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Irwin M. Rosenthal, Visionary Co-Founder of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Passes AwayFebruary 2, 2016
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today the passing of co-founding member, philanthropist, entrepreneur and lawyer, Irwin M. Rosenthal. Motivated by his wife Suzanne’s struggle with Crohn’s disease, Irwin, along with William and Shelby Modell, and Dr. Henry D. Janowitz, founded the Foundation for Research in Ileitis, now known as the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. It was the combination of his tenacity, compassion and love for his wife that put CCFA on the road to success.
Camp Oasis is the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America’s (CCFA) summer camp program that enriches the lives of children with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis by providing them with a safe and supportive camp community. CCFA runs 12 week-long camp sessions across the country, attracting not only campers but also hundreds of volunteer counselors and medical professionals.
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Announces Recipients of 2015 IBD Scientific Achievement AwardsDecember 10, 2015
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) announced today that it will honor three physicians and researchers from the University of Pennsylvania and University of North Carolina as recipients of the 2015 Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Scientific Achievement Awards.