G. Richard Locke III, M.D.
G. Richard Locke III, M.D., applies epidemiologic and outcomes research techniques to questions regarding gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and functional gastrointestinal disorders. GERD, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation and dyspepsia are all quite common problems in society.
In the course of his research, Dr. Locke uses a bowel disease questionnaire and a gastroesophageal reflux questionnaire.
Significance to patient care
Dr. Locke studies why people develop these problems, why people seek care, and what processes of care provide the best outcomes. The focus is on the patient. Dr. Locke's research has identified that these problems run in families. Current work is trying to separate how much of this is nature versus nurture.
Special Clinical Fellow in Epidemiology
University of Minnesota Institute for Health Services Research Extension Courses
Fellowship in Gastroenterology
Chief Medical Resident
Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine
Summa Cum Laude
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