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Back to School Food Allergy Guidance for Teachers, Nurses, Administrators, and School Staff

Calling all K-12 teachers, school nurses, school administrators, coaches, and staff members! If you’d like to start the school year with a refresher on food allergies, this webinar is for you. You’ll come away with a vital understanding of food allergies and allergic reactions, prepared to act on food allergy care plans in case of emergency, ready to implement safe practices for in-school dining and nutrition, and empowered to create a safer and more inclusive environment for students with food allergies.

Original air Date: August 30, 2023
Speakers: Kelly Cleary, MD FAAP, and Angela Gomez, RDN, SNS
Sponsored by: That's It!
Length: 1 hr


Angela Gomez, RDN, SNS

Angela Gomez (she/her) is a second-career Registered Dietitian, and a School Nutrition Specialist (SNS). In 2017, she unexpectedly fell in love with School Nutrition during her dietetic internship. Angela enjoys creating social media content specific to School Nutrition, managing Special Diets, and loves learning from and collaborating with other School Nutrition Professionals. Angela sees School Nutrition as the perfect place to bridge her passion for tasty food, nutrition education, health equity, and food justice. She loves any opportunity to be creative and feels that the world of School Nutrition continues to be a great place to flex those creative muscles.

Kelly Cleary, MD, FAAP

Dr. Kelly Cleary is the Senior Director of Education and Support Programs for FARE. She oversees FARE’s national education efforts and maintains a variety of programs, resources, and relationships for the food allergic, their families, and caregivers. Previously, Kelly was the Medical Director of Psychopharmacology for PM Behavioral Health, where she was responsible for the oversight of medication management and operations for the behavioral health service. Kelly also co-founded UrgiKids, a pediatric urgent care in Naperville, IL, which was subsequently acquired by PM Pediatrics. A graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Kelly completed her Pediatrics residency at New York Presbyterian Cornell, and finished her Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellowship at NYU-Bellevue. She is currently pursuing a master’s in public health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.