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As an internationally recognized expert in the field of Psychogastroenterology, Dr. Tiffany Taft offers consulting services for those in need of guidance on the psychological, social, and emotional impacts of chronic digestive diseases. In her research role as an Associate Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Dr. Taft studied the entire range of digestive conditions with specific focus on irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and other disorders of gut-brain interaction (DGBIs), inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), reflux and GERD, achalasia, and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE).

For her full list of publications, please visit her Google Scholar Page.

Over the last several years, Dr. Taft has consulted with patient organizations including the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, the Rome Foundation, and the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders as well as pharmaceutical companies and technology startups to help guide the development of content focused on mental health in digestive disease.

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