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Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Patient Education Seminar

Dawn McCoy

Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

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Adult and teen patients ages 11 and up and caregivers are invited to join us to learn from the local experts in the field of eosinophil associated diseases on a variety of topics such as diagnostics, treatment options and disease management.

Physicians, nurses, dietitians, and other healthcare providers are welcome to attend, as well. CME and CEU credits are not offered.


8:15a.m. – 9:00a.m.     Check-in/Networking                        

9:00a.m. – 9:10a.m.     Welcome                

9:10a.m. – 9:20a.m.     Introductions/ Acknowledgments                

9:20a.m. – 10:00a.m.    
The GI Perspective (Dr Vadlamudi)

10:00a.m. – 10:30a.m.     EOE Patient/Parent Discussion Panel            

10:30a.m. – 10:45a.m.     Break/Networking                     

10:45a.m. – 11:15a.m.     The Allergy Perspective (Dr Kumar)

11:15a.m. – 11:45a.m.   
The Nutrition Perspective (Karen Schmidt, RD, CSP)

11:45a.m. – 1:00p.m.    Lunch (Café, on own)

1:00p.m. – 1:20pm.     Feeding Therapy and Mealtime Coping Strategies

1:20-1:45p.m.         Break/ Networking

1:45p.m. – 2:15p.m.     Breakout Sessions

              1. Adult Treatment Considerations (Small Conference Room)        
              2. Building/Establishing Local Support (Voss Auditorium)            

2:15p.m – 2:30p.m.    Closing/Raffle

Raffle Prizes

Children’s Hospital of Richmond, at VCU – Gift Baskets

Einstein Bagels – Coffee Bucket

Zeqing for a Cure – T-shirts

Whole Foods – Gift Card

Attendees are invited to stay after the seminar to socialize and network. We have the meeting space reserved until 4:30pm.

Medical Speakers

Dr. Narendra Vadlamudi, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Dr. Santhosh Kumar, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Karen Schmidt, Registered Dieititian

Carol Elliott, OTR/L, Registered Occupational Therapist

Additional speakers will be presenting on topics of interest to both adult and pediatric patients.

*Agenda and speakers are subject to change

Please note: Childcare is not available at the seminar. Children under the age of 11 will not be permitted into the meeting room. Thank you for your cooperation.

This regional meeting is brought to you by Central Virginia EOS Support Group, in collaboration with the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders.

Have questions about Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases Patient Education Seminar? Contact Dawn McCoy

When & Where

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU
2924 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23220

Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM (EDT)

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