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Vanderbilt Health Event at Embassy Suites

Embassy Suites Hotel in Cool Springs Franklin

Embassy Suites Hotel in Cool Springs Franklin

On Saturday, Nov. 13 in Cool Springs, the Tennessee Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center are hosting The Road to a Healthier Life with Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis, a comprehensive, one-day educational seminar designed to arm patients and their families with the most up-to-date medical information on inflammatory bowel disease management and life coping strategies.

This free event is open to all who suffer from inflammatory bowel diseases, have a family member who suffers from inflammatory bowel disease, and also health care professionals who want to learn more to help their patients.

The Road to a Healthier Life with Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis begins at 8 a.m. at the Embassy Suites Hotel on Crescent Centre Drive in Franklin, Tenn., and features a distinguished panel of physicians, surgeons, counselors, dietitians and educators who are all experts in the area of inflammatory bowel diseases. The program’s content is designed to give attendees information on medical management and societal coping skills to live a high quality life with inflammatory bowel diseases.

Physician experts from Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Boston University School of Medicine, Cumberland Surgical Associates, Bloomsburg University, Associates in Gastroenterology PLC, Grace Anatomy Inc., Nashville Gastrointestinal Specialists Inc., and Lindsay & Associates Inc., will be providing the very latest information about medications and surgical options for disease management.

Presenters include physicians, psychologists, nutritionists, dietitians and child life specialists.

The program’s content is designed for both adult and pediatric inflammatory bowel disease patients.

To register for this seminar or for a listing of the entire event schedule please visit the Tennessee chapter of CCFA’s website.

WHAT: The Road to a Healthier Life with Crohn’s Disease & Ulcerative Colitis

WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m.

WHERE: Embassy Suites Hotel, Crescent Centre Drive, located just off I-65 in Franklin, Tennessee. Take Exit 68 A East.