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Saturday, November 2 • 4:30pm - 5:20pm
Early Introduction of Food Allergens: New Research and Guidelines for Implementation*

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New scientific discoveries are changing the conversation about introducing common allergens to infants. Join leading experts for a dynamic panel discussion that will address recent progress and the new guidelines for preventing peanut allergy, as well as what it means for other food allergies.


Speakers
avatar for Ruchi Gupta, MD

Ruchi Gupta, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
"Dr. Ruchi Gupta is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and a Clinical Attending at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She has more than 15 years of experience as a board-certified pediatrician and health... Read More →
avatar for Andrew Leitner, MD

Andrew Leitner, MD

Ready, Set, Food!
Andrew Leitner, M.D. is a board-certified anesthesiologist and pain specialist. Motivated by his younger son’s experience with food allergies, he helped the Ready, Set, Food! team develop an evidence-based approach to early and sustained introduction. Dr. Leitner received his M.D... Read More →
avatar for Carina Venter, PhD, RD

Carina Venter, PhD, RD

Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Dr. Venter is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy and Immunology, at the Children’s Hospital Colorado and University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, where she is conducting research in allergy prevention and working with children with a range of food... Read More →
avatar for David Hill, MD

David Hill, MD

Before Brands
Dr. David L. Hill is the immediate past chair of the AAP Council on Communications and Media, a member of the AAP Council Management Committee, Assistant Medical Editor of Caring for Your Baby and Young Child: Birth to Age 5, 7th Ed, and editor of Pediatric Care Online Patient Education as... Read More →


Saturday November 2, 2019 4:30pm - 5:20pm EDT
Riverview 4&5