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Faculty Detail    
Name DANIEL CHU
 
Campus Address KB 428 Zip 0000
Phone  (20-5) -932
E-mail  dchu@uab.edu
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Education
Medical School  Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine    2006  MD 
Graduate  Boston University Medical Center    2007  General Surgery 
Residency  Boston University Medical Center    2013  General Surgery 
Fellowship  Mayo Clinic    2014  Colon and Rectal Surgery 

Certifications
American Board of Surgery  2014 


Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Surgery   Surgery - Gen Surg Gastrointestinal Section Associate Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Associate Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Associate Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Minority Health & Research Center Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
A native of Lansing Michigan, Dr. Daniel Chu joined the Faculty of UAB's Gastrointestinal Surgery Department in July of 2014. A dedicated scholar,Chu was educated at Yale, Johns Hopkins, Boston University and the Mayo Clinic. He already is an active podium presenter,and Grand Rounds speaker, and has authored two book chapters. His most recent of the many awards he received while in training, is the Grant V. Rodkey MD Award given in 2012-13 by the Bostom VA Healthcare System, for scholarship, humanism, professionalism, leadership and technical excellence.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society  Member   
American College of Surgeons  Member   
American Medical Association  Member   
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons  Member   
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract  Member   



Research/Clinical Interest
Title
Description
Systems Approaches to Defining the Microbiome and Metabolites that Influence Colorectal Cancer. The rectosigmoid cancer: should it be treated like colon or rectal cancer? Risk factors associated to surgical site infections in colorectal surgery.