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Welcome to the Northeast Ohio Chapter serving Cleveland, Akron, Sandusky, Canton, Youngstown & beyond

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Northeast Ohio Office
4700 Rockside Road, Suite 425
Independence, Ohio 44131
Phone: 216.524.7700

Fax: 216.524.7701
Email: northeastohio@crohnscolitisfoundation.org

Catie Dargue
Chapter Executive Director
216.524.7700 Ext. 4

Liz Gage
Take Steps Walk Manager
216.524.7700 Ext. 3

Lori Butterfield
Regional Education & Support Manager

Board of Trustees



Dan Waldeck

Huntington Bank



Liz Cross

 WBC Group/Meyer Distributing




Justin Brazie

Sherwin Williams

Amy Btiebet

Open Doors Academy

Debbie Isaak-Shapiro

Freelance Counseling Services


Richard Lash, CPA

Walthall CPA’s

Jonathan Moses, MD

University Hospitals

Larry Murphy



Nancy Myers, PHD

Summa Health Systems


Karen Paull, PHD
Cleveland Hearing & Speech Center




Emeritus Members


Howard Edelstein

Edelstein Financial

Robert Edelstein

Robert Edelstein, Attorney at Law


Bruce Hartzmark

Hartzmark Group, Oppenheimer & Co

Mousab Tabbaa, MD

Northshore Gastroenterology & Endoscopy Centers

Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC)

Dr. Sharon L Stein, Co-chair, University Hospital

Dr. Jean-Paul Achkar, Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Reema Gulati, MetroHealth

Dr. Jeffrey A. Katz, University Hospital

Dr. Barbra Kaplan, Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Jeremy Lipman, Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Jessica Philpott, Cleveland Clinic

Dr. Ganesh R. Veerappan,  Digestive Health Center – Akron

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