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

DHF Ambassador Board Taste of Italy with Pizzeria Portofino and RPM on Saturday, December 5th from 5:00-6:00PM!

The Digestive Health Foundation Ambassador Board invites you to join us on Saturday, December 5th for a virtual tasting tour of Italy and hands-on pizza making event from the comfort of your own home! RPM Wine Director, Richard Hanauer, and RPM and Pizza Portofino Chef, Sam Dickstein, will take you on a delicious and interactive journey of Italian wine and food.

I’m a different human being: WGN Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling shares how weight loss surgery changed his life featuring DHC Physician Dr. Eric Hungness and DHC Dietician Holly Herrington

Loyal WGN News viewers have watched Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling’s weight loss for months. However, few know the struggles off the air that culminated in his transformation.

Gastroenterology Learning Network: Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, Named Master of American College of Gastroenterology

Stephen B. Hanauer, the Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine and the medical director of the Digestive Disease Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, and Section Editor for Inflammatory Bowel Disease for our own Gastroenterology Learning Network, was named a Master of the American College of Gastroenterology at the ACG 2020 Virtual Clinical Meeting and Postgraduate Course.

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG): Virtual Grand Rounds featuring Dr. Nirmala Gonsalves

Join nationally recognized expert, Nirmala Gonsalves, MD, Northwestern Medicine for a live presentation, with Q&A on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 12:00 pm Eastern Time for week 29 of ACG’s Virtual Grand Rounds. Dr. Gonsalves will present on “Special Considerations When Discussing Diet Elimination for EoE.

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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