Albena D. Halpert, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
Gastroenterology Section

MD, Charles University in Prague



Expertise includes: Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Patient Education; and Patient Physician Relationship.

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Boston Medical Center
Department of Medicine




A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Multicenter Phase II/III Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Tegaserod and Placebo Given Orally for 12 Weeks for the Treatment of Opioid-induced Constipation (OIC) in Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer
04/10/2006 - 07/10/2008 (PI)
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation


The Impact of Patient Education on Clinical Outcomes in Irritable Bowel Syndrome
07/01/2006 - 06/30/2009 (PI)
American College of Gastroenterology

Survey in Patient Education of IBS
09/01/2004 - 08/31/2007 (PI)
GlaxoSmithKline



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  1. Lucak S, Chang L, Halpert A, Harris LA. Current and emergent pharmacologic treatments for irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea: evidence-based treatment in practice. Therap Adv Gastroenterol. 2017 Feb; 10(2):253-275. PMID: 28203283; DOI: 10.1177/1756283X16663396;.
  2. Van Oudenhove L, Crowell MD, Drossman DA, Halpert AD, Keefer L, Lackner JM, Murphy TB, Naliboff BD, Levy RL. Biopsychosocial Aspects of Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb 18. PMID: 27144624; DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.02.027;.
  3. Houghton LA, Heitkemper M, Crowell M, Emmanuel A, Halpert A, McRoberts JA, Toner B. Age, Gender and Women''s Health and the Patient. Gastroenterology. 2016 Feb 15. PMID: 27144622; DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2016.02.017;.
  4. Saypol B, Drossman DA, Schmulson MJ, Olano C, Halpert A, Aderoju A, Chang L. A review of three educational projects using interactive theater to improve physician-patient communication when treating patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Rev Esp Enferm Dig. 2015 May; 107(5):268-73. PMID: 25952801.
  5. Halpert A. Irritable bowel syndrome: what do patients really want? Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2011 Aug; 13(4):331-5. PMID: 21594634; DOI: 10.1007/s11894-011-0205-9;.
  6. Halpert A, Godena E. Irritable bowel syndrome patients' perspectives on their relationships with healthcare providers. Scand J Gastroenterol. 2011 Jul; 46(7-8):823-30. PMID: 21561228; DOI: 10.3109/00365521.2011.574729;.
  7. Halpert A, Rybin D, Doros G. Expressive writing is a promising therapeutic modality for the management of IBS: a pilot study. Am J Gastroenterol. 2010 Nov; 105(11):2440-8.View Related Profiles. PMID: 20551938; DOI: 10.1038/ajg.2010.246;.
  8. Halpert AD. Importance of early diagnosis in patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Postgrad Med. 2010 Mar; 122(2):102-11. PMID: 20203461; DOI: 10.3810/pgm.2010.03.2127;.
  9. Halpert A, Dalton CB, Palsson O, Morris C, Hu Y, Bangdiwala S, Hankins J, Norton N, Drossman DA. Irritable bowel syndrome patients' ideal expectations and recent experiences with healthcare providers: a national survey. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Feb; 55(2):375-83. PMID: 19513835; DOI: 10.1007/s10620-009-0855-8;.
  10. Halpert A, Dalton CB, Palsson O, Morris C, Hu Y, Bangdiwala S, Hankins J, Norton N, Drossman DA. Patient educational media preferences for information about irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Dig Dis Sci. 2008 Dec; 53(12):3184-90. PMID: 18463981; DOI: 10.1007/s10620-008-0280-4;.
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IBS
patient-physician relationship
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