James Markowitz, MD
Dr. Markowitz serves as Professor of Pediatrics at Hofstra North Shore – Long Island Jewish (LIJ) School of Medicine and in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at Cohen Children’s Medical Center of NY North Shore – LIJ Health System. Dr. Markowitz has held various positions for several national professional societies. He has served on the Executive Council of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN), as well as on NASPGHAN’s Patient Care, Professional Education, Internet and IBD committees. He has also served on the Educational Affairs and Pediatric Gastroenterology committees of the American College of Gastroenterology, on ad hoc subcommittees for the Pediatric Committee of the CCFA, and on the NIH Data Safety Monitoring Board for the “PEDS-C” Hepatitis C multicenter clinical trial. Regionally, he is Vice Chairman of an Institutional Review Board of the North Shore – LIJ Health System. Additionally, he serves on the Medical Advisory Boards for Reach Out for Youth with IBD and the Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network. Dr. Markowitz has served on the editorial board for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and is a reviewer for various major scientific journals. He currently co-directs the Pediatric Collaborative IBD Research Group, a 26 center, North American research project, and serves on the Steering Committee of PRO-KIIDS. Dr. Markowitz received his MD from Cornell University Medical College. After medical school he trained in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology at New York Hospital, and North Shore University Hospital, the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, in conjunction with Cornell University Medical College.