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Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Maria R. Mascarenhas, MBBS
Maria R. Mascarenhas
Section Chief, Nutrition, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Dr. Mascarenhas is director of the Nutrition Support Service, section chief of nutrition in the Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, medical director of the Clinical Nutrition Department, and director of the Integrative Health Program. Her research interests involve 22q deletion syndrome, cystic fibrosis, nutrition, and integrative medicine.



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Education and Training

PUC, Mount Carmel College, India, 1976

MBBS, St. John's Medical College, India, 1982

Fellowship, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition), 1989

Fellowship, University of Arizona, Tucson (Integrative Medicine), 2016

Titles and Academic Titles

Section Chief, Nutrition, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Director, Nutrition Support Service

Medical Director, Department of Clinical Nutrition

Director, Integrative Health Program

Attending Physician

Professor of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

American Gastroenterological Association, 1986-

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1992-

Philadelphia Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, 1992-

North American Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, 1997-

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 2005-

International Study Group of Pediatric Pancreatitis: In Search for a Cure, 2014-

Consortium of Academic Health Centers for Integrative Medicine, 2015-

International Congress for Integrative Medicine and Health, 2017-

Professional Awards

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Fellows Faculty Honor Roll, 2012, 2017

22w11.2 Society Inaugural Special Service Award, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2018

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