Inaugural Sherman Prize Event

November 10, 2016
Museum of Arts and Design, New York

Meet our inaugural Sherman Prize recipients and be inspired by their achievements.

Opening Remarks by Bruce Sherman

“Tonight is the culmination of an exciting year during which our family established the Sherman Prize for Excellence in Crohn’s and colitis, an award to honor both experienced professionals and emerging leaders who are undertaking exceptional and pioneering work on IBD and to recognize these efforts through the award and a financial prize.”

Remarks by Dr. David Rubin

“There is a lot more work that we have to do and, therefore, identifying those who have devoted their careers to these conditions and to helping those who suffer from these diseases and honoring them and supporting them is critically important. And that’s why the Sherman Prize is so meaningful to all of us. This is a tremendous gift to the IBD community.”

Prize Recipients’ Acceptance Speeches

Dr. Eva Szigethy

Lori Shaer

Sherman Family
Sherman Prize Recipient

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine and Pediatrics and Co-director of the Total Care-IBD Program. University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Dr. James D. Lewis

Bruce & Cynthia Sherman

Sherman Prize Recipient

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology and Associate Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program. University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Dr. Lea Ann Chen

Randi Stanley

Sherman Family
Emerging Leader Sherman Prize Recipient

Assistant Professor of Medicine. NYU School of Medicine. Attending Physician at NYU Health + Hospitals/Bellevue

Closing Remarks by Cynthia Sherman

“We’re so excited to create a family legacy which we hope will continue for many generations to come … and trust that the Sherman Prize will make a meaningful difference in the lives of so many who suffer from IBD.”
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