• Judy H. Cho, MD
    Sherman Prize Recipient
    Phillip R. Fleshner, MD, FASCRS
    Sherman Prize Recipient
    Edward L. Barnes, MD, MPH
    Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

    2021 PIONEERS.

    Going above and beyond in the fight to overcome
    Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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  • David T. Rubin, MD

    2020 Sherman Prize Recipient

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    exceptional contributions.

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  • Gary D. Wu, MD

    2020 Sherman Prize Recipient

    INSPIRATION.

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    tomorrow’s innovators.

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  • Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH

    2020 Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

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Prize Recipients

Sherman Prize Honor Roll of IBD Pioneers

Sherman Prize recipients have gone above and beyond, making unique and meaningful contributions in the fight to overcome IBD. Click on the honorees to see their inspiring stories.

2020

David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP, FASGE, FRCP (Edinburgh)
David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP, FASGE, FRCP (Edinburgh)
Sherman Prize Recipient
Gary D. Wu, MD
Gary D. Wu, MD
Sherman Prize Recipient
Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH
Jessica R. Allegretti, MD, MPH
Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

2019

Maria T. Abreu, MD
Maria T. Abreu, MD
Sherman Prize Recipient
William J. Sandborn, MD
William J. Sandborn, MD
Sherman Prize Recipient
Florian Rieder, MD
Florian Rieder, MD
Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

2018

David G. Binion, MD, AGAF, FACG
David G. Binion, MD, AGAF, FACG
Sherman Prize Recipient
Jean-Frederic Colombel, MD
Jean-Frederic Colombel, MD
Sherman Prize Recipient
Amy L. Lightner, MD
Amy L. Lightner, MD
Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

2017

Lee A. Denson, MD
Lee A. Denson, MD
Sherman Prize Recipient
Stephan R. Targan, MD
Stephan R. Targan, MD
Sherman Prize Recipient
Heidi Drescher, MMS, <span style='white-space: nowrap;'>PA-C</span>
Heidi Drescher, MMS, PA-C
Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

2016

James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE
James D. Lewis, MD, MSCE
Sherman Prize Recipient
Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD
Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD
Sherman Prize Recipient
Lea Ann Chen, MD
Lea Ann Chen, MD
Sherman Emerging Leader Prize Recipient

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