2007 IFFGD Research Award Recipient Paul E. Hyman, MD

2007 Hyman

Paul E. Hyman, MD
Children’s Hospital at New Orleans, New Orleans, LA

Dr. Hyman is the recipient of the 2007 IFFGD Research Award for Senior Investigator – Pediatrics. Dr. Hyman’s research focused on pediatric gastrointestinal motility disorders, chronic visceral pain, and children’s functional gastrointestinal disorders. He found antroduodenal and colon manometry useful in characterizing the physiology in chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction, and discriminating chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction from Munchausen syndrome by proxy (now pediatric condition falsification) and pain-associated disability syndrome.

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