The Brain-Gut Connection: Helping Children with Chronic Gastrointestinal Issues
March 2, 2022
Seattle Children’s is excited to welcome Dr. Hannibal Person to the Gastroenterology and Hepatology team. With expertise in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and pediatric gastroenterology, his focus is on building an interdisciplinary program at Seattle Children’s to help children suffering from chronic gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation and pain.
Kathryn Mueller from Seattle Children’s On the Pulse blog sat down with Dr. Person to learn more about the brain gut connection and his vision for a true one-of-a-kind program in the U.S. To learn more, read her article, The Brain-Gut Connection: Dr. Person’s Unique Expertise Addresses Children with Chronic Gastrointestinal Issues.
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