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Friday, May 1, 2015

"ROAD TO PREVENTION!" Event, May 10, in Monsey *Update #3*

Dear member,

Here we are with updated details regarding the upcoming “ROAD TO PREVENTION” event in partnership and sponsored by Mount Sinai Hospital.

This "Ladies Only" education program will take place on Sunday, פרשת בהר-בחוקותי, May 10, 2015. At the new Vilchovitz Hall (former Yeshiva of Spring Valley, Boys School), 230 Maple Ave., Monsey, NY 10952.

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    Welcome and Introduction:
    7:15pm Sharp!
  • Program Moderator:

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James F. Marion, MD, 
Professor of Practice of Medicine, Gastroenterology, ‎Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Mount Sinai IBD center history: the house Dr. Crohn's built:
Bruce E. Sands, MD,
Chief, Henry D. Janowitz Division of Gastroenterology, ‎Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • The course of Crohn's disease and how it can behave:
Asher A. Kornbluth, MD,
Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital
Founder and annual course director of the Mount Sinai IBD Consultants Course
  • Genetics of IBD in the Ashkenazi Jewish population:
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
  • How diet and our environment affect the bacteria inside our bodies:
Jeremiah Faith, PhD,
Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Assistant Professor, Medicine, Clinical Immunology‎, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Why prevention of IBD is possible:
Jean-Frédéric Colombel, MD, 
Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • How can you help?:
Marla Dubinsky, MD,
Chief Pediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
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    Followed by a question and answer, Eleven doctors panel, with the additional following professors in the field:
Keith Benkov, MD,  Associate Professor Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
Judy H Cho, MD, Professor Medicine, Gastroenterology and Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences
Joana Torres, MD, Post-Doctoral Fellow Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jose Carlos Clemente, MD, Assistant Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Please call us at 845-670-4522 or email us at
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RoadToPRevention@JCCSG.org
with your questions in advance as we will only be able to accept minimal questions at the event.


Again, we would like to take the opportunity to invite the non-effected family members of effected.
 It is highly regarded to have family members of IBD Sufferers participate in this study as a means of prevention. Please help us/yourself with letting your family know about it, and inviting them to join this symposium. By navigating the "road to prevention" together we can save our future generations.


We're working on providing transportation from Kiryas Yoel - Monroe, and New Square. Please call 845-670-4522 or email us to RSVP.


Help us spread the word. Should you know someone who might benefit and is not on our mailing list forward this email.

For any other comments and suggestions, please feel free to contact us anytime by phone at our designated number 845-670-4522 or email.

We would be delighted to hear from you. Your participation is much appreciated!

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