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Walter Marquez-Lavenant

Walter Marquez-Lavenant is a Clinical marquez-lavenant-walter.jpegResearch Associate and the Lab Manager of the Neurogastroenterology Motility Lab. He earned his Medical Degree from Mexico and will soon complete an MPH with a concentration in Epidemiology from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has experience in medical practice, public health and research environments and is interested in primary care, preventive medicine and patient-focused clinical research. Walter's work will help elucidate esophageal hiatus disorders, distentsion contraction parameters of esophageal persistalsis and novel methodologies for studying the motor funciton of pelvic floor muscles and the esophagus. He believes prevention is the best medicine and hopes our findings will help patients lead healthier lives.