Sakina S. Bajowala, MD is Board-Certified in Allergy and Immunology. Kaneland Allergy and Asthma Center is Dr.Bajowala’s pracitice in North Aurora, Illinois.
Alexia Beauregard, MS, RD, CSP, LD is a food allergy specialist dietitian and is a faculty member of the Ellyn Satter Institute which allows her to focus on eating disturbances that many people experience as a result of food allergy or food intolerance. Alexia is a member of the International Network of Diet and Nutrition in Allergy (INDANA).
Maria-Paulo Carrillo MS, RDN, LDN is a Pediatric Allergy Dietitian/ Life Cycle Nutrition in Dallas, Texas. Maria-Paulo provides services at Head Start of Greater Dallas, the Women, Infants and Children’s Program (WIC), the Neonatal ICU at Parkland Hospital and for 7 years she was a Dietitian at Children’s Health (formerly Children’s Medical Center) in Dallas where her focus was Gastroenterology Disorders.
Glenn T. Furuta, MD is Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Dr.Furuta is a Gastroenterologist at Children’s Hospital Colorado, a Professor of Pediatrics and the Director of the Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado
Benjamin D. Gold, MD is Board Certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology. Dr. Gold is a Gastroenterologist at Children’s Center for Digestive Healthcare, LLC (GI Care for Kids) in Atlanta, Georgia.
Harumi Jyonouchi, MD is Board-Certified in Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Jyonouchi is researcher who sees her patients at Children’s Hospital at Saint Peters’ University Hospital in New Bruinswick, New Jersey.
Bailey Koch, RD, CSP, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian. Bailey is a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition and successfully completed the ELL Foundation PAC Food Allergy and Intolerance Training Certification for Dietitians. She is a part of the team at Children’s Center for Digestive Healthcare and Atlanta Pediatric Nutrition, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia.
John J. Lee, MD is Board-Certified in Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Lee is a Co-Director of the EGID Program (Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders) at Children’s Hospital Boston, Massachusetts.
Tara McCarthy, MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Clinical Nutrition specialist in The Nutrition Center and Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease (EGID) program at Boston Children’s Hospital. Tara is also an Instructor at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts.
David R. Naimi, DO is Board-Certified in Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Naimi is an Allergist at Northwest Asthma & Allergy Center and is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics affiliated with Seattle Children’s Hospital. His practice is based in Everett, Washington.
Christopher Parrish, MD is Board-Certified in Allergy and Immunology and is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He cares for patients with non-IgE-mediated food allergies in the Food Allergy Center at Children’s Health in Dallas, Texas.
Sergio Negre Policarpo, MD, PhD. is the head of the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Unit at Quiron Valencia Hospital Pediatric Department- UPIQ (Valencia, Spain) and an Associate Clinical Professor at Catholic University of Valencia, Spain.
Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD is Board-Certified in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology and Chief of Pediatric Allergy & Immunology at Massachusetts General Hospital Dr.Shreffler is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School; Director of The Food Allergy Center; and Principal Investigator of the Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases at Massachusetts General Hospital , Massachusetts.
Luqman Seidu, MD is Board-Certified in Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Seidu is an Allergist at Georgia Allergy, Immunology and Asthma and Adjunct Professor in Atlanta, Georgia.
Qian Yuan, MD, PhD is a Board-Certified Pediatrician in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Dr. Qian Yuan is a Clinical Director at Massachusetts General Hospital Food Allergy Center and an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.
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Jen Hertsch comes to The FPIES Foundation with twelve years of experience in the clinical trial arena– including work in roles of clinical research coordinator, regulatory affairs associate and business development manager. In her first role as a coordinator, she was involved with enrolling patients into clinical trials and feels that this is where the heart and soul of research exists. She has always enjoyed being a part of an industry that serves to help people with medical illnesses. Her goal is to help the Foundation develop a strategies to grow, in order to further educate and provide resources for patients, families and healthcare professionals in the FPIES community. In addition, Jenn holds a master’s degree in biology as well as a master’s degree in business administration. Jen is currently serving as Secretary on the Board of Directors of The FPIES Foundation.
Amanda LeFew lives with her husband and two daughters in Massachusetts, both children have FPIES. Amanda is a board-certified music therapist and has additional training in Neurological Music Therapy (MT-BC NMT). She has experience in developing and implementing group/individual therapy sessions, as well as educational and large event planning. Additional experience includes developing and implementing in-services for volunteer and staff training as well as facilitating outreach for families of her client populations. Amanda is a Foundation Founding Member and Executive Co-Director, currently serving as Co-Chair and Medical Liaison of The FPIES Foundation.
Joy Meyer lives in Minnesota with her husband and their four boys; their youngest has FPIES. Joy has an AAS degree in Nutrition and is a Registered Dietetic Technician (DTR) where she is responsible for providing normal and therapeutic medical nutrition therapy to patients as part of a multidisciplinary team; as well as collaborating with the clinical dietitians in nutrition services and activities. Joy’s past dietetics experiences includes both Assistant Food Service Director and Clinical Dietetics roles and includes chairing a nutrition subcommittee in clinical dietetics practice at the hospital where she currently is employed. Joy has a love for Nutrition and a passion for helping others. Joy is a Foundation Founding Member and Executive Co-Director, currently serving as Chair and Treasurer of The FPIES Foundation.
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