Dr. van Tilburg is Professor of Clinical Research at Campbell University, an Adjunct Professor of Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill and an Affiliate Professor of Social Work at the University of Washington.
At Campbell Dr. van Tilburg teaches scholarly research skills such as study design and medical writing. She is an advocate of student research, mentoring undergraduate, and graduate students, as well as post-docs, fellows and young faculty across the country. Her students span a wide range of disciplines including medicine, nursing, biostatistics, biology, psychology, public health and many others.
Dr. van Tilburg’s research focuses on epidemiology, psychosocial aspects, and behavioral interventions of gastrointestinal disorders. Dr. van Tilburg has over 200 publications in her name, received several million dollars in grant funding and is on the editorial board of several scholarly journals. Dr van Tilburg holds office in numerous committees in national medical professional organizations.