- American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)
- American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA)
- American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)
- American Dietetic Association (ADA)
- American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)
- American Liver Foundation (ALF)
- American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)
- American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS)
- Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)
- Celiac Sprue Association/USA, Inc. (CSA)
- Crohnβs & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
- Hepatitis B Coalition
- Hepatitis B Foundation
- International Foundation for Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD)
- National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
- National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)
- United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS)
1001 North Fairfax, Suite 400
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703β299β9766 /
Mission: To advance the science and practice of hepatology, thereby promoting liver health and optimal care of patients with liver and biliary tract diseases.
2504 Duxbury Place
Alexandria, VA 22308
Mission: To represent and advocate on behalf of the entire celiac communityβpatients, physicians, researchers, and food manufacturers and other service providers.
P.O. Box 342260
Bethesda, MD 20827β2260
Mission: To serve clinical and scientific information needs of member physicians and surgeons who specialize in digestive and related disorders. Emphasis is on clinical practice, teaching, and research.
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606β6995
Internet: www.eatright.org (Click on "Find a Nutrition Professional")
Mission: To promote optimal nutrition and well-being for all people by advocating for its members.
4930 Del Ray Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Mission: To serve as an advocate for the AGAβs members and their patients, to support membersβ practice and scientific needs, and to promote the discovery, dissemination, and application of new knowledge leading to the prevention, treatment, and cure of digestive diseases.
75 Maiden Lane, Suite 603
New York, NY 10038β4810
Phone: 1β800βGOβLIVER or 1β888β4HEPβUSA
Mission: To promote liver health and liver disease prevention. The ALF provides research, education, and advocacy for those affected by liver-related diseases, including hepatitis.
1520 Kensington Road, Suite 202
Oak Brook, IL 60523
Phone: 1β866β353βASGE(2743) or 630β573β0600
Mission: To provide information, training, and practice guidelines about gastrointestinal endoscopic techniques.
85 West Algonquin Road, Suite 550
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
Mission: To ensure high-quality patient care through research and education for the prevention and management of disorders and diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus.
13251 Ventura Boulevard, #1
Studio City, CA 91604
Mission: To develop awareness and improve the quality of medical and self-care for celiac disease/dermatitis herpetiformis and to provide telephone information and referral services, free information, medical advisory board, and special educational seminars and general meetings.
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 68131
Phone: 1β877βCSAβ4CSA (1β877β272β4272)
Mission: To provide information and educational materials for people with celiac sprue and dermatitis herpetiformis and for parents of children with celiac disease. Made up of six regions with chapters and resource units across the United States.
386 Park Avenue South, 17th floor
New York, NY 10016
Phone: 1β800β932β2423 or 212β685β3440
Mission: To cure and prevent Crohnβs disease and ulcerative colitis through research and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by these digestive diseases through education and support.
1573 Selby Avenue, Suite 234
St. Paul, MN 55104
Internet: www.immunize.org and www.vaccineinformation.org
Mission: To promote hepatitis B vaccination for all children ages 0 to 18 years, HBSAg screening for all pregnant women, testing and vaccination for high-risk groups, and education and treatment for people who are chronically infected with hepatitis B. The Immunization Action Coalition, a branch of the Hepatitis B Coalition, seeks to boost immunization rates and prevent disease by promoting physician, community, and family awareness of and responsibility for appropriate immunization of all children and adults against all vaccine-preventable diseases.
3805 Old Easton Road
Doylestown, PA 18902
Mission: To raise public awareness, provide information and support, fund cure-focused research on hepatitis B, and promote prevention. The Hepatitis B Foundation is a voluntary nonprofit organization.
P.O. Box 170864
Milwaukee, WI 53217
Phone: 1β888β964β2001 or 414β964β1799
Mission: To inform, assist, and support people affected by gastrointestinal disorders. The IFFGD is a nonprofit education and research organization.
2 Information Way
Bethesda, MD 20892β3570
Mission: Provides information about digestive diseases to people with digestive disorders and to their families, health care professionals, and the public. The NDDIC answers inquiries, develops and distributes publications, and works closely with professional and patient organizations and Government agencies to coordinate resources about digestive diseases.
P.O. Box 544
Ambler, PA 19002β0544
Phone: 215β325β1306 Fax: 215β643β1707
Mission: To raise awareness of celiac disease and funding to advance research, education, and screening and to improve the quality of life of children and adults affected by this autoimmune disease through grant making and direct programming.
P.O. Box 2484
Richmond, VA 23218
Phone: 1β888β894β6361 (Patient Hotline) or 804β782β4800
Mission: To advance organ availability and transplantation by uniting and supporting its communities for the benefit of patients through education, technology, and policy development.