Summer 2017  

Donors Help Research Foundation Meet the Challenge

Donors Help Research Foundation Meet the Challenge

Donors Dr. José Guillem and Dr. Walter Peters make gifts to the “Meet the Challenge” Campaign during the Welcome Reception held at Seattle's famous Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP).

The Research Foundation of the ASCRS raised more than $39,000 during the “Meet the Challenge” at the 2017 Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA. With the support of our regional and industry partners and the ASCRS membership, the Research Foundation surpassed the goal of $30,000.

Participating industry and Regional Societies were:

  • Coloplast Corp.
  • Michigan Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Midwest Colon & Rectal Surgery Society
  • New Jersey Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Northwest Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons
  • Pennsylvania Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons

Over the past twenty years, the Research Foundation has awarded more than 120 grants and $4 million to colorectal surgeons and researchers to investigate a broad spectrum of colorectal diseases and to develop novel surgical techniques pertinent to the care of colorectal patients.

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