Elizabeth Verna, MD, MSc
Dr. Elizabeth Verna earned her BA in Biology at the University of Virginia prior to attending the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons for medical school. She completed her Internal Medicine residency at Columbia and then served as a Chief Resident before remaining at Columbia for fellowships. While in fellowship, she completed a Masters in Biostatistics at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Verna is now an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Center for Liver Disease and Transplantation and Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases at Columbia University. She is board certified in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology as well as Liver Transplantation. She has a clinical practice that includes patients with all forms of chronic liver disease and liver transplant recipients, and has an active research program with grant support for studies in the areas of hepatitis C, hepatic fibrosis, liver transplant and the intestinal microbiome. She is also the Director of Clinical Research for the Columbia University Transplant Clinical Research Center.