COVID-19 and IBD: Updates and Live Q&A

Learn about the impact that COVID-19 can have on individuals living with Crohn's or colitis. Get the latest recommendations from gastroenterologists and other experts in the field of IBD including virus spread, physical distancing, travel, hygiene, IBD medications, and more. Get answers to common questions from the live Q&A.

For more information, visit www.crohnsandcolitis.ca/covid-19

Moderators:
Dr. Eric Benchimol (MD, PhD., FRCPC), Associate Professor and Gastroenterologist, Department of Pediatrics and School of Epidemology and Public Health at the University of Ottawa, Division of Gastroenterology​ at Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Dr. Gilaad Kaplan (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Associate Professor and Gastroenterologist, Director of the Environmental Health Research Group, Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases and Institute of Public Health, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary

Panel Members:
Dr. Lisa Barrett (MD, PhD., FRCPC), Assistant Professor and Clinician Scientist, Nova Scotia Health Authority, Divisions of Infectious Diseases, Microbiology and Immunology at Dalhousie University

Dr. Anne Griffiths (MD, FRCPC), Professor and Director of the IBD Centre, SickKids Hospital, University of Toronto

Dr. John Marshall (MD MSc FRCPC AGAF), Professor, Director of the Division of Gastroenterology at McMaster University

Dr. Remo Panaccione (MD, FRCPC), Associate Professor and Gastroenterologist, Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic, Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary

Dr. Dean Tripp (C.Pscyh, PhD.) Professor and Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychology at Queens University, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Crohn's and Colitis Canada

Crohn’s and Colitis Canada is the only national, volunteer-based charity focused on finding the cures for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improving the lives of children and adults affected by these diseases.


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