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LEAPing Past Food Allergies: How and When to Introduce Potential Allergens
Reported food allergies have been on the rise for the last decade. Groundbreaking findings from research led to new guidelines recommending early introduction of peanut foods in infancy to reduce the risk of peanut allergies. But what about other allergens such as egg, milk, and fish? Join internationally recognized researcher and pediatric allergist, Dr. Gideon Lack, and food allergy expert, Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, to review the latest science and feeding recommendations for reducing the risk of food allergies.


After attending this webinar, the attendee will be able to:

• Describe the latest science and feeding recommendations for reducing the risk of food allergies.
• Utilize the latest research to guide patients and clients on when and how to introduce common allergens, including peanuts, eggs, and others.
• Incorporate the latest National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) and American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) guidelines on infant feeding practice into their patient and client education and counseling.

This webinar has been approved for:
1.0 CEU
1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME*

*This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Jun 18, 2020 10:30 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist @National Peanut Board
Sherry Coleman Collins is a registered dietitian nutritionist, licensed in Georgia and based in metro-Atlanta. Her areas of practice include nutrition communications, food allergies, digestive wellness, and culinary nutrition. As a communicator, Sherry is a sought after speaker and has presented at dozens of professional and consumer conferences across the country. Sherry has published dozens of articles in a variety of print and online publications and serves as an expert to the media. With a particular interest and expertise in food allergies, digestive health, her professional accomplishments include developing the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Certificate of Training in Food Allergies and authoring the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Practice Paper, The Role of the RDN in Food Allergy Diagnosis and Management. Sherry serves as a consultant for the National Peanut Board.
Dr. Gideon Lack
Professor of Pediatric Allergy
Gideon Lack is Professor of Pediatric Allergy at King’s College London and Head of the Academic Pediatric Allergy Service at Guy’s & St. Thomas’. He studied medicine at Oxford University before training as a Pediatrician in New York and specialized in Allergy at National Jewish Center in Denver, Colorado. He was Professor of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Imperial College London where he worked for 12 years before moving to King’s College London in 2006. His research focuses on the prevalence of food allergies in children and the relationship between food allergies, eczema, and asthma. He works on novel immune-modulatory treatments for food allergies and on developing new strategies to prevent the development of allergies and asthma in children and adults.
Dr. Mickey Rubin (moderator)
Executive Director @Egg Nutrition Center
Dr. Rubin graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, then earned a Master’s Degree in Exercise and Sport Science from the University of Memphis, and later earning a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from the University of Connecticut where his research interests included exercise endocrinology, sports nutrition, and the effects of dietary interventions on cardiometabolic health outcomes.