Lisa Gable, CEO of Fare (Food Allergy Research & Education) is our first guest she will share recent accomplishments and their commitment to creating awareness around food allergies. She will also discuss how FARE is transforming the future of food allergy through innovative initiatives that will lead to improved treatments and prevention strategies as well as effective policies, legislation and novel approaches to managing the disease.
According to a recent study 32 million Americans are living with potentially life-threating food allergies and there’s been a nearly 400 percent increase in anaphylactic food reactions over the last decade. To combat this, one of the world’s leading non-governmental organizations engaged in food allergy advocacy, FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education), has been providing awareness building opportunities on food allergy issues and helping build trust with the food allergy community. For more information please visit www.foodallergy.org
Our second guest today is Dr. Scott Adzick the Surgeon-in-Chief, at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is the director of the Hospital’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment, the largest and most comprehensive fetal program in the world, having welcomed expectant mothers from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. Today he will discuss advancing technology and how fetal surgery can help save and better the lives of many children worldwide.
Dr. Adzick is an innovator in fetal medicine since the field’s inception, Dr. Adzick has dedicated his career to the pursuit of groundbreaking prenatal treatment for birth defects, has made pioneering contributions to fetal surgery, and today continues to explore cutting-edge treatment options. Since 1995, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia has performed over 1,900 fetal surgeries on babies with prenatally diagnosed birth defects. For more information please visit fetalsurgery.chop.edu
Our last guest is New York City-based dermatologist Dr. Elyse Love, she will share her tips for taking back control of our skin and providing the relief skin needs this winter, whether dealing with irritations caused by necessary mask wearing or the increased dryness caused by harsh soaps and hand sanitizers. Dr. Love has a clinical and research interest in the quality of life impact of dermatologic conditions and methods to modernize the dermatology visit. Dr. Love has a holistic approach to skin wellness that includes fitness and diet. She has completed the NYC marathon twice and is a fitness enthusiast. For more information go to: https://glamderm.com/elyse-m-love-md