Ann DeBourcy Flynn portrait
  • Associate Professor (Clinical), Internal Medicine
801-581-7802

Research Keywords

  • Gastroenterology
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease/Crohn's/Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Endoscopy

Presentations

  • American College of Gastroenterology, 2022 ACG IBD School & Midwest Regional Postgraduate Course,"The Pregnant Patient with IBD.". , , 2022.
  • American College of Gastroenterology, 2022 ACG IBD School & Midwest Regional Postgraduate Course, "Updates on Clinical Management of Crohn's Disease.". , , 2022.
  • Rocky Mountain Inflammatory Bowel Disease Course, Jackson, WY. "Social Determinants of Health and Healthcare Disparities in IBD.". , , 2022.
  • Oral presentation at the Mountain West Society of General Internal Medicine Regional Meeting for abstract entitled “Is Colonoscopy Enough? Colorectal Cancer Screening Preferences in a Community-Based Sample.” Won award for Best Resident Research Presentation. [Also presented research in poster form at the American College of Physicians Associate Abstract Competition, third place, 2008.]. , , 2007.
  • "Managing the Costs of IBD Care," Crohn's and Colitis Foundation Patient Education Day. , Presented, 2019.
  • Faculty Speaker, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Patient Education Symposium, "Women's Health and IBD.". , , 2018.
  • Faculty Speaker, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, IBD Patient Education Symposium, "Diet, Nutrition, and Inflammatory Bowel Disease". , , 2017.
  • Faculty Speaker, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, "You, Me and IBD" Patient Education Symposium, "General Health Maintenance in Inflammatory Bowel Disease.". , , 2015.
  • Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, Patient Education Symposium, "Shared Decision Making Panel.". Panel, Presented, 2019.
  • Gawron LM, Lorange E, Flynn A, Sanders J, Turok D, Keefer L. Contraceptive misperceptions and misinformation among women with IBD: a qualitative study. Poster session presented at North American Forum on Family Planning. Poster, Presented, 2015.
  • Johnson J, Lynch K, Flynn A, Boynton K, Valentine J, Chen X, Peterson K, Affolter K. CMV Disease in IBD: Comparison of Diagnostic Tests and Correlation with Disease Outcome. Poster session presented at Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 2014, Orlando, FL. Poster, Presented, 2014.

Languages

  • English, Fluent.

