Jasmohan S. Bajaj, works at Virginia Commonwealth University and Richmond VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Bajaj finished training in India, followed by Medicine and GI/Hepatology training in the United States. He also earned a master’s degree in Epidemiology. Active in research, Dr. Bajaj has served as a principal investigator or co‐investigator for numerous clinical trials in hepatic encephalopathy, chronic liver disease, and microbiome. Dr. Bajaj’s research has been funded through the NIH, AHRQ, ACG and Veterans Affairs. His work has been published in Nature, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, the American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Liver Transplantation, among other journals. Dr. Bajaj is an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology and is on the editorial board for Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology and Liver Transplantation.
Dr. Bajaj frequently presents his work nationally and internationally at meetings, grand rounds, and symposia. He was a member of the Hepatic Encephalopathy Guidelines Writing Committee. He is also a fellow of several medical associations, including the AGA, ACG, AASLD and FRCP (London).
He was elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation. Dr. Bajaj was the Chairperson of the Acute‐on‐Chronic Liver Failure Special Interest Group at the AASLD, and is the immediate Past-President of ISHEN. He is the chair of the North American Consortium for the Study of End‐Stage Liver Disease and a member of Central leadership team for Liver Disease at the Veterans Health Administration.