Aasma Shaukat

Title: Professor
Position: Professor of Medicine and Population Health
Organization: NYU Langone
Country: USA

Dr. Shaukat is the Robert M. and Mary H. Glickman Professor of Medicine and Director of GI Outcomes at NYU School of Medicine. A highly regarded clinician, distinguished epidemiologist, and prolific researcher, Dr. Shaukat has published extensively on colorectal cancer screening, prevention, and quality indicators for colonoscopy. She has pioneered some of the foundational studies on the reduction in morbidity and mortality related to colon cancer screening and, most recently, served as the first author on the newly updated ACG Clinical Guidelines: Colorectal Cancer Screening 2021 published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology. Her research has been consistently funded by organizations such as the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Veterans Affairs, the American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.