Event Details

Teens with food allergies and their parents are invited to an afternoon of educational sessions led by experts from Children’s Hospital Colorado, Saturday, September 22, at the hospital’s Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. This free event is co-hosted by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) and Children’s Hospital Colorado and take place from 1 to 4:30 p.m.

The conference will include separate tracks for teens and parents, as well sessions for parents and teens together. Topics include:

Topics include:

  • Eating Out: Eating Like a Teenager without a Food Allergy with Taryn Brennan, RD—Assistant Professor at University of Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • My Child Has a Food Allergy…I Wish the Dietitian Would Have Told Me… with Carina Venter, PhD, RD— Assistant Professor at University of Colorado, Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Teens and Food Allergies: How to Navigate Both at the Same Time with Jane Robinson, PhD— Clinical Pediatric Psychologist, Division of Allergy/Immunology, Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Updates on Food Allergy Research with David Fleischer, MD, Director, Allergy and Immunology Center, Associate Section Head, Children’s Hospital Colorado

  • Food Allergy Management for Teens Q&A- Maureen Bauer, MD— Division of Allergy/Immunology, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Co-Associate Fellowship Director, Assistant Professor

  • Ask the Experts Panel Discussion with David Fleischer, MD, Carina Venter, PhD, RD, Dan Atkins, MD, and Jane Robinson, PhD

  • Preparing for and Going to College with Food Allergies Nicole Smith—Author and founder of AllergicChild.com and Morgan Smith—Recent college graduate with multiple food allergies

Additional Information:

There is no cost to attend this event. Space is limited and advanced registration by September 20 is required

The event is open to teens ages 13 to 19 with food allergies and their parents/guardians. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

For driving directions, please visit https://www.childrenscolorado.org/your-visit/locations/aurora/driving-directions/

Free parking for attendees is available in Lot 10 of the Anschutz Medical Campus, which can be located on this MAP.

  • When: Sat Sep. 22
    1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

  • Address: Second Floor Conference Center
    Aurora CO,US 80045

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