Jennifer L. Seminerio, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Medical University of South Carolina
25 Courtenay Drive, ART 7100A MSC 290
Charleston, SC 29425, USA


Dr. Seminerio completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, PA. Her clinical focus is in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) with interest in obesity and its effect on the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Seminerio’s professional experience includes membership in the CCFA, IBD REACH, as well as recent participation as a fellow representative in the Cornerstones Best of DDW in IBD. During fellowship training, she had a specific focus in IBD having spent training in outpatient IBD clinic as well as inpatient IBD service.

Research Interest

Her research interests have focused on obesity and its effects on IBD as well as grant funded research on obesity and GI hormones.

Scientific Activities


• DDW Fellow Representative: Cornerstones Best of DDW (2014)
• Fellowship2Leadership Salix Fellows Program (2013)
• ACG Abstract Award Winner: Obesity and IBD (2012)
• T32 research award recipient (2012-2014)
• Young Alumni Award: Heidelberg University (2012)
• American Society for Clinical Pathology Award (2006)
for Academic Excellence and Achievement
• American Journal of Clinical Pathology (2006)
Award of excellence
• Clyde Lamb Award Winner (2003)
Heidelberg University
• All Conference and Academic All Conference (2000-2003)
Ohio Athletic Conference
Womens Track and Field
Heidelberg University
• All Region/All Ohio Soccer First Team (2002-2003)
Heidelberg University
• Verizon Academic All-American (2002)
Track and Field
Heidelberg University
• First Team Academic Conference Team (2002)
and First Team All-Conference
Womens Soccer
Heidelberg University
• Academic All Conference (2001)
Womens Basketball
Heidelberg University


• AGA: American Gastroenterological Association (2013-present)
• WE Care (2013-present)
• American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (2011-present)
• American College of Gastroenterology (2011-present)
• American College of Physicians (2008-present)
• American Society of Clinical Pathologists (2005-2008)
• American Medical Association (2003-present)
• American Medical Student Association (2003-2008)
• American Medical Womens Association (2003-2008)



1. Jennifer L, Seminerio S, Keefe O. Jejunal Feeding in Patients With Pancreatitis. Nutr Clin Pract. 2014. doi: 10.1177/0884533614529164
2. Jennifer L, Seminerio S,Kevin M, et al. Singhi Medication-associated lesions of the GI tract. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2014 : 79(1): 140-150. doi: 10.1016/j.gie.2013.08.027
3. Jennifer L, Seminerio S. Crohns Disease in the Malnourished Pregnant Female: A Case Presentation and Review of Literature. Pitt Digest. 2013; 5-6.
4. Jennifer L, Seminerio S,Edward V, et al. Infliximab for Crohns Disease: The First 500 Patients Followed Up Through 2009. Digestive Diseases Sciences. 2013; 58(3): 797-806. doi: 10.1007/s10620-012-2405-z
5. Jennifer L, Seminerio S, Aggarwal G,Sweetser S. 26-Year-Old Man with Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 2011; 86(6): 557-560. doi: 10.4065/mcp.2010.0600
6. Sandrine V, Yang C, Yuan Z, et al. Ouabain triggers preconditioning through activation of the Na,K-ATPase signaling cascade in rat hearts. CVR. 2007; 73: 488-496.doi:
7. Inman S, Davis N, Olson K, Lukaszek V, McKinley M, Seminerio S. Rapamycin preserves renal function compared with cyclosporine A after ischemia reperfusion injury. Urology. 2003; 62: 750-754.doi: 10.1016/S0090-4295(03)00475-8