Northeast Ohio Chapter

4700 Rockside Rd Suite 425
Independence, OH, 44131
Phone: 216-524-7700
Fax: 216-524-7701

Welcome to the Northeast Ohio Chapter
               Serving Cleveland, Akron, & surrounding areas                     

Here's a Look at What's Happening in Northeast Ohio

We are pleased to announce a new support group is launching on the Near East Side of Cleveland! The group will meet the first Tuesday of each month at the Warrensville Heights Library (4415 Northfield Rd, Warrensville Heights 44128), from 7 to 8:30 PM. Please join us! If you have questions, please contact the Northeast Ohio Chapter at 216.524.7700.

Register to Walk TODAY!

Take Steps Cleveland, Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

New Location: Indy Field House

6349 Selig Drive, Independence, OH 44131

And join us for the Take Steps Cleveland Kickoff Party!

April 27th, 2014


Transitioning to College with Chronic Illness

Saturday April 26th at 3:00 pm

Oberlin College - Specific room & building TBA

Dr. Veloso, a gastroenterologist at University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Kira Nathan, CCFA National Council of College Leaders council member, will discuss ways to help students with chronic illnesses such as Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis transition to college including tips on managing symptoms and resources available on campus. This a great way to learn more about different opportunities for students with chronic illness to shape their college experience to fit their needs.

We invite you to join us at Oberlin College for an interesting discussion on transitioning to college with a chronic illness. In addition please fill out so we can reach out to you with up to date information.

Food and drink will be provided!

We would like to thank all of those who attended the 2014 Ask the Experts

on Saturday, March 15th!

Special thanks to our medical experts:

Jean-Paul Achkar, Gastroenterologist, Cleveland Clinic

Lisa Cimperman, Clinical Dietitian, University Hospital Case Medical Center

Reema Gulati, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, MetroHealth

Barbara Kaplan, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Cleveland Clinic

Jeffry Katz, Gastroenterologist, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

Jeremy Lipman, Colorectal Surgeon, MetroHealth

Feza Remzi, Colorectal Surgeon, Cleveland Clinic

Darren Seril, Gastroenterologist, Cleveland Clinic

Sharon Stein, Colorectal Surgeon, University Hospitals Case Medical Center

And thank you to our supportors who made this educational program possible:


AbbVie Advocates, "AbbVie's Patient Advocate Program"


Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sigma Tau


                      University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute                                   



2014 Camp Oasis - July 6 - 12

For details visit:

Camp Oasis – Camp Copneconic – Fenton, MI – July 6th-12th, 2014




Questions? Contact or (646)438-3105


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