Amanda Pressman is a gastroenterologist in the Center for Women's Gastrointestinal Medicine at the Women's Medicine Collaborative and Director of the Gastroesophageal and Rectal Motility Laboratory at Lifespan. In addition, she is co-director of the Program for Pelvic Floor Disorders at the Women's Medicine Collaborative.
She is an assistant professor of medicine at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a faculty member in the fellowship pathway in women's gastrointestinal diseases at Alpert Medical School. She received a medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, Ohio, and completed a residency at Harvard Medical School.
She is a graduate of the gastroenterology fellowship at Alpert Medical School. During her fellowship she received the prestigious Virology Fellowship Award from Bristol Myers Squibb and the Joe DiMase Award for her research on colorectal cancer screening. Pressman is one of the initial founders of Screening Colonoscopies for Underserved Persons (SCUP), a program offering colorectal cancer screening to the indigent population in Rhode Island.
She has published original research articles and chapters in the field of women's health. Pressman is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. She is the 2013 recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award in the Brown University Affiliated Hospital GI Training Program. Her clinical and research interests are esophageal motility disorders, pelvic floor disorders, gastroparesis, excessive nausea and vomiting in pregnancy, and colorectal cancer screening in women.