Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation Recognizes 16 Healthcare Providers with Uniting to Care & Cure Awards
Published: June 11, 2021
NEW YORK, NY – The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation announced today that it is presenting its Uniting to Care & Cure Awards to 16 healthcare providers from across the country in recognition of their work to help find cures for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and improve the quality of life of adults and children affected by these diseases.
Uniting to Care & Cure Awards are presented to healthcare providers who show dedication to the IBD community of patients and caregivers and contribute to the Foundation’s research, education, support, and advocacy initiatives.
“The Foundation is lucky to work with an incredible group of healthcare providers across the country who have a profound impact on the lives of countless IBD patients,” said Laura Wingate, Executive Vice President, Education, Support, & Advocacy for the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. “We are pleased to recognize their contributions to advancing our mission and helping move us closer to our goal of a future free from Crohn’s and colitis.”
This year's Uniting to Care & Cure Award recipients are:
D. Brent Polk, MD, University of California San Diego
Larry Saripkin, MD, GI Care for Kids, LLC
Kara De Felice, MD, Louisiana State University
Raymond K. Cross, MD, MS, AGAF, FACG, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Steven N. Fine, MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Curtis Huttenhower, PhD, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health
Ramnik Xavier, MD, Harvard Medical School
Marla Dubinsky, MD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Michele Kissous-Hunt, PA-C, DFAAPA, Mount Sinai Medical Center
Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Michael D. Kappelman, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Richard H. Duerr, MD, University of Pittsburg and UPMC
James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE, University of Pennsylvania
Anish Patel, DO, FACG, Brooke Army Medical Center
Ann D. Flynn, MD, University of Utah Health
More information about the 2021 Uniting to Care & Cure Award recipients can be viewed on the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s website.
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization focused on both research and patient support for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), with the mission of curing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the quality of life for the millions of Americans living with IBD. The Foundation’s work is dramatically accelerating the research process, while also providing extensive educational and support resources for patients and their families, medical professionals, and the public.