Georgia Chapter

2250 N Druid Hills Rd
# 250

Atlanta, GA, 30329
Phone: (404) 982.0616

Please visit the Get Involved tab on the left, to see our volunteer opportunities.
This chapter serves all of Georgia, and assists with the Alabama, Tennessee and Carolinas chapters.


Georgia Chapter Board of Trustees:
May 2018

Georgia Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC):

Dr. Tanvi Dhere (Chair)
Dr. Heba Iskandar
Dr. Subra Kugathasan
Dr. David Weinstein
Dr. Douglas Wolf

Family Education Day
Pediatric Education Program

Join parents, teens and children affected by Crohn's and colitis for a fun-filled day of activities and learning! 

Breakout sessions designed specifically for parents, teens and children will cover topics such as: 

The basics of Crohn's and colitis
Treatment and medication options
Inspirational speakers
Art projects, and more

            Register at:

Questions: Contact Mary Esna-Ashari at (404) 982-0616 or

The Standard Club
Monday, September 24

Registration: 8:30 am
Shotgun start: 10:30 am

Event Chairperson: Tom O'Connor
Committee: Jeff Allen, Lance Einstein, Jeff Kamin, Daniel Kaufman, Kevin Rabinowitz, Hugh Rawn, Kyle Schickner, Louie Shemaria, Kenny Sonenshine, Toby Steinberg

For more information, visit, or 
contact Shannon Primm at (404) 982-0616 or

Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon
Sunday, July 15

Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Half Marathon
Saturday, November 3

Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon
January 20, 2019 
Maui, Hawaii


Click here to join the team!

We also have Do-It-Yourself events, if these dates don't fit your schedule.
Ask about Race in Orange!

Contact Endurance Manager, Lindsey Denton at (404) 982-0616 or

for making the 2018 Atlanta Take Steps Walk a success
and helping us raise over $193,000! 

Photos from the walk are now available to view on SmugMug here! 

Thank you National Take Steps Sponsor:

    Thank you to our Corporate Partners:



Shapiro Capital Management LLC

Georgia Chapter Platinum Corporate Partners

Georgia Chapter Platinum Medical Partner

Georgia Chapter Corporate Partner

Thank you to Cobb EMC for your support of the Georgia Chapter

Upcoming Events in Georgia:

Please read more in-depth descriptions of all of our events, by clicking on the link below that you're interested in.

Team Challenge Napa to Sonoma Wine Country Half Marathon: July 15

Crohn's & Colitis Family Education Day: August 11

Savannah Patient Education Program: August 16

Golf Classic: September 24

Atlanta Professional Education CME Program: October 13

Atlanta Patient Education Program: October 13

Team Challenge Rock 'n' Roll Savannah Marathon & Half Marathon:
November 3

spin4 crohn's & colitis cures: December 2

Team Challenge Maui Oceanfront Half Marathon: January 20, 2019

Torch Gala - InterContinental Buckhead: March 9, 2019

Community Health Charities Contributor Choice #22781  

Take Steps for Crohn's & Colitis

Connect with the IBD community and walk to help end Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Register for a walk near you!

Get Fit, Make Friends, Change Lives!

Team Challenge Endurance Training Program

  • Half Marathon
  • Triathlon

Run or walk a half marathon, train for a triathlon, or ride in a great cycling event at one our amazing destination races while raising vital funds for research. Join Team Challenge today!