2014 Atlanta, GA

September 19, 2014

Speakers and slide presentations:

Trends in AnaphylaxisRuchi Gupta, MD, MPH – Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Food Allergy Researcher at Northwestern Medicine and Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, IL

Causes of AnaphylaxisDana Wallace, MD – Associate Clinical Professor at Nova Southeastern & Florida Atlantic University; Board-Certified Allergist at Florida Center for Allergy and Asthma Care, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Latex AllergySandra Gawchik, DO – Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University; Co-Director, Division of Allergy and Immunology at Crozer Chester Medical Center, Upland, PA

Psychosocial Impact of Life-Threatening AllergiesRalph E. (Gene) Cash, PhD, ABPP, NCSP – Professor of Psychology, Center for Psychological Studies; Director, School-related Psychology Assessments and Clinical Interventions, Nova Southeastern University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Fact-Based Accommodations: Stanley Fineman, MD, MBA – Board-Certified Allergist at Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Clinic; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Allergy Division at Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA [slide presentation not available for distribution] 

Stock Epinephrine LegislationKimberly Turner, Esq.– Director of Government Affairs, Allergy & Asthma Network, Vienna, VA

Innovative Tools to Educate Your Community: Addressing Challenges to Food Allergy EducationJohn Lee, MD – Board-Certified Allergist; Director, Food Allergy Program; and Co-Director, Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease (EGID) Program at Boston Children’s Hospital; Instructor in Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

The Power of PartneringTonya Winders, MBA – President & CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network, Vienna, VA

Anaphylaxis Awareness & Preparedness: School Nurse Best PracticesConnie Trent, RN, BSN – Health Services Facilitator at Forsyth County Board of Education; Georgia Association of School Nurses’ 2015 School Nurse Administrator of the Year, Cumming, GA