Since 2015, DHF has raised over $14 million and has funded 54 cutting-edge research studies that are changing the future of digestive health.

Digestive Health Foundation Raises $1.3 Million at 1ST Live Event at Museum of Contemporary Art in Over a Year

On June 5, the Ambassador Board of the Digestive Health Foundation at Northwestern Medicine hosted the first live event held at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago since the COVID-19 pandemic hit over a year ago. With in-person attendance of 220 and additional...

Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease May Be at Risk for Post-Traumatic Stress from Medical Trauma

Post-traumatic stress is a chronic psychological reaction to an event where a person experiences extreme fear or anxiety due to actual or perceived threat to life or bodily harm. It is usually thought of in other groups like combat veterans or crime victims. Trauma...

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.

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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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