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Giving Opportunities


Chung Owyang M.D. Professorship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

This endowed professorship celebrates Dr. Owyang's contributions and will make it possible for other physicians to make a profound commitment to caring for patients, advancing knowledge, and training new gastroenterologists.



William D. Chey Research Fund

University of Michigan is leading the way in nutritional care, research, and education for IBS. Your support will help us to better understand how diet and food affect the GI system to provide treatments for patients.

Read more about Dr. Chey's research. Click on this link: Chey Research Group




Esophageal Research Fund

Help support pilot studies, led by Dr. Joel Rubenstein, in esophageal diseases such as achalasia, Barrett’s esophagus, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux and swallowing disorders. Results are leveraged to apply for large federal grants.




Terry M. Logan, R.N. Gastroenterology Nurse Education Fund

In honor of Terry’s memory, the Division of Gastroenterology has initiated the Terry M. Logan, RN Gastroenterology Nurse Education Fund. This fund serves to establish within the Division of Gastroenterology a legacy of excellence in nursing care and will provide support for our nurses to attend national conferences and to support visits to the University of Michigan by recognized nursing experts who will share the latest advancements in patient care, clinical research and technology in nursing.




Anna S.F. Lok, M.D. Breakthrough Research Fund

This fund will will support hepatology research at the University of Michigan, providing seed funding for pilot studies and supporting research projects conducted by fellows and early-career faculty members as they pursue new discoveries. Your contribution will significantly increase our understanding of all liver diseases, creating knowledge that can continue to lead to effective treatments and cures.




Timothy T. Nostrant, MD Lectureship

Your gift will support the annual Timothy T. Nostrant Lectureship. Dr. Nostrant was a dedicated clinician, a respected teacher, a talented leader, and a national expert. He became a faculty member at the University of Michigan in 1979. His tremendous clinical knowledge and expertise made him the "go-to" person in the Gastroenterology Division. His legacy in Gastroenterology will continue to improve the field.