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.
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.
Healio: Acid Exposure Reflux Monitoring May Predict Ability To Discontinue PPI Use In GERD, Research Suggests by Dr. John Pandolfino and Colleagues
Research by John Pandolfino, MD, Rena Yadlapati, MD, and colleagues aim to provide high-level evidence in support of early reflux monitoring of acid suppression in order to phenotype the patient with inadequate PPI response, & personalize care accordingly.
Gastroenterology Consultant: TNF Inhibitors and Immunomodulators Are Both Useful in Managing IBD featuring Dr. Stephen B. Hanauer
Dr. Stephen Hanauer from Northwestern Medicine discusses the roles of TNF inhibitors and immunomodulators in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases, which patients can benefit, and how gastroenterologists can position the use of each therapeutic.
Join nationally recognized expert, Stephen B. Hanauer, MD, FACG on Thursday, September 3 at Noon Eastern Time for ACG’s Virtual Grand Rounds Program on Combination Therapies in IBD: Assessing the Evidence for and Against. The live talk will be followed by a Q&A session with Dr. Hanauer.
A radical change in screening for colorectal cancer is being proposed in the United States, where the default screening modality to date has been colonoscopy.
Medscape Education: Eosinophilic GI Diseases Beyond the Esophagus featuring DHC physician Dr. Nirma Gonsalves
Eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) are serious, chronic, inflammatory digestive disorders that affect both children and adults. Lengthy diagnostic delays are common in EGIDs and they often result in disease progression and missed treatment opportunities. In this virtual, interactive CME event, 3 experts will discuss the epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, and diagnosis of EGIDs.
The Digestive Health Foundation Ambassador Board invites you to join us on Friday, August 7th from the comfort of your own home for a virtual tasting tour of the Mediterranean. RPM Wine Director, Richard Hanauer, and RPM Executive Chef, Eddie Ishaq, will take you on an exciting and delicious wine and food journey through this famed region.
Join Dr. John E. Pandolfino, MD, MSCI, FACG on Thursday, July 16 at Noon Eastern Time for ACG’s Virtual Grand Rounds Program on High Resolution Manometry: Thinking Beyond the Chicago Classification. The live talk will be followed by a Q&A session with Dr. Pandolfino.
Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center Research and Innovations Committee Summer 2020 Newsletter
In this issue of the NM DHC Research and Innovations Committee newsletter, we highlight the DHF Grant awardees and their proposals. In addition, in our continuing effort to bring light to the efforts of our Advanced Practice Providers during COVID-19, we have a special section dedicated to their “Call to Action” centered around their experiences and insight.
Doctors, including Dr. Stephen B. Hanauer, Medical Director, Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center, and patients explain why this treatment for Crohn’s can be life-changing and what to expect each step of the way.
In honor of World Inflammatory Bowel Disease Day (IBD), the Digestive Health Foundation (DHF) Ambassador Board hosted an engaging chat with two digestive health experts about ways to stay healthy during the stay-at-home order. Click to view the online panel and learn tips and tricks for getting nutrients and how mindful eating can work for you!
Healio: Changes, challneges in GI practices due to COVID-19 featuring DHC Medical Director Dr. Stephen Hanauer
Dr. Stephen Hanauer, Medical Director at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center discusses the challenges the COVID-19 pandemic presents to gastroenterology practices, the future of telehealth and more.
First and foremost, we hope you and your families are safe and well during this challenging time. In an abundance of caution regarding the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the Digestive Health Foundation Gala scheduled for May 30, 2020 has been cancelled.
COVID-19: Key Considerations for Gastroenterologists featuring NM DHC Medical Director Dr. Stephen B. Hanauer and Surgical Director Dr. Scott A. Strong
Stephen Hanauer, MD, and Scott Strong, MD, discuss key considerations for gastroenterologists in the context of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), including the gastrointestinal manifestations, risks and treatment for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or other conditions who may be taking immunosuppression drugs, potential fecal-oral transmission and how Northwestern Medicine Gastroenterology and GI Surgery are optimizing telehealth and evolving care during this pandemic.
Tim Rooney, longtime Western Springs resident makes giving back a priority. Tim Rooney is a founding Digestive Health Foundation Board Member and Grants Committee Chair.
The Digestive Health Foundation (DHF) community will come together on May 30, 2020 for the fifth annual Digestive Health Foundation Gala. DHF is a passionate community of patients, families, and supporters who are working to raise critical resources to help prevent, treat, and cure debilitating digestive diseases from colon and pancreatic cancers to esophageal disorders, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, hepatitis and others at Northwestern Medicine Digestive Health Center. This year’s gala will include a focus on funding research for digestive cancers.
Prostate Cancer and IBD: What Men Need to Know featuring DHC Physician and Medical Director Dr. Stephen B. Hanauer
Dr. Stephen Hanauer discusses new findings that men with IBD may have an increased risk of developing prostate cancer in comparison to those who do not have IBD.
If you’re looking to lose weight in 2020, you may have considered intermittent fasting… but is it right for you?
From the recent epidemic of colon cancer in younger individuals to the rapidly increasing incidence of esophageal diseases among young women; from the growing population of adults facing fatty liver disease to the debilitating symptoms of colitis or Crohn’s disease, or the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, more than 1 in 5 Americans will face a digestive disease in their lifetime. These illnesses can often be invisible while causing pain, suffering, or worse. We need your help.
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