Stephen B. HanauerMD, FACG
Dr. Hanauer is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist, and is the Clifford Joseph Barborka Professor of Medicine and medical director of the Digestive Health Center at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Hanauer is a fellow and past president of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) and the former chair of the American Gastroenterological Association’s Inflammation, Immunology, and IBD Section. He is also a prior member of the Gastroenterology Specialty Board of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is a member and former-chairman of the International Organization for Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Among his many honors, Dr. Hanauer received the ACG’s Fiterman Foundation Joseph B. Kirsner Award in Gastroenterology and the Janssen Award for Clinical Excellence. He has served as a member of the U.S. FDA Gastrointestinal Drugs Advisory Committee since 1987. He chaired the committee from 1998-2000, and he presently serves the Center for Drug Development and Research as a Special Consultant defining new guidelines for the clinical evaluation of IBD patients. In February 2020, he received the "Great Teachers" Award from the National Institute of Health (NIH).