Monday, June 6, 2011

Plan to Attend the Free UFAN Food Allergy Conference

by Kelley Lindberg

Have you registered yet for the first annual Utah Food Allergy Conference? It’s going to be held on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at the Intermountain Medical Center in Murray, in the Doty Family Education Center (5121 South Cottonwood Street, Murray, Utah).

And it’s free!

Hosted by the Utah Food Allergy Network (UFAN), the one-day conference will be the first in Utah to focus entirely on food allergies. You’ll hear from a truly impressive line-up of local and national speakers:
  • Richard Hendershot, MD, president of the Utah Society of Allergy & Asthma
  • Eleanor Garrow, VP of Education and Outreach for FAAN (the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network)
  • Gina Clowes, from AllergyMoms
  • Sharlene Coombs, Registered Dietician
  • Jan Bernhisel-Broadbent, MD, allergist
  • Molly O’Gorman, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist
  • Kathryn Peterson, MD, adult gastroenterologist
The conference runs from 9:00am – 1:00pm, and includes a Q&A session at the end. You won’t want to miss this event.

The conference is already filling up fast, so don’t wait to register.

Go to UFAN's website at for more information and to register online. Do it now, while you’re thinking about it!

We’ll also be announcing our first annual UFAN Excellence Awards at the conference to recognize people who’ve made a difference for the food-allergic community in Utah. Know someone who deserves an award? Nominate them by June 10th clicking the UFAN Excellence Awards 2011 Nomination Form here.

See you there!

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