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Thursday, May 14, 2015

Road To Prevention Event #1 * Thanks!!! What's Next...???

Dear Member,

We are grateful that you made the effort to attend Sunday’s event. It is only with your active participation that it was a resounding success. 


We received a lot of contact information sheets which is a wonderful start toward this important initiative.


We hope to host more events as well as continue our media campaign to bring attention to this program to interested parties. Stay tuned for the future notices regarding upcoming events in your area.

If you are willing to participate in the study, please find the attached consent form. You can learn more about the study, and how you and your family can help. Please complete it and return to
roadtoprevention@mssm.edu or to roadtoprevention@JCCSG.org. For more info feel free to call 212-824-9078.

A special request to the People from Monsey, New Square and Kiryas Yoel - Monroe: We will arrange a local site to collect specimens to spare you the inconvenience of traveling to Mt Sinai. Please get back to us ASAP so that we may properly coordinate.


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CD's and DVD’s will be sold in the future; please expect further details.


Please feel free to refer any Crohn's or Colitis sufferer who you think may benefit from our support.


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Right to Left: Inga Peter, PhD. - Jeremiah Faith, PhD. - Dr. Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD. - Dr. Joana Torres, MD. - Dr. Asher A. Kornbluth. MD, - Dr. Bruce E. Sands, MD. - Dr. Marla Dubinky, MD. - Dr. Keith Benkov, MD. - Dr. Judy H Cho, MD. - Dr. James F. Marion, MD. - Dr. Jose Carlos Clemente, MD. - Yoely Drummer, JCCSG Founder & Executive Director. - R' Eluzer Dovid Follman, JCCSG Vice President of Communications

In closing, we want to take a moment to express our gratitude to individuals who gave of their time and expertise-




Dr. James F. Marion
Dr. James F. Marion, MD, Professor of Practice of Medicine, Gastroenterology, ‎Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, for standing at our side at all times. Your skill and tact has added much to the sensitivity of the topic.

The extraordinary success of our program was due to our talented presenters:


Dr. Bruce E. Sands
Dr. Bruce E. Sands, MD, Chief, Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology, ‎Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, 
Dr. Asher A. Kornbluth

Dr. Asher A. Kornbluth, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital. And Founder and annual course director of the Mount Sinai IBD Consultants Course

Inga Peter, PhD


Inga Peter, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Member, The Charles Bronfman Institute for Personalized Medicine‎, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Jeremiah Faith, PhD
Jeremiah Faith, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Assistant Professor, Medicine, Clinical Immunology‎, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Jean-Frédéric Colombel
Dr. Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Keith Benkov, MD, Associate Professor Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital

Dr. Judy H Cho, MD, Professor Medicine, Gastroenterology and Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences


Dr. Joana Torres, MD, Post-Doctoral Fellow Mount Sinai School of Medicine


Dr. Jose Carlos Clemente, MD, Assistant Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences


Dr. Marla Dubinsky
Last but certainly not least, Dr. Marla Dubinsky, MD, Chief Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, who from the very first time we met, has coordinated and worked together with us, assisting us in our success.

An extra special thanks to two individuals who took upon themselves to liaison this special study with the subjects. They have been (and are) instrumental to the success of our endeavors:
Harav Rabbi Chaim Mayer Hager, JCCSG Administrator.
R' Eluzer Dovid Follman, JCCSG Vice President of Communications..


Thanks to Yossi Steinmetz of YES Studios and his wife for devoting their precious time. Yossi can be reached at
718-576-1769 - yestudios@gmail.com - www.yossisteinmetz.com.

We thank you again, our very dear members, for enhancing the event.

By navigating the "road to prevention" together we can save our future generations.


All the best!


Yoely Drummer

Founder & Executive Director
​On behalf of The Road To Prevention team at עול"ם - JCCSG Inc.
עזרה וחיזוק לחולי מעיים - Jewish Crohn's & Colitis Support Group

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