Prof. Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn M.D., PhD, FAAAAI, FACAAI

Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn

A short biography

New York University School of Medicine (Professor of Pediatrics)

Department of Pediatrics, NYU Langone Health, the Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital, New York USA (Director of the Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Division)

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. 
Director of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, and 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. 

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

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).