Kate Mason

Kate Mason

Kate Mason is a Registered Nurse and yoga teacher currently living in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Kate was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease over ten years ago while in her first-year university. This experience led her to eventually pursue a career in nursing and to volunteer...
Adhiyat Najam

Adhiyat Najam

Adhiyat Najam has been a Type 1 diabetic patient for 17 years. She was diagnosed with the stomach disorder, diabetic gastroparesis, a few years ago as a complication from her underlying diabetes. Since then, she has been inspired to become involved in research through...

Shauna Jones

Shauna Jones is a busy, full-time working wife and mom of two daughters, one of whom has Crohn’s disease. Her education includes a Bachelor of Arts BA, Bachelor of Journalism (Honours) BJH and Masters in Adult Education M.Ed. She currently work as a Campus Registrar...
Emily Morgan

Emily Morgan

Emily Morgan received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC). After being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at age 13 and having the opportunity to interact with others with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),...
Dr. Nick Talley

Dr. Nick Talley

A gastroenterologist with a special interest in neurogastroenterology, inflammation and infection, Laureate Professor Talley is considered an international authority in the field. His research covers the local and systemic effects of low grade inflammation in the gut,...