Tag Archives: CCFA

CCFA Co-founder Suzanne Rosenthal Dies

Suzanne Rosenthal, one of the co-founders of the National Foundation for Ileitis and Colitis (the organization later renamed the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America), died on Sunday afternoon. She...

CCFA Patient and Family Education Conference

Yesterday ((Saturday, April 21, 2012)) I attended CCFA Illinois’ 17th Annual Patient and Family Education Conference. This year’s conference featured a number of great speakers from the U.S. and Canada, and focused on many of the current hot topics in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). This article contains links to the speaker presentations, as well as my tweets related to each speaker (drawn from live tweeting done during the conference).

The Double Date Adventure

It all started innocently enough with a charity auction. It ended this past Sunday when I was kidnapped by an evil pharmaceutical company, rescued by two women who then were...

Run in Vegas again? Certainly!

Given that Fall is always such a boring, slow season for me, I decided this week that I’ll run the Las Vegas Half Marathon on December 5, 2010 as part...

Help Team Challenge cross the finish line in Sonoma

The Napa-to-Sonoma half marathon is less than three weeks away, and Team Challenge needs your help! If your donations help all seven people I’m mentoring meet their fundraising goal before 11:00 PM Central Time on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, I will publicly shave my head following the 2010 Napa-to-Sonoma half marathon.