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18 October 2011

October 19 in Boston: "Food Allergies at College and Beyond"

Please see the below information which I received via email:

Preparing the Food Allergic Student
for College and Beyond
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                                                October 19th, 2011 at 7:00

Massachusetts General Hospital
O’Keeffe Auditorium
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114

Please join the MassGeneral Hospital Food Allergy Center and the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network for a program on how to manage food allergies in the college setting. 

An expert panel will highlight the process on how to inform colleges of the presence of a food allergy, engage college disability services, notify and provide documentation for college health services, secure a safe housing environment, and coordinate dietary needs with food services and how to discuss with peers. 

Featured speakers will include: 
Wayne Shreffler, M.D., PhD Director of the Food Allergy Center Mass General Hospital
Marion Groetch, MS, RD, CDN Senior Dietitian Jaffe Food Allergy Institute Mount Sinai School of Medicine New York, NY
Christopher Weiss VP, Advocacy and Government Relations of the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN)
Sheila Tucker, MA, RD, CSSD, LDN Boston College Executive Dietitian, Auxiliary Services and Part-time Faculty, Connell School of Nursing 
Nancy Rotter, PhD Pediatric Psychologist, Food Allergy Center Mass General Hospital 
Laura A. De Veau, M.Ed. Assistant Dean of Students for Residence Life Mount Ida College

The program is free and open to the public.  Seats are limited.

Please RSVP to foodallergy@mgh.harvard.edu or at the 
Food Allergy Center at MGH Facebook page

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