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Vanderbilt Center for Human Nutrition

Reid Ness, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Education

Dr. Ness graduated with a Bachelor of Science in in Biochemistry and his Medical Degree from the University of Indiana.  Following his postgraduate training he earned a Master of Public Health at the University of Indiana in Bloomington.

Postgraduate Training

Dr. Ness completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University in Durham, NC and fellowship in Gastroenterology at Indiana University in Indianapolis.  He then went on to complete a fellowship in General Medicine while he attained his MPH.  He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in both Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Ness' current research interests focus on quality improvement in the provision of colorectal cancer preventative services.