That’s why, since 2001 through the National Peanut Board, peanut farmers have earmarked more than $21 million of their own dollars into research and education about food and peanut allergies.
Food Allergy Education Advisory Council Members
Allergy Education Advisory Council is made up of allergists, pediatricians, nurses, nutrition consultants, researchers and manufacturers who are leaders in the food allergy arena. The allergy council focuses on ways NPB can help lead the way on education and engaging consumers and influencers on proper food allergy diagnosis and management.
Pediatrician; President and Co-founder MD Moms
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Allergy Eats
Chef Garrett Berdan, RD, LD
Culinary Nutrition Consultant
Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD
Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/Consultant, National Peanut Board
David Fleischer, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics Director, Food Challenge Unit, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Chief Executive Officer, Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team
Jessica Gerdes, MS, RN, NCSN
Division of Specialized Instruction, Nutrition and Wellness, Illinois State Board of Education
Matthew Greenhawt, M.D., M.B.A., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy Section, Children’s Hospital Colorado
Wesley Eby Johnson, JD
Escamilla & Poneck, LLP
Gideon Lack, MBBCH (Oxon), MA (Oxon), FRCPCH
Professor of Pediatric Allergy, King’s College London
Soheila Maleki, Ph.D.
Research Chemist, United States Department of Agriculture
Director, ServSafe, National Restaurant Association
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