Brooks D. Cash, MD, AGAF, FACG, FASGE is a Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, in Bethesda, MD, where he has held a faculty position since 1996. Dr. Cash received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration (Finance) with Honors from the University of Texas in Austin. He earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and completed his internship, residency, and Gastroenterology fellowship at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Cash is a Diplomat of the American Board of Gastroenterology. He is a Fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, where he serves as the Chair of the Standards of Practice Committee. Dr. Cash serves on the Rome Committee for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders and has authored multiple articles and book chapters on a variety of gastrointestinal topics to include IBS and chronic constipation, colorectal cancer screening, CT colonography, acid peptic disorders, Barrett's esophagus, and evidence-based medicine. He serves as an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Gastroenterology and is an editorial board member and reviewer for multiple internal medicine and gastroenterological medical journals. Dr. Cash also serves as the Governor of the Military region of the American College of Gastroenterology.