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Introduction

Up to 60 million people in the United States are affected by allergic diseases. Not only do these conditions affect overall patient health and quality of life, they also carry significant economic burden. Clinical Advances in Allergy Management is a unique collection of educational activities delivered by leading experts in the field designed to address the challenges of allergy management: selecting the most effective treatment approach, improving patient adherence to treatment, and utilizing the latest available therapies. This collection will be relevant to your practice.

Activities

Steering Committee

Steering Committee Chair
  • Linda S. Cox, MDLinda S. Cox, MD
    Associate Clinical Professor,
    Department of Medicine,
    Nova Southeastern University,
    Davie, Florida
Steering Committee Members
  • Tolly E. G. Epstein, MD, MSTolly E. G. Epstein, MD, MS
    Assistant Professor
    of Clinical Medicine,
    University of Cincinnati,
    Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Mark S. Dykewicz, MDMark S. Dykewicz, MD
    Raymond and Alberta Slavin
    Endowed Chair in Allergy
    & Immunology;
    Professor of Internal Medicine;
    Chief, Allergy & Immunology,
    Saint Louis University
    School of Medicine,
    St. Louis, Missouri
  • Peter S. Creticos, MDPeter S. Creticos, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine,
    Department of Medicine,
    Johns Hopkins University
    School of Medicine;
    Johns Hopkins Asthma
    & Allergy Center,
    Baltimore, Maryland;
    Director, of Clinical Research,
    Creticos Research Group, LLC,
    Crownsville, Maryland
Supported by an independent educational
grant from
Merck & Co., Inc.
Polling Question

Which of the following allergic diseases are you most interested in learning more about?
Asthma
Allergic rhinoconjunctivitis
Stinging insect allergy
Food allergy
Atopic dermatitis

Disclosures

Steering Committee
Linda S. Cox, MD

Linda S. Cox, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consultant for: Stallergenes

Tolly E. G. Epstein, MD, MS

Tolly E. G. Epstein, MD, MS, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Received grants for clinical research from: Teva Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Mark S. Dykewicz, MD

Mark S. Dykewicz, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consult for: Merck & Co., Inc.
Received grants for clinical research from: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Peter S. Creticos, MD

Peter S. Creticos, MD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
Served as an advisor or consult for: Circassia, Ltd.; Greer
Received grants for clinical research from: Circassia, Ltd.; Greer; Merck & Co., Inc.