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 D. Jones
Medical Director
Rajesh N. Keswani, MD


Upcoming Events

In Collaboration with The National Pancreas Foundation, the NPF Illinois Chapter, and Northwestern Memorial Hospital: The Many Faces of Pancreatic Disease

Date: May 12, 2018
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Northwestern Memorial Hospital McGaw Medical Center Building Room 1-401, 240 East Huron St. Chicago, IL 60611 (Parking will be validated)

We will be covering pain management, nutrition, behavioral medicine, and more!

For more information and to register for the event, please click here:

For any questions, please contact David Jones at


Join us for an evening of fun and casino games as we raise money to end pancreas disease and remember Rob Ericson. Each $40 entry ticket will include appetizers, $150 in funny money and a free app card for use on a return visit to the Tap House Grill. Additional raffle tickets will be sold for $5 each or 5 tickets for $20.

Date: April 4, 2018
Time: 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: Tap House Grill
56 W. Wilson Street, Palatine, IL

To purchase tickets, please go here:


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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:

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
675 N. St. Clair St., Suite 17-250
Chicago, IL 60611
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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