Sunday, June 22 • 8:00am - 9:00am
Multiple Food Allergies: When Peanuts are just Part of the Problem

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This lecture will cover the basic science of an allergic reaction and characteristics of individuals with multiple food allergies, including associated conditions. We will discuss the impact of multiple food allergies on the food allergic individual and their family, with special emphasis on siblings. Discussion of management challenges at home, in the kitchen and in school will be identified. We will conclude with a brief overview of studies that are here or on the horizon focusing particularly on non-peanut or multiple food allergies.

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Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano

Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano earned her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Knox College, Galesburg, IL, and her medical degree from Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL. She completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Children’s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL and subsequently... Read More →
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Dr. Jacqueline Pongracic

Jacqueline A. Pongracic, MD, is Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University and Division Head of Allergy and Immunology at Ann and Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. Dr. Pongracic received both her bachelor’s degree... Read More →

Sunday June 22, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am
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