Since 2015, DHF has raised over $9.5 million and has funded 30 cutting-edge research studies that are changing the future of digestive health.

Becker’s GI & Endoscopy: 11 GI leaders to know in March featuring DHC physician Dr. Raj Keswani

Rajesh N. Keswani, MD, is Chicago-based Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center’s medical director of quality. Dr. Keswani serves on American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American Gastroenterological Association and National Comprehensive Cancer Network committees.

NBC News with Harmon Shay featuring DHC physican Dr. Rajesh Keswani

Rajesh Keswani, MD, medical director of quality and gastroenterologist at Northwestern Medicine, interviews on NBC News Radio sharing his insights on colon cancer risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options.

Digestive Health Center Press Conference – Colon Cancer Awareness Month

Chicago Blackhawks announcer and former player, Eddie Olczyk, on his experience overcoming colorectal cancer and why it’s so important to get screened. Digestive Heath Foundation participants included: Sharon Oberlander, DHF Board Member and Secretary, Dr. Stephen Hanauer and Dr. Scott Strong, Science Advisory Council, DHF,  Dr. Rajesh Keswani, DHF Grant Recipient, and Dr. Michael Ruchim, DHF Board Member. 

WGN Radio 720 AM: What are the possible signs of colon cancer featuring Dr. Scott Strong

March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month! Bill and Wendy welcome Scott A. Strong, MC, Chief of Gastrointestinal Surgery at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center to the show. They talk about preventative measures people should take to lower their risk of colon cancer. He explains the signs and symptoms to look out for.

Our investments in groundbreaking medical research are already changing lives. From software that empowers adolescents in their transition to adult care to an innovative esophageal endoscopy technique, our exciting research is making a difference for patients and families living with digestive disease. Read more HERE.

Our Research

Our Science Advisory Council

Dr. Hanauer is Immediate Past President of the American College of Gastroenterology and founding co-director of the Digestive Health Center. Stephen B. Hanauer, MD

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Dr. John Pandolfino is a Professor of Medicine, as well as Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Northwestern Medicine. John E. Pandolfino, MD

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Dr. Strong is founding co-director of the Digestive Health Center. His practice focuses on colon and rectal cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and minimally invasive surgery. Scott A. Strong, MD

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