This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., with the assistance of several Faculty who are experts in constipation:
Jeanetta W. Frye, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Director, UVA GI Motility
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Virginia Health System
Satish S.C. Rao, MD, PhD, FRCP
J. Harold Harrison, MD, Distinguished University Chair in Gastroenterology
Professor of Medicine and Director, Neurogastroenterology/Motility
Director, Digestive Health Clinical Research Center
Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University
This educational activity has been developed by the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders and Mechanisms in Medicine Inc.
This activity is supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals and Takeda.
This website is part of the Animated Patient™ series developed by Mechanisms in Medicine Inc., to provide highly visual formats of learning for patients to improve their understanding, make informed decisions, and partner with their healthcare professionals for optimal outcomes.