Jester Traci 2016WEBTraci Jester, M.D., associate professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, has been selected to serve as chair of the Pediatric Affairs Committee of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation. The Pediatric Affairs Committee is a subcommittee of the National Scientific Advisory Committee for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. The committee is responsible for identifying and creating resources to assist with the educational needs of children and adolescents living with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Dr. Jester will serve a three- year term as chair, beginning in May 2021. She has served in the role of co-chair for the past three-years.

In her role as chair, she will serve in a leadership position in the National Scientific Advisory Committee and work with the foundation staff to lead the committee to meet their goals in education and support for pediatric IBD patients and their families.  

Congratulations Dr. Jester!