2014 Philadelphia, PA

October 17, 2014

Speakers and slide presentations:

Welcome/The Power of Partnering: Tonya Winders, MBA – President and CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network, Vienna, VA

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

Anaphylaxis Awareness & Preparedness: School Nurse Best PracticesSally Schoessler, MSEd, BSN, RN – Director of Nursing Education, National Association of School Nurses, Silver Spring, MD

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 – President of Broward County Medical Association and Board-Certified Allergist at Florida Center for Allergy and Asthma Care, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

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

Fact-Based Accommodations: Sandra Gawchik, DO – Board-Certified Allergist at Crozer-Keystone Health System, Upland, PA [slide presentation not available for distribution]

Innovative Tools to Educate Your Community: Addressing Challenges to Food Allergy Education: John 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