Tania Moon, a parent of an adolescent diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at age 9, lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband and two sons. She volunteers her time as head of the Parent Working Group of ImproveCareNow and as a parent partner at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, where she has worked to create a successful IBD mentoring program. She is also very active in the IBD community and helped establish Empowered by Kids. Tania and her family raise awareness about IBD and encourage patients and parents to share their stories and become advocates in their own care; they also raise funds that support research for a cure. Tania and her family have traveled to Washington, D.C. twice to meet with legislators as advocates for IBD. Tania currently works for a pharmaceutical company helping people with Type 2 Diabetes.

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