Inflammatory Bowel Disease Education

Penn State Hershey Medical Center is an exciting place to begin a career in medicine. We offer robust residency programs in Colon and Rectal Surgery and Gastroenterology. We frequently host nationally recognized speakers and continuing medical education courses.

IBD Patient Symposium

Penn State Hershey experts at Penn State Wilkes Barre, April 29, 2014

On Tuesday, March 18, in an effort to help patients living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis in the York County area, experts (led by Walter Koltun, M.D.) with Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center will host a patient symposium in the evening. Providers will answer questions and present current and relevant information on diagnosis, medical management, and surgical management of IBD at Penn State York campus in the Rehearsal Room of the Pullo Performing Arts Center, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. 

IBD: Taking Control of Your Disease
A patient symposium focused on inflammatory bowel disease

Date:  Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time:  6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (light refreshments provided)
Place:  Penn State Wilkes Barre - The Barry Auditorium, Nesbitt Academic Commons Room, AC-103
Presenters: Walter Koltun, M.D.; Andrew Tinsley, M.D.;  Emmanuelle D Williams, M.D., Tolulope O. Falaiye, M.D

There is no cost to participate in this event, but registration is required. To register, please visit

For more information, call 717-531-5164, Penn State Hershey Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.

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