Thank you for visiting the Massachusetts 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).
Sunil Sheth, MD
Please come back to see 2018 events
20th Anniversary Party For A Cure – Boston
Join the Massachusetts Chapter for the 20th Anniversary celebration of the founding of the NPF on Thursday October 19, 2017 from 6:30-9:30 pm, at The Harvard Club located in Back Bay (374 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02115).
Strike Out Pancreas Disease in Massachusetts
Join the NPF for an afternoon of bowling and family fun!
Date: Sunday, October 22nd
Time: 2 – 5 pm
Venue: Bowlero Shrewsbury, 405 Boston Turnpike, Route 9 Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Living with Pancreatitis: “Strategies to keep control of your Pancreatitis symptoms”
Date: Thursday, September 7th, 2017
Time: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm EST
Location: A Greater Boston event, at Whitney Place Community Room, 3 Vision Drive Natick, MA 01760
Experts from the field of Gastroenterology and Pancreatology as well as Patient Advocates will be on hand to share important information and answer your questions about chronic pancreatitis.
Pediatric Pancreatitis – Amit Grover, MD
Non-Pharmacological Pain Management – Amit Anand, MD
Nutritional Management of Pancreatitis- Sandra Allonen, RD
Panel Q & A Door Prize Drawing
Parking and light refreshments available.
Falmouth Road Race
Date: August 20, 2017
To inspire, motivate, and support our 13 runners, running on behalf of NPF, please visit the event page!
PEP TALK 3 – Living With Chronic Pancreatitis
To view an archive of this event, please CLICK HERE
Co-Founder Jane Holt discusses NPF Centers in the Boston area and the strides we are making in the treatment of pancreatic diseases.
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:Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 330 Brookline Avenue, Dana 501 Boston, MA 02215 617-667-5576 Boston Children’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School 300 Longwood Avenue, Hunnewell Ground Boston, MA 02115 617-355-6058 Brigham and Women’s Hospital 75 Francis Street Boston, MA 02115 800-BWH-9999 Massachusetts General Hospital 55 Fruit Street Boston, MA 02114 877-644-3636 UMass Memorial Medical Center University Campus 55 Lake Avenue North Worcester, MA 01655 855-862-7763
Photo Gallery of Past Events
Party for a Cure 2017Strike Out Pancreatic Disease! May 3, 2015 Roaring 20s Ball November 13, 2014