2018 Annual Benefit Luncheon

Start Date: May 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM


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Please join us on May 9, 2018 for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Annual Benefit Luncheon at the Hyatt at Olive 8 in Seattle.

This year's luncheon program will explore the evolution of research into environmental triggers and the impact Seattle research and patient input has on these research initiatives.

Donate here if you're unable to attend but would still like to support our mission.

Visit our Luncheon website for more information or contact Anne Alkema at aalkema@crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

Featured Speakers

Michael Chiorean, M.D., AGAF, FASGE

Director of the IBD Center of Excellence - a division of Gastroenterology at Virginia Mason, director of Digestive Disease Institute Research, a fellow of the American Gastroenterology Association and the chair of the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Northwest Chapter Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC).

Dr. Chiorean will explore the role of environmental triggers in IBD, and share insight into the Foundation's newest study, DINE, which looks at the impact diet and nutrition play in the development and treatment of Crohn's disease.

The Kittelson Family 

Nicole, Thad, and their daughter Addy will share their powerful story of how Addy's IBD diagnosis four years ago continues to rebuild and inspire their family.

Chris Adams

Emcee and Member, Northwest Board of Trustees

Thank you to our generous sponsors:

Platinum Sponsor:


Silver Sponsors:



Swedish | Washington Gastroenterology | The Essential Baking Company



Hyatt at Olive 8
1635 8th Avenue
Seattle, Washington, 98101

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