LEWISTON — Catherine H. McCrann, M.D., a gastroenterologist, has been appointed to the Central Maine Medical Center Medical Staff. She is practicing in association with Central Maine Gastroenterology, 77 Bates St., Suite 202, Lewiston.

Before beginning her work in the Lewiston-Auburn area, McCrann completed a clinical fellowship at Yale University’s Yale-New Haven Hospital Section of Digestive Diseases in New Haven, Conn.

A graduate of Yale University in New Haven, she earned her medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, N.Y. As a medical student, she was recognized for her research work in infectious diseases and was honored with a dean’s award.

She completed residency training through the Yale-New Haven Hospital Internal Medicine Residency in New Haven, serving as chief resident during her final year of training. She was awarded the Dr. Samuel Kushlan Award for excellence in patient care.

Her professional experience includes work as a Botusa Project research fellow assisting with tuberculosis and HIV investigations in Gaborone, Botswana. She also worked as a research assistant at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., the Edmund S. Muskie School of Public Service in Portland, and the Yale University Department of Psychology in New Haven.

McCrann has done volunteer work for Operation Crossroads Africa in Kenya and for Doctors of the World in Greece.

She lives in Falmouth with her husband and their two young children.

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