Amanda Pressman, MD

Amanda Pressman, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

DIrector: Women's Gastroenterological Health Training

Director: Program in Pelvic Floor Disorders

Phone: 401-793-5700

Email: [email protected]

Academic Interests:

My research and clinical interests are focused on Hepatitis B in pregnancy, HCC surveillance in post-partum patients with Hepatitis B. They also include the development of curricula for standardization and teaching of functional GI disorders, including Fecal Incontinence/ Dyssynergic Defecation. There are research at the Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders, as well.

Selected Publications:

1. Bharucha AE, Dorn SD, Lembo A, Pressman A. American Gastroenterological
Association Medical Position Statement on Constipation. Gastroenterology. 2013
Jan;144(1):211-7.

2. Joseph DiMase, Amanda Pressman, Seth Asser. Screening colonoscopy in the
underserved population: report of the first year of a no-cost colorectal cancer screening
program for the underserved in Rhode Island. American Journal of Gastroenterology,
July 2011;106(7):1193-5

3. Jeffrey Cloud, Laura Noddin, Amanda Pressman, Mary Hu and Ciaran Kelly.
Clostridium difficile NaP-1 Strain Is Not Associated with Severe Disease in a Non-
Epidemic Setting. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, August 2009; 7 (8):868-
873.e2.

4. Amanda Pressman and Joseph DiMase. Screening Colonoscopy in the Underserved
Population. Medicine and Health, Rhode Island, August 2009; 92(8): 283-4.