, where he was also the Medical Resident Chief. His gastroenterology training was at the University of California at San Francisco, where he did a 2-year clinical fellowship followed by an additional year of clinical research training. Dr. Wilcox then joined the faculty at Emory University, where he was the Chief of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy at Grady Memorial Hospital. He was there for 5 years until moving to the UAB in 1995 as an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Research at the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Dr. Wilcox is actively involved with clinical research as it relates to disorders of the pancreas and biliary tree. He has received a number of awards for teaching and for clinical excellence. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Gastroenterology. In addition, Dr. Wilcox is on the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Medicine, an Editor-in-Chief of Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and the Editor of Techniques in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He is an active reviewer for many gastroenterology and internal medicine journals. Dr. Wilcox has authored more than 200 peer-reviewed publications, book chapters, and miscellaneous articles. His clinical research interests include gastrointestinal complications of AIDS, gastrointestinal infections, gastrointestinal complications of graft versus host disease, and therapeutic endoscopy including chronic pancreatitis.

Biography Updated on 30 November 2011

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