Thank you for visiting the Illinois Chapter page, and welcome to our community of volunteers dedicated to the support of patients with pancreatic disease. We invite you to join us at one or more of our local events in support of this cause. Please see below for upcoming activities in your area!

If you would like to become more involved and volunteer in your state, please contact your Chapter Chair (information below).

Chapter Chair
David Jones
Medical Director
Andres Gelrud, MD

Upcoming Events

Coping  with Pancreatitis: A Patient and Caretaker Educational Event

Saturday, February 4, 2017
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

The University of Chicago Medicine
Center for Care and Discovery
7th Floor Boardroom 7850/7870
5700 South Maryland Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Click here for a copy of the flyer.

For more information, please contact David Jones at

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Strike Out Pancreas Disease!

NPF Centers

NPF Centers focus on multidisciplinary treatment of pancreatitis by treating the “whole patient” with a focus on the best possible outcomes and an improved quality of life. To view more information on the criteria to be an approved NPF Center, please click here.

Treatment Centers located in this state are:

University of Chicago 
5700 S. Maryland Ave.  MC8043
Chicago IL 60615
University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
1740 W Taylor St.
Chicago, IL 60612

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