Medical Advisory Board: Lucinda A. Harris
Lucinda A. Harris, M.S., M.D.
Asst. Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology
Department of Medicine
Mayo Clinic – Scottsdale
Lucinda A. Harris, MS, MD, is currently Assistant Professor of Medicine, Mayo School of Medicine and Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale. She is Co-Director of the Motility Group there. Prior to her present position at Mayo, she was formerly Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York, NY, where she also trained as a GI fellow. She has an active interest in motility as evidenced by her special clinical and research interests in IBS, chronic constipation and pelvic floor disorders. As a result of her interest in overlap syndromes she has an additional interest in celiac disease. She has led a patient support group for IBS and has been active in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents and GI fellows over the years in addition to lecturing clinicians on IBS, celiac disease and chronic constipation.
She is an active member of various professional organizations and is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology as well as the American College of Internal Medicine. She is also a member of the Functional Brain Gut Group, the American Motility Society and the American Medical Women’s Association. She also serves on the Women in Gastroenterology Committee of the American College of Gastroenterology. Further professional activities include being on the Advisory Board of the International Foundation of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and as part of her work with that organization she has traveled with other members to lobby Congress for an increase in funding for research on functional bowel disorders.