Food Allergy Family Workshop

May 18, 2019 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles- Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion Conference Center (ground floor main hospital)
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90027

We are delighted to announce CHLA’s fourth biannual Food Allergy Family Workshop, hosted by the Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy and the Gores Family Allergy Center. We encourage children age 10 years and over to attend as this workshop will be oriented to the unique considerations of adolescence and young adulthood. 

All workshops and lectures are free for registered participants. 

Availability is limited so please RSVP. 


9:30-10:30 a.m. (Stauffer A & B)

Welcome and Keynote Lecture: “Special considerations for adolescents with food allergy”

Dr. Melinda Braskett, Associate Director, Gores Family Allergy Center

Dr. Jennifer Hershfield, Licensed Psychologist, Gores Family Allergy Center

10:30-11:30 a.m. (Stauffer A & B)

Panel Discussion: “Oral immunotherapy and other food allergy concerns”

Teens and their parents will join Dr. Hershfield for this panel conversation.

11:30-12:00 p.m. (Marion and John E. Anderson Pavilion)

Reception and Refreshments

Our doctors and team will be available for your questions during this informal session. Please enjoy refreshments and visit table displays to practice your epinephrine and nutrition label reading skills.

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Free, available in parking garage with parking validation provided on registration.

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