Publications

  • Melmed G, Hou JK, Lum D, Gerner D, Singh S, Crate DJ, Holthoff M, Kennedy AM, Aguilar H, Almario CV, Banty A, J Betteridge, Bhatti F, Bray H, Charabaty A, Dudley-Brown S, Fasanya-Uptagraft H, Fausel R, Fennimore B, Flynn AD, Gerich ME, Ghafari A, Ha C, Heagy E, Hudesman D, Hwang C, Kaufman L, Kaur N, Kim B, Mattar M, McCutcheon Adams K, Mehta F, Metwally M, Oliver BO, Ostrov A, Reddy S, Rubin DT, Scott FI, Shah S, Syal G, Valentine JF, van Deen WK, Vrabie R, Wang A, Williams E, Younes ZH, Yun L, Zisman T, Farraye FA, Nelson E, Heller C, Oberai R, Weaver A, Siegel CA. (date unknown). The IBD Urgent Care Toolkit: Which Process Changes are Associated with Successful Improvement?. (pp. S-411). Vol. 158. Accepted, .
  • Melmed G, Hou JK, Lum D, Gerner D, Singh S, Crate DJ, Holthoff M, Kennedy AM, Aguilar H, Almario CV, Banty A, J Betteridge, Bhatti F, Bray H, Charabaty A, Dudley-Brown S, Fasanya-Uptagraft H, Fausel R, Fennimore B, Flynn AD, Gerich ME, Ghafari A, Ha C, Heagy E, Hudesman D, Hwang C, Kaufman L, Kaur N, Kim B, Mattar M, McCutcheon Adams K, Mehta F, Metwally M, Oliver BO, Ostrov A, Reddy S, Rubin DT, Scott FI, Shah S, Syal G, Valentine JF, van Deen WK, Vrabie R, Wang A, Williams E, Younes ZH, Yun L, Zisman T, Farraye FA, Nelson E, Heller C, Oberai R, Weaver A, Siegel CA. (date unknown). Quality of Care Initiative Improves Outcomes for Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. (pp. S-8-S-9). Vol. 158. Accepted, .
  • Melmed G, Hou JK, Lum D, Gerner D, Singh S, Crate DJ, Holthoff M, Kennedy AM, Aguilar H, Almario CV, Banty A, J Betteridge, Bhatti F, Bray H, Charabaty A, Dudley-Brown S, Fasanya-Uptagraft H, Fausel R, Fennimore B, Flynn AD, Gerich ME, Ghafari A, Ha C, Heagy E, Hudesman D, Hwang C, Kaufman L, Kaur N, Kim B, Mattar M, McCutcheon Adams K, Mehta F, Metwally M, Oliver BO, Ostrov A, Reddy S, Rubin DT, Scott FI, Shah S, Syal G, Valentine JF, van Deen WK, Vrabie R, Wang A, Williams E, Younes ZH, Yun L, Zisman T, Farraye FA, Nelson E, Heller C, Oberai R, Weaver A, Siegel CA. (date unknown). Improvement in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care Does Not Differ by Practice Type. (pp. S-412). Vol. 158. Accepted, .
  • Youngblood BA, Butuci M, Davis T, Xu A, Schanin J, Brock EC, Singh B, Rasmussen HS, Holman A, Drake R, Peterson K, Flynn AD. (date unknown). Phenotypic Characterization of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Biopsies Reveal That Mast Cells Are Significantly Elevated and Activated In Patients with Ulcerative Colitis. (pp. S33-34). Vol. 26. Accepted, .
  • Pozdnyakova V, Botwin GJ, Sobhani K, Prostko J, Braun J, Mcgovern DPB, Melmed GY, Appel K, Banty A, Feldman E, Ha C, Kumar R, Lee S, Rabizadeh S, Stein T, Syal G, Targan S, Vasiliauskas E, Ziring D, Debbas P, Hampton M, Mengesha E, Stewart JL, Frias EC, Cheng S, Ebinger J, Figueiredo JC, Boland B, Charabaty A, Chiorean M, Cohen E, Flynn A, Valentine J, Fudman D, Horizon A, Hou J, Hwang C, Lazarev M, Lum D, Fausel R, Reddy S, Mattar M, Metwally M, Ostrov A, Parekh N, Raffals L, Sheibani S, Siegel C, Wolf D, Younes Z (date unknown). Decreased Antibody Responses to Ad26.COV2.S Relative to SARS-CoV-2 mRNA Vaccines in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Vol. 161, 2041-2043.e1. Accepted, .
  • Almario CV, Kogan L, van Deen WK, Scott FI, Singh S, Hou JK, Lum D, Aguilar H, Betteridge J, Flynn A, Gerich M, Kaufman L, Mattar MC, Mize C, Ostrov A, Shah SA, Younes Z, Weaver SA, Heller C, Siegel CA, Melmed GY (date unknown). Health Economic Impact of a Multicenter Quality-of-Care Initiative for Reducing Unplanned Healthcare Utilization Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Vol. 116, 2459-2464. Accepted, .
  • Almario CV, Kogan L, van Deen WK, Scott FI, Singh S, Hou JK, Lum D, Aguilar H, Betteridge J, Flynn A, Gerich M, Kaufman L, Mattar MC, Mize C, Ostrov A, Shah SA, Younes Z, Weaver SA, Heller C, Siegel CA, Melmed GY (date unknown). Health Economic Impact of a Multicenter Quality-of-Care Initiative for Reducing Unplanned Healthcare Utilization Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Vol. 116, 2459-2464. Accepted, .
  • Almario CV, Kogan L, van Deen WK, Scott FI, Singh S, Hou JK, Lum D, Aguilar H, Betteridge J, Flynn A, Gerich M, Kaufman L, Mattar MC, Mize C, Ostrov A, Shah SA, Younes Z, Weaver SA, Heller C, Siegel CA, Melmed GY (date unknown). Health Economic Impact of a Multicenter Quality-of-Care Initiative for Reducing Unplanned Healthcare Utilization Among Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Accepted, .
  • Lewis JD, Sandler R, Brotherton C, Brensinger C, Li H, Kappelman MD, Daniel SG, Bittinger K, Albenberg L, Valentine JF, Hanson J, Suskind D, Meyer A, Compher CW, Bewtra M, Saxena A, Dobes A, Cohen B, Flynn AD, Fischer M, Saha S, Swaminath A, Yacyshyn B, Scherl E, Horst S, Curtis JR, Braly K, Nessel L, McCauley M, McKeever L, Herfarth H, DINE-CD Study Group. (date unknown). A Randomized Trial Comparing the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to a Mediterranean Diet in Adults with Crohn's Disease. Accepted, .
  • Cheng YW, Phelps E, Ganapini V, Khan N, Ouyang F, Xu H, Khanna S, Tariq R, Friedman-Moraco RJ, Woodworth MH, Dhere T, Kraft CS, Kao D, Smith J, Le L, El-Nachef N, Kaur N, Kowsika S, Ehrlich A, Smith M, Safdar N, Misch EA, Allegretti JR, Flynn A, Kassam Z, Sharfuddin A, Vuppalanchi R, Fischer M (date unknown). Fecal microbiota transplantation for the treatment of recurrent and severe Clostridium difficile infection in solid organ transplant recipients: A multicenter experience. Vol. 19, 501-511. Accepted, .
  • Ausk K, Flynn A, Fennimore B (date unknown). Thinking about Colorectal Cancer. Understanding the Risks and Prevention. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. Accepted, .
  • Diet and Nutrition Initiative, Flynn A, Eichelberger K, Issokson K, Shah R, Yen E (date unknown). "IBD: Diet and Nutrition." Materials developed include webinar, animated videos, webpages, website, educational graphics, and an e-tool/game to provide patient education regarding malnutrition, food choices, nutritional support therapy, vitamin supplementation, and current research concerning diet and inflammatory bowel disease. Animated video topics include, "Malnutrition and IBD," "What to Eat when in a Flare," "What to Eat when in Remission," "Nutrition Support Therapy," and "Vitamin and Mineral Supplementation." A webinar on Complementary and Alternative Medicine for IBD is currently in development. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Accepted, .
  • Financial Management Workgroup, Mattar M, Flynn A, Parian A, Seminerio S, Taleban S, Ha T (date unknown). "Managing the Cost of IBD." Web-based materials for patients and caregivers managing IBD finances. Topics include understanding health insurance, financial assistance programs, what to do if you are denied coverage, creation of updated appeal letter templates. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Accepted, .
  • Flynn, AD, Mattar, MC (date unknown). Understanding the Treat to Target Approach and Effective Partnering in IBD Care, https://youtu.be/i_Btj0Z6LF8. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Accepted, .
  • Flynn AD (date unknown). Young Adults: Managing the Cost of IBD Medications and Treatment, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1FfArmMATM. Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. Accepted, .