Sharmeel K Wasan, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
BA, Stanford University
BS, Stanford University

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Sharmeel K Wasan, MD, FACG is a clinician-educator with an expertise in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) and a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at Boston University. She completed her clinical training at Boston Medical Center, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the University of Maryland. She received her BS in Biological Sciences and BA in Anthropology from Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA and received her MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. As the Gastroenterology Fellowship Program Director at Boston Medical Center, she is actively involved in the training of fellows, residents, and medical students. Her current clinical and research interests include vaccination strategies, health care maintenance in patients with IBD, and educational strategies in endoscopy training and has received research and educational grants from BU and from industry supported funding.

Boston University Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program UL1
05/01/2008 - 04/30/2013 (PI of Sub-Project / SP)
PI: David M. Center, MD
NIH/National Center for Health Research Resources

Improving Outcomes and Reducing Disparities for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease through Epidemiology, enhanced Disease Management, Dissemination, and Education
02/01/2024 - 09/29/2024 (PI)
University of North Carolina Centers for Disease

Entyvio (velolizumab) long-term safety study
04/12/2016 - 06/30/2023 (Multi-PI)
PI: Sharmeel K Wasan, MD
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial of Oral RPC1063 as Ind…
03/31/2016 - 06/30/2023 (PI)
Celgene International II Sarl

Immunogenicity of herpes zoster subunit vaccine in Ulcerative Colitis patients treated with…
11/20/2018 - 06/23/2023 (PI)
Pfizer, Inc

Immunogenicity of Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B vaccines in Inflammatory Bowel Disease…
06/19/2017 - 03/31/2023 (PI)
Takeda Pharmaceuticals

A Phase 3, Multicenter, Open-Label Extension Trial of Oral RPC1063 as Therapy for Moderate to Sev…
09/22/2016 - 03/31/2022 (PI)
Celgene International II Sarl

The Safety and Effectiveness of the VaricElla zosteR Vaccine (VERVE) in Anti-TNF Users
11/06/2017 - 03/31/2019 (PI)
Univ of Alabama NIH-NIAMS


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  1. Herman HS, Rosenthaler MP, Elhassan N, Weinberg JM, Satyam VR, Wasan SK. COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy Among Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Diseases at a Diverse Safety Net Hospital. Dig Dis Sci. 2022 Nov; 67(11):5029-5033.View Related Profiles. PMID: 35175432; PMCID: PMC8853212; DOI: 10.1007/s10620-022-07413-y;
  2. Chua SG, Wasan SK, Long MT. How to Promote Career Advancement and Gender Equity for Women in Gastroenterology: A Multifaceted Approach. Gastroenterology. 2021 09; 161(3):792-797.View Related Profiles. PMID: 34175283; PMCID: PMC8403503; DOI: 10.1053/j.gastro.2021.06.057;
  3. Subramaniam M, Azad N, Wasan SK, Long MT. Equal Opportunity: Women Representation on Editorial Boards and Authorship of Editorials in Gastroenterology and Hepatology Journals. Am J Gastroenterol. 2021 03 01; 116(3):613-616.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33657045; PMCID: PMC8099049; DOI: 10.14309/ajg.0000000000001183;
  4. Qazi T, Smith A, Alexander M, Hammer D, Wu T, Auerbach S, Noronha A, Wasan S, Jones E, Weinberg J, Farraye FA. Disparities in Objective Sleep Quality as Assessed Through Wrist Actigraphy in Minority Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2021 02 16; 27(3):371-378.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32448906
  5. Huang C, Hopkins R, Huang K, Demers L, Wasan S. Standardizing Endoscopy Training: A Workshop for Endoscopy Educators. MedEdPORTAL. 2020 11 04; 16:11015.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33204839; PMCID: PMC7666836; DOI: 10.15766/mep_2374-8265.11015;
  6. Harrington JE, Hamilton RE, Ganley-Leal L, Farraye FA, Wasan SK. The Immunogenicity of the Influenza, Pneumococcal, and Hepatitis B Vaccines in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease Treated With Vedolizumab. Crohns Colitis 360. 2020 Oct; 2(4):otaa082.View Related Profiles. PMID: 36777751; PMCID: PMC9802260; DOI: 10.1093/crocol/otaa082;
  7. Kumar NL, Kugener G, Vemula A, Wasan SK, Uchida A, Scheid FJ, Yarze J, Saltzman JR. Multicenter prospective validation study of the SAFE-T colonoscopy evaluation tool: a web-based smartphone application for evaluation of gastroenterology fellow performance in colonoscopy. Gastroenterol Rep (Oxf). 2021 Apr; 9(2):176-178. PMID: 34026225; PMCID: PMC8128019; DOI: 10.1093/gastro/goaa063;
  8. Satyam VR, Li PH, Reich J, Qazi T, Noronha A, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Safety of Recombinant Zoster Vaccine in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dig Dis Sci. 2020 10; 65(10):2986-2991.View Related Profiles. PMID: 31897892
  9. Reich J, Wasan SK, Farraye FA. Vaccination and Health Maintenance Issues to Consider in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol Hepatol (N Y). 2017 Dec; 13(12):717-724.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29339947; PMCID: PMC5763557
  10. Caldera F, Wasan SK, Farraye FA, Hayney MS. Caution When Assessing Immunity to Varicella Through Antibody Testing in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2017 10; 23(10):E50-E51.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28906295
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2023 Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society
2022 Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, New England: Rising Healthcare Leader in IBD
2021 BUMC: Internal Medicine Residency Teaching Award
2021 Inducted into Boston University Medical Group Clinical Excellence Society
2015 American College of Gasroenterology: Inducted as Fellow
In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Gastrointestinal diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn's Disease
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