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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center – Patient Education and Resources

We’re committed to serving our community. Through a variety of events, including educational programs, community lectures, and support groups, our providers give back to the community and help to spread awareness about IBD.

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To learn more about any of our events and resources, please email Anne Bobb

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Community

Penn State Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program is committed to serving its community. Through a variety of events, including educational programs, community lectures, and support groups, our providers are able to give back to the community and help to spread awareness about IBD.

Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Patient Symposium

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 | 6-9 p.m.

Check-in begins at 6 p.m. Program starts at 6:30 p.m.

Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
1150 Camp Hill Bypass
Camp Hill, PA 17011

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Taking care of your disease – a patient symposium focused on Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Everyone impacted by IBD (Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis) is invited to attend—including patients, family members and doctors who treat this condition.

Topics include:

  • What is Crohn’s and Colitis and What Causes It?
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Medical Management
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Crohn’s and Colitis Surgical Management
  • A Patient’s Perspective

Registration

This is a free event, but space is limited.

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Contact us with questions at 717-531-3998.

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Phone: 717-531-3998

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Walter A. Koltun, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Walter A. Koltun, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Director, Penn State Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Chief, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Peter and Marshia Carlino Chair in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

Emmanuelle Williams, MD

Emmanuelle D. Williams, MD
Associate Director, Penn State Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Associate Director, Clinical Medicine and Education

 

Mark Schaefer, MD, MPH

Mark Schaefer, MD, MPH
Associate Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center; Penn State Children's Hospital

Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Support Group

Our Crohn’s and Colitis Support Groups provide information, support, and resources for patients and families.

Dates: The first Wednesday of every odd-numbered month
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.

Location: Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA in the University Physicians Center (Entrance 4) Suite 4200

For more information, contact Rachael Hays at gotgutshhmc12@gmail.com.

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Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group

The Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group provides adolescent pediatric inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients age 12-18 years and their parents with helpful information and the chance to meet others living with IBD.

View meeting dates and learn more about the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Support Group.

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Phone: 717-531-3998

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Patient Testimonials

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To learn more about upcoming events please e-mail HersheyIBD@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or abobb@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

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