2014 IBD Education Conference - Portland
University of Portland

2014 Portland IBD Education Conference

portland conference squareJoin us for this annual education program all about Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis! Local health care providers will speak on a range of topics including: treatment options, uses, and safety; coping strategies; nutrition; integrative medicine; and more!

When: Saturday, March 8, 2014Check in opens at 9:30 AM, Program runs 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM. 

Where: University of Portland, Buckley Center Auditorium, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, OR 97203

Who's Invited? Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis patients, relatives, friends, healthcare professionals & interested parties.

Why Should You Attend?  To learn more about these diseases and how to manage them, as well as connect with other folks in your community who are affected by these diseases and find out more about the resources available to you through CCFA.

Cost: Free, plus light refreshments and lunch will be provided! (We encourage you to bring your own snacks if you have severe dietary restrictions or allergies.)

Online registration has now closed but you are welcome to come and register at the event between 9:30 and 10:00 AM.

Questions?  Contact Kathleen Newbould, Regional Education & Support Manager, at knewbould@ccfa.org or toll-free 877.703-6900.

Click here to read about our speakers!


10:00-10:05 Welcome
10:05-10:55 IBD: The Big Picture
Harry Bray, MD - The Oregon Clinic 
11:00-11:45 The Role of Nutrition in IBD: A Look at the Science & Tips for Daily Life
Linda Muir, MD - OHSU Doernbecher Children's Hospital 
11:45-11:55 Break
11:55-12:40 Risks & Benefits of Treatment Options
David Grunkemeier, MD - The Oregon Clinic 
12:40-1:20 Lunch (Provided. We encourage you to bring food
if you have dietary concerns.)
1:20-2:05 Safe & Effective Disease Management
Andrea Peruzzi, LAc 
2:05-2:15 Break
2:15-3:00 Managing Extra-Intestinal Manifestations
Duane Webb, MD - The Vancouver Clinic
3:05-3:55 Advice on Maintaining Mental Well-Being
Patient Panel, Moderated by Mark McNamara 
3:55-4:00 Closing Remarks

Thank you to our generous program supporters!








Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Buckley Center Auditorium
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.
Portland, OR 97203

We're sorry, the deadline for registering for this event has passed.