FOOD ALLERGY PREVENTION: WHERE ARE WE AND WHERE DO WE NEED TO GO? and SHARED DECISION MAKING AND FOOD ALLERGY TREATMENT
Special Guest Lectures by David M. Fleischer, MD and Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MBA, MSc
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
You're invited to attend two back-to-back special presentations by visiting researchers Dr. David M. Fleischer and Dr. Matthew Greenhawt, both of the Children’s Hospital Colorado, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.
Seating for this event will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Community is encouraged to attend.
Dr. David M. Fleischer, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Section of Allergy Director, Food Challenge Unit, and Associate Medical Director Children’s Hospital Colorado Research Institute, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Dr. David Fleischer completed his undergraduate training at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadephia in 1992, medical degree training at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta in 1997, and both Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Allergy/Immunology Fellowship training at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore in 2005.
Dr. Fleischer has published multiple original articles, review articles, and book chapters on food allergy and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is the current Vice-President of the Colorado Allergy and Asthma Society.
His clinical interests include food allergy, eosinophilic gastrointestinal disease, and atopic dermatitis. His research has focused on the natural history of food allergy and novel treatments for food allergy, including oral and sublingual immunotherapies. He currently is researching the use of component IgE testing in the diagnosis and management of food allergy. He is the Director of the Food Challenge Unit at CHCO, and is working with CHCO to develop a Food Allergy and Atopic Dermatitis Diagnostic and Treatment Center, which he will direct.
His presentation is entitled "Food Allergy Prevention: Where Are We And Where Do We Need To Go?"
Dr. Matthew Greenhawt, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, and co-director of the Children’s Hospital Colorado Food Challenge Unit
Dr. Greenhawt is board-certified in pediatrics and allergy and immunology. Prior to joining Children’s Hospital Colorado and the University of Colorado School of Medicine, he co-founded and co-directed the Pediatric Combined Eosinophilic Esophagitis Clinic at the University of Michigan and was the research director for the University of Michigan Food Allergy Center.
A graduate of Tufts University, where he earned both his medical and Master of Business Administration degrees, he completed a residency in pediatrics at the New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center, and a fellowship in allergy and immunology at the University of Michigan. He also received a Master’s of Science in Health and Healthcare Policy at the University of Michigan Rackham School of Graduate Studies.
Dr. Greenhawt’s specific research interests include parental understanding of food allergy risk and shared decision-making, utilization of food allergy-related health services, adherence to practice guidelines, optimal strategies for diagnosis and treatment of food allergic disorders, prevention of food allergy and quality of life among families with food allergic diseases.
His presentation is entitled "Shared Decision Making And Food Allergy Treatment."