Meet the Editor-in-Chief

Welcome to the first post of our Meet the Editor series! These posts will introduce you to the Editorial team behind GIE.

Learn about our Editor-in-Chief, Glenn Eisen, MD, MPH, from the Oregon Clinic at the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon.

Endoscopedia: What are your GI areas of focus?

 GE: Barrett’s, screening, epidemiology, and quality issues in endoscopy.

Endoscopedia: If you hadn’t gone into gastroenterology, what else would you have done?

GE: A sabermetrician. (Statistical analyst for baseball.)

Endoscopedia: What is one thing you would like Endoscopedia readers to know about you?

GE: Ian Gralnek and I are not the same person.

Endoscopedia: What accomplishment makes you most proud?

GE: My family.

Endoscopedia: What is your favorite vacation spot?

GE: Hawaii—any and all islands.

Endoscopedia: If you could only listen to one kind of music for the rest of your life, what would it be?

GE: Bruce Springsteen—the boss!

Endoscopedia: If you were stranded on an island, what one book would you bring?

GE: To Kill a Mocking Bird by Harper Lee.

Endoscopedia: If you could travel in time to a different time period, where would you go?

GE: The Renaissance.


The information presented in Endoscopedia reflects the opinions of the authors and does not represent the position of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE). ASGE expressly disclaims any warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, and is not liable for damages of any kind in connection with the material, information, or procedures set forth.

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