Patient Selection for OIT and Food Ladders:  Temporarily Postponed – Rescheduled Date To Be Confirmed

CSACI Webinar

Moderated by Dr. Edmond Chan, (Vancouver BC), this webinar will host a panel of four speakers 1) Dr. Mariam Hanna (Burlington, ON), 2) Dr. Harold Kim, (Kitchener, ON) 3) Dr. Mari-Noel Primeau, (Montreal, QC) , and 4) Dr. Tiffany Wong (Vancouver, BC).  Panelists will address important information about OIT and food ladders with an emphasis on the importance of patient selection.  Join us for this important talk and get the latest information on this important topic.  This event is open to CSACI Members only.

“This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.”

SPEAKERS:

 

Edmond Chan

Edmond Chan

Dr. Edmond S. Chan is a Pediatric Allergist at the BC Children's Hospital (BCCH) Allergy Clinic, University of British Columbia (UBC) Clinical Professor, Clinical Investigator (BCCH Research Institute), and Head (UBC Division of Allergy & Immunology, BCCH), where he leads a food allergy research program.  He has many peer-reviewed publications on food allergy, on a wide range of topics including food allergy prevention and food immunotherapy.  He is a co-author of several national/international guidelines on food allergy and eosinophilic esophagitis.  He is Secretary-Treasurer of the Canadian Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology.  He is on the Executive of the Canadian Paediatric Society’s Allergy Section.  He is on Food Allergy Canada’s healthcare advisory board, and steering committee for Canada’s National Food Allergy Action Plan.

Harold Kim

Harold Kim

Dr. Harold Kim has been practicing as an allergist in Kitchener, Ontario for 24 years and in London, Ontario for 10 years. He has appointments at Western University and McMaster University. He is the Chief/Chair of the Division of Clinical Immunology and Allergy at Western University.  He completed his MD, Internal Medicine and Allergy training at UWO.

He has been involved in clinical research leading to over 80 peer reviewed publications. He has been a participant in Canadian Asthma Guidelines, Canadian Allergen Immunotherapy Guidelines and Canadian Food Immunotherapy Guidelines. He is co-chief editor of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology. He is the past president of the Canadian Network of Respiratory Care and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. His primary passion in Clinical Immunology and Allergy is patient care and medical education.

Marie-Noel Primeau

Marie-Noel Primeau

Dr. Marie-Noel Primeau completed her PhD in Medicine from the University of Sherbrooke before attending the Pediatrics program there as a resident.  She then spent two years subspecializing in Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at McGill followed by another two years in postdoctoral research at Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center. 

She now works at the Centre intégré de santé et de services sociaux de Laval and is co-founder of the Clinique d’allergie et d’asthme de Montréal.  Dr. Primeau is Vice-President of the Association of Allergists and Immunologists of Québec and a member of the CSACI since 1997.

Mariam Hanna

Mariam Hanna

Dr. Hanna is a Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Specialist. She is an Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Department of Pediatrics in McMaster and is an affiliate of Sick Kids.  She is the Chair of the Allergy and Immunology section with the Ontario Medical Association. She is an advisor on the Ontario Immunization advisory committee.

Dr. Hanna is co-founder of Halton Pediatric Allergy Clinic in Burlington, Ontario. The clinic focuses on accurate diagnosis, management and treatment of allergic conditions including asthma, environmental and food allergies.

Tiffany Wong

Tiffany Wong

Dr. Tiffany Wong is a Pediatric Allergist and Clinical Assistant Professor with the Department of Paediatrics at the BC Children’s Hospital. She received her MD at UBC, Pediatric residency at the University of Calgary and fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at UBC.

Her primary areas of clinical interest are in drug and food allergy, and health quality improvement science. She is the recipient of the Hudson Scholars Award which provides protected time for research and career development with a focus on clinical quality improvement. She is the senior author on the recent paper entitled "Canadian food ladders for dietary advancement in children with IgE-mediated allergy to milk and/or egg" published in the Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Journal in August 2021 and is supervising the clinical research study that is ongoing.

Dr. Wong is part of the Food Allergy and Immunotherapy Team affiliated with the BC Children's Hospital Allergy team.

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