Our Team

Laurie Keefer, PhD

Behavioral Health Advisor

Dr. Keefer is a GI Health Psychologist and the Director of Psychobehavioral Research at the Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York City.  She has been a pioneer in the development of effective behavioral therapies for the full range of gastrointestinal disorders, including IBS, Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis, reflux disease and other esophageal disorders.  She currently focuses on building resilience among patients with inflammatory bowel diseases across the lifespan and co-directs an “IBD Home” at the Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Bio

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NYU Langone Medical Center Cedars Sinai University of Michigan Medical School Mayo Clinic Cleveland Clinic ROME Foundation Relevant Health Tulane Medical Center UCLA Health New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center Brown Alpert Medical School Nestle Health Science Indiana University Health UNC_Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders