Article by Jill Lowe

So many of us have a loved one, know someone or know of someone with IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) and for those of us in Chicago, all this exceptional patient care and research is RIGHT IN OUR OWN BACK YARD

This year, GIRF honors Ira Hanan, MD for his commitment to providing excellent care and training future leaders in digestive diseases.

At the Ball this year GIRF proudly honors its Lead Scientific Advisor, David T. Rubin, MD, with the Joseph B. Kirsner Award – an annual tradition recognizing those who have made a substantial commitment to further and impact the GI Research Foundation’s mission. He has been referred to as the “Colon Whisperer.”

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