Christina Ha, MD
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Dr. Christina Ha joined the Inflammatory Bowel Disease faculty in the division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  She received her BA from Harvard College and MD from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York.  She completed internal medicine residency and fellowship at the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and then received additional training as the Present-Levison Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Fellow at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine.  After fellowship, she joined the faculty as Co-Associate Director of Clinical Research at the Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center and Associate Fellowship Director for the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  From there, she joined the Tamar and Vatche Manoukian Division of Digestive Diseases as the Associate Director of Clinical Programs for the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at the David Geffen School of Medicine.

Dr. Ha’s clinical practice is centered around the care of persons with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis.  Her clinical research interests focus on the impact of aging on the natural history of the inflammatory bowel diseases, particularly with respect to therapeutics, morbidity and mortality.  She has an interest in medical education at the trainee and junior faculty level and has been involved in medical education initiatives locally and nationally. She is also very active within the gastroenterological societies, serving on multiple committees within the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation, American College of Gastroenterology, and American Gastroenterological Association.