IBD Information Forum 2023

Date: Tuesday 2nd May 2023 (Tonight)
Format: Livestream

CCA will host a Livestream Forum this May in partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne, as we launch 2023 Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Month.

If you’re tuning in from outside Australia, please click here for a list of international start times.

Hosted by

Jacinta Parsons 
ABC Radio Melbourne Presenter, Author and CCA Ambassador

Jacinta Parsons is a broadcaster, radio maker, writer and public speaker who currently hosts the Afternoon program on ABC Radio Melbourne. She began her radio-life at community radio station 3RRR over a decade ago, where she coordinated live music broadcasts and hosted several shows including Detour and Breakfasters. Jacinta has presented on ABC Radio Melbourne since January 2018.

She speaks and writes about the impact of living with Crohn’s disease and is the author of Unseen: The Secret World of Chronic Illness

Guest speakers

A/Prof Emily Wright
(Gastroenterologist)
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne 

Topic: “IBD management in the elderly.

Tamie Samyue
IBD Nurse Practitioner
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne 

Topic: “How can we improve care delivery for older patients living with IBD?”

Dr Sasha Fehily
(Gastroenterologist and Research Fellow)
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne 

Topic: IBD Research Update

Tony Bolton
Crohn’s & Colitis Awareness Month Ambassador 2023, living fearlessly with IBD

Tony will share his story on his lived experience with IBD.

Proudly supported by Pfizer and Bristol Myers Squibb 

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