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EOS Connection 2019
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APFED’s Eos Connection 2019 Patient Education Conference on Eosinophil-associated Diseases

 

Oral Alpan, MD
Allergist and Clinical Immunologist
Director of Immunopathogenesis, O & O Alpan, LLC
Founder, Amerimmune
Co-Director, Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders Unit

Alain Benitez, MD
Instructor of Pediatrics, Research
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Nick CaJacob, MD
Assistant Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics
The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Mirna Chehade, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine
Director, Mount Sinai Center for Eosinophilic Disorders
Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Evan Dellon, MD, MPH
Associate Professor of Medicine & Epidemiology
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Megan Gordon Don
Principal
MGD Strategies LLC

Raquel Durban, MS, RD, CSP, LDN
Asthma & Allergy Specialists
Charlotte, NC

Gary Falk, MD
Professor of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Bridget Godwin, MD
Attending Physician
General Diagnostic Gastroenterology (GI) Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Pamela Guerrerio, MD, PhD
Chief, Food Allergy Research Unit
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Christina Illardi, RN
Parent and Advocate

Paneez Khoury, MD
Allergist-immunologist
Human Eosinophil Section
National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Amy Klion, MD
Internist, Senior Investigator
Human Eosinophil Section
National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Fei Li Kuang, MD, PhD
Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases
Human Eosinophil Section
National Institute of Allergic and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health

Angie Lozano
Operations Manager
CareMetx, LLC

Amanda Muir, MD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Melanie Ruffner, MD, PhD
Attending Physician, Division of Allergy and Immunology
Attending Physician, Center for Eosinophilic Disorders
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Randall Rutta
Chief Advocate
Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease

Michele Shuker, MS, RD, CSP, LDN
Clinical Program Coordinator/Nutritionist
Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD
Chief of the Allergy Section
Stuart E. Starr Chair of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Professor of Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania

Margo Szabo, PhD
Psychologist
Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Division of
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Guillermo J. Tearney, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology
Harvard Medical School

Joshua Wechsler, MD
Attending Physician
Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Kelly A. Whelan, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
Fels Institute for Cancer Research & Molecular Biology
Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University

Terri Brown-Whitehorn, MD
Attending Physician
Division of Allergy, the Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders and the Integrative Health Program
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania


Additional speakers will be added upon confirmation.