About

Welcome to the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's North Texas Chapter! We proudly serve the northern half of Texas including the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, Lubbock, Midland, Wichita Falls, Sherman and Tyler. There are many ways to get involved with our chapter! Learn about our local initiatives, including Take Steps and Team Challenge, by visiting our Events page.

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America, North Texas Chapter
12801 North Central Expressway, Suite 530
Dallas, Texas 75243
Phone: 972-386-0607 Fax: 972-386-0509
Email: ntexas@ccfa.org

CCFA proudly meets the high standards established by the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance as well as other leading independent charity evaluators.


Staff Contacts

Jacquelin Leech 
Executive Director
jleech@ccfa.org
972-386-0607 Ext 1


Vernessa Thomas
Development Coordinator
vthomas@ccfa.org 
972-386-0607 Ext 2


Katie Schmidt
Team Challenge Manager
kschmidt@ccfa.org
972-386-0607 Ext 3


Amber Martin

Regional Education & Support Manager

amartin@ccfa.org

972-386-0607 Ext 4


Clayton Smith

Development Manager

csmith@ccfa.org

972-386-0607 Ext 5
 

Paul Fulton

Team Challenge Manager

pfulton@ccfa.org

972-386-0607 Ext 6


*We currently have a vaccany in the Take Steps Walk Manager position. If you have any questions regarding Take Steps Walk for Crohn's & Colitis, please contact Jacquelin Leech.

 


Greater Dallas Leadership Board

 

Scott Carson, President

Barbara Adamson

Natalie Harris Brown

Mousumi Johnson

Gary Lawson

Mike Moran

Ashish Patel, MD; CMAC Chair

Travis Ramsey

Debbie Tobolowsky

Linda Turner

Tammy Walsh

Sheryl Weisberg



Tarrant County Leadership Board

 

Tonya Fuqua, DDS; President

Annette Cox

Michael Hart

Jennifer Hattin

Nicholas Ogunmola, MD

Franky Pipes

Candi Rath

Monte Troutman, DO

Moustafa A. Youssef, MD



Tyler Leadership Board

 

Russell Patterson, President

Charles Dodson

Ashley Knight

Machelle McDowell

Sarah Morris



North Texas Chapter Medical Advisory Committee

 

Ashish Patel, MD; CMAC Chair- Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Tasneem Ahmed, MD- UT Southwestern Medical Center

Donna Bacchus, RN- University fo Texas at Arlington

Kendall Brown, MD- Digestive Health Associates of Texas

Ezra Burstein, MD- UT Southwestern Medical Center

Lillienne Chan, MD- Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Themos Dassopoulos, MD- Baylor Center for IBD

Chris Fourment, MD- Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

John Kwon, MD - UT Southwestern Medical Center

Nicholas Ogunmola, MD- Cook Children's Medical Center

Kimberly Persley, MD- Texas Digestive Disease Consultants

Lawrence R. Schiller, MD- Digestive Health Associates of Texas

Armond Schwartz, MD- Digestive Health Associates of Texas

Gaith Semrin, MD- Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Monte Troutman, DO- UNT Health Science Center

Annette Whitney, MD- Digestive Health Associates of Texas

Michael Weisberg, MD- Digestive Health Associates of Texas