IBD Resources

Welcome to our Johns Hopkins Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center. Our multidisciplinary team consist of physicians, nurses, dieticians, surgeons and psychologists. We are here to provide you with support and cutting-edge care. 

Family Education

The Johns Hopkins Pediatric IBD Center hosts educational days that are both informative and fun for the family. Prior events have been held at Oriole Park at Camden Yards and at the National Aquarium in Baltimore.

Family Guide for Caregiving Book

Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregiving, co-edited by Maria Oliva-Hemker, is available from Johns Hopkins University Press.

Helpful Links

GIKids.org - resources and easy-to-understand information on the diagnosis and management of pediatric digestive disorders.

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation - a non-profit organization dedicated to finding cures for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, and improving the quality of life of those affected by them.

List of Helpful Mobile Apps

MyIBDCare:Crohn’s and Colitis (lifestyle app for those with Cronh's and Colitis)

MyColitis (for health tracking) 

MyTransition (tools and tracking for transitioning to adult care)

Mango CARE (personal health record app)

Webinar with Maria Oliva-Hemker

Expert faculty from Johns Hopkins Children's Center discuss early onset of IBD, diagnosis and treatment, surgical intervention, behavioral health, COVID-19 resources and more.