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02 - 04 November 2023 Porto, Portugal

Jennifer Gerdts


Jennifer Gerdts

Jennifer Gerdts is the Executive Director of Food Allergy Canada, a national non-profit charity and Canada’s leading patient organization committed to educating, supporting, and advocating for the more than 3 million Canadians living with food allergy. The organization focuses on improving the daily quality of life of individuals and families by providing education and support needed to effectively navigate food allergies, building informed and supportive communities, and acting as the national voice and galvanizing stakeholders to action on key patient priorities. 

Over the past 5 years, Jennifer's has led the transformation of Food Allergy Canada's educational platform for patients that now reaches on average 25,000 individuals per year. Understanding anaphylaxis, building confidence in its recognition and treatment are core elements of FAC educational programming. This has led to a deeper understanding of the challenges the patient community faces in treating anaphylaxis..


Friday 3 Nov
11:30 - 13:00 Personalized medicine in pediatric allergy Symposium Infante Hall , Channel 2