Prof. Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn

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Prof. Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn

Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn, M.D., PhD is a Professor of Pediatrics at the New York University School of Medicine, and the Director of the Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Division, Department of Pediatrics, NYU Langone Health, the Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, New York, NY. Her research interests focus on egg and milk allergies, baked milk and baked egg diets, food-induced anaphylaxis in children, novel diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to food allergy (oral, sublingual and patch immunotherapy), oral tolerance development, and in particular food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES).

She served as the Chair of the Adverse Reactions to Foods Committee of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology from 2013-2015 and is the current chair of the Food Allergy and Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders Interest Section.

She is the director of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. She is also the chair of the Medical Advisory Board for the International FPIES Association and has led the international effort to write the first Consensus Guidelines for Diagnosis and Management of FPIES, published in 2017.

She is the Deputy Editor for the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the official journal of the American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

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