Since 2015 DHF has raised nearly $18 million and has funded 75 cutting-edge research studies that are changing the future of digestive health.

Digestive Health Foundation Raises $1.8 Million at 2022 Gala Honoring Hockey Hall of Famer Eddie Olczyk

The 2022 Digestive Health Foundation Gala raised more than $1.8 million for medical research at the Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center to improve quality of life for individuals with digestive disease  and their families. Honoring Olympian, NHL player,...

The Michael A. Ruchim, MD, Fellowship Director in Digestive Health

Northwestern Medicine has recently created the Michael A. Ruchim, MD, Fellowship Director in Digestive Health position in honor of Dr. Ruchim and his years of dedication to the health and care of his patients and their families. The directorship was awarded with an...

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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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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