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Adults, Teens & Kids (9+)

Saturday, June 9 – Sunday, June 10, 2018

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Healthcare Providers

Sunday, June 10, 2018

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Science and Outcomes of Allergy and Asthma Research (SOAAR) is a research program based out of Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. Led by Ruchi Gupta, MD, MPH, the SOAAR team aims to find answers and shape policies surrounding childhood food allergy and asthma.

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Why Should I Attend?

For Adults

The faces of food allergy are diverse and include the children and adults who live with it, as well as everybody who cares for them. Families who attend this conference will hear the latest research and advancements by top clinicians and researchers in the Midwest, connect with other families, and build their network of support. In addition, families will participate in an open forum to have their questions answered and concerns heard.

For Kids and Teens

We hope to provide a supportive environment for kids & teens with food allergies to connect with one another and learn the latest research and techniques to help manage daily life with food allergies. Clinicians and researchers will offer kids & teens an opportunity to ask questions and engage with each other, empower them to better understand and manage their food allergies, and help to build their network of support.

For Healthcare Providers

Healthcare providers, who care for children and adults with food allergy, will benefit from the Midwest FACES conference by getting up-to-date information on the latest food allergy research. Important topics include: diagnosis, management, new advancements in treatments, prevention, and daily living.


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