John M. Inadomi MD, AGAF

AGA President

John M. Inadomi, MD, AGAF, received a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He obtained his medical degree from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), followed by an internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at UCSF. Dr. Inadomi has been on the faculty at the University of New Mexico, the University of Michigan, UCSF, the University of Washington, and the University of Utah where he is the Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair and Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Inadomi’s research interests include comparative effectiveness analysis and health services/outcomes research. His current focus is optimizing management of Barrett’s esophagus, and improving screening to reduce mortality from colorectal cancer. His NIH research portfolio includes CISNET, a consortium of computer simulation scientists who conduct comparative effectiveness studies of competing management strategies to reduce cancer mortality; a collaboration between basic, translational and clinical investigators to reduce mortality from esophageal adenocarcinoma; and a project to test innovative interventions to improve adherence to cancer screening tests.

John has been an active member of AGA for more than 25 years and has served as the chair of the Clinical Practice and Quality Management Committee, chair of the Clinical Practice section of the AGA Council, Director of the AGA/AASLD Academic Skills Workshop, and Co-Director of the AGA Post-Graduate Course. He is currently an associate editor for Gastroenterology. He served on the governing board as the clinical research councilor from 2015 to 2018 and in 2019 was elected to the AGA governing board as vice president. Dr. Inadomi become president of AGA in May 2021 at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).