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Report From IFFGD Research Award Winner: Functional Abdominal Pain in Children and Adolescents

Miguel Saps, M.D. is the recipient of the 2009 IFFGD Research Award for Junior Investigator, Pediatrics. Dr. Saps is an innovative researcher who has done much to increase understanding of the prevalence and impact of functional GI disorders among children, as well as how to help children with functional abdominal pain. He is instrumental in establishing clinical care models for children with complex pain predominant conditions.

Topics: Fact Sheet, Lower Abdominal Pain, Pelvic Pain, Pain Management, Research

About the Authors

  • Miguel Saps, MD

    Director of Gastrointestinal Motility and Functional Bowel Disorders Program at Childrenís Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern Universityís Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL

  • Gati Dhroove, MD

    Childrenís Memorial Hospital, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Chicago, IL

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