• 2018
    PIONEERS.

    Congratulations to our new
    Sherman Prize recipients for
    their trailblazing achievements.

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  • Lee A. Denson, MD

    2017 Sherman Prize Recipient

    EXCELLENCE.

    We recognize leaders who make
    exceptional contributions.

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  • Stephan R. Targan, MD

    2017 Sherman Prize Recipient

    INSPIRATION.

    We share success stories to inspire
    tomorrow’s innovators.

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  • Lea Ann Chen, MD

    2016 Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

    HOPE.

    We support those at the forefront of better
    treatment, awareness, and one day … a cure.

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SHERMAN PRIZE

Each year, the Sherman Prize awards a financial prize and national recognition to three exceptionally talented, dedicated individuals working tirelessly on improving outcomes for Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis patients, and on the medical research that could lead to a cure. By championing excellence, we hope to inspire future leaders.

SHERMAN PRIZE
  • 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016

Prize Recipients

Prize Eligibility

Patient Care

Patient Care

Healthcare professionals who provide outstanding and responsive clinical care, and make strides to improve the physical, emotional and/or psychosocial aspects of treatment.

Medical Research

Medical Research

Medical and research professionals who perform groundbreaking scientific research in pursuit of treatment advances or a cure.

Public Service & Education

Public Service & Education

Healthcare providers, educators and advocates who go above and beyond in support of awareness, education, and patient and public advocacy.

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