Michele Rubin, APRN
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 06/15/2022

Michele Rubin BSN, MSN, CGRN, APN-CNS-BC

Michele Rubin is an Advanced Practice Nurse certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in IBD and certified as a Gastroenterology Nurse. She has 43 years of experience in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) at the University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) ranging from positions in nursing leadership, IBD research, to IBD Clinical Nurse Specialist. She is also the Associate Director of the IBD Center. Michele works closely with the UCM multidisciplinary IBD patient management team with the IBD surgeons and gastroenterologists in managing the care of IBD patients and families. She runs and manages a J-Pouch clinic to ensure patients adapt successfully and get surveillance for potential complications. Michele is a known leader and lecturer on IBD across the country for various organizations. She has authored and co-authored numerous articles and has participated in research focusing on IBD. She is a professional member of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and was honored with the National Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Uniting to Care & Cure Awards June 2020. She is a member of the National Crohn’s and Colitis Nurse and Advanced Practice Provider Committee and Director of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s APP Preceptorship program focused on IBD education for newer APPs who need IBD specialty training and education in their practices. Michele was a past Midwest Regional and National GEM (Giving Excellence Meaning) Award for “Excellence in Community Care” by Nurse.com.