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Nikolaos T Pyrsopoulos, MD, PhD, MBA, FACP, AGAF, FAASLD, FRCP currently serves as Professor of medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at New Jersey Medical School and the Medical Director of Liver Transplantation for University Hospital. He completed his medical degrees (MD and PhD) at theUniversity of Athens in Greece, followed by residency and fellowships at Sismanogleio General Hospital in Athens and the University Of Miami School Of Medicine. Dr. Pyrsopoulos is board certified in the areas of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology. He received his M.B.A. from the University Of Miami School Of Business. He has publications in various scientific journals, including the Journal of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Transplantation and is one of the authors in the book devoted to the unique field of abdominal transplantation: Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplantation. In addition, he currently serves on the Editorial Board for the Journal of Clinical and Translational Hepatology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and other well‐known journals in the field of Hepatology and Gastroenterology. Dr. Pyrsopoulos is a Fellow of The American College of Physicians, American Gastroenterological Association, and the American Association of the Study of Liver Diseases. He is alsoa member of various medical associations such the European Association of the Study of the Liver, the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and the American Society of Transplantation, among others. He has served in numerous national and institutional committees. In addition, he served as the Region 2 Review Board Chair for UNOS. A renowned speaker, Dr. Pyrsopoulos has given national and international talks and lectures on a variety of topics within Hepatology and Gastroenterology. He has served as Activity Director for two annual national conferences sponsored by Rutgers, Update on Liver Disease and Digestive Disease: New Advances. Furthermore, Dr. Pyrsopoulos has participated inmultiple international and national research projects. He has been elected as the Rutgers NJMS Faculty Council president elect. His vision is excellence in patient care, providing outstanding education to the fellows, residents and students and promoting the science of medicine by conducting research.