N4K Medical Advisory Board and Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Dr. Oliva-Hemker is the Director of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, Stermer Family Professor of Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Professor of Pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.  Dr. Oliva-Hemker received her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and then completed her residency in pediatrics followed by a fellowship in pediatric gastroenterology at Johns Hopkins.  She joined the faculty there in 1993. 

In 1998, Dr. Oliva-Hemker launched a Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at Johns Hopkins, which specializes in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of hundreds of children and teens with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis from all over the United States and beyond. Dr. Oliva-Hemker is an active clinical and translational researcher with hundreds of publications and invited national and international talks.  Her research includes studying therapies and outcomes for children with IBD and other gastrointestinal diseases and has worked with multi-center, collaborative research networks.

  Dr. Oliva-Hemker has served on multiple editorial boards and currently is a member of the Sub-board of Pediatric Gastroenterology of the American Board of Pediatrics and the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Board of Trustees.  She is Co-Chair of the CDHNF Foundation IBD Campaign.  She is an editor-in-chief of the book "Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregiving," (JHU Press, 2010). Dr. Oliva-Hemker is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology and is a highly sought clinician.  She has received a U.S. News & World Report "Top Doctor" designation and has also been named a Baltimore "Top Doc" by peer physicians for multiple years including being chosen as the physician on the cover of the November 2013 issue of Baltimore Magazine.

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