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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
October 19th, 2011 at 7:00
Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Please join theMassGeneral Hospital Food Allergy Center and theFood 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.