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Norwood, MA - Conference: Facing Facts on Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity


Event details

Please join us for the latest scientific and evidence-based findings on celiac
disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity at our national symposium on Nov 10-11, 2018 in Norwood, MA.


Top celiac clinicians from the Celiac Research Program at Harvard Medical School and other leading organizations will join the National Celiac Association to present "Facing Facts on Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity" to patients and providers.


Topics include:
* The Landscape of Celiac Drug Development
* Then and Now: Adult/Pediatric Management of Celiac Disease
* Using the Microbiome to Prevent and Predict Celiac Disease
* Gluten-free Family Dynamics: Is There a Happy Ending?
* Psychological Health and Celiac Disease
* Non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity
* Nutrition and Diet: New Findings
* A Closer Look at our Gut-Brain Cross-Talk
* Cooking Demo: It's Not Rocket Science - Just Eat Real Food!
* ........and a very special Clinician's Debate by 2 of our well-known physicians


Featured Speakers
Dr. Alessio Fasano
Dr. Ciarán Kelly
Dr. Alan Leichtner
Dr. Francisco Leon, Keynote
Melinda Dennis, MS, RDN, LD
Pam Cureton, RD, LDN
Tricia Thompson, MS, RDN
Dr. Jessica Edwards George
Dr. Jocelyn Silvester
Dr. Dascha Weir
Dr. Maureen Leonard
M. Rosaria Fiorentino, PhD
Dr. Rupa Mukherjee
Dr. Prashant Singh
Dr. Katherine Germansky
Chef Oonagh Williams
Pam Noble


* 16 leading expert clinicians in gastroenterology, pediatrics, nutrition,
research and psychology
* Participating hospitals: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston
Children's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital
* Sampling and shopping with the gluten-free vendors on Saturday
* 3 large and delicious gluten-free buffet meals
* Cooking demo with leading celiac chef
* CEUs for RDNs and RNs
* Block of discounted rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton Norwood Hotel


Registration has begun:


Hope to see you there!


Melinda Dennis, MS, RDN, LD
Nutrition Coordinator, Celiac Center
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Dana 603
330 Brookline Ave
Boston, MA 02215
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