9 month accredited training

Pediatric Food Allergy Training

An Exclusive Course on Nutrition and Care for IgE- and Non-IgE-Mediated Food Allergies

This comprehensive 9-month course covers the prevention, diagnosis and management of IgE-mediated and non-IgE-mediated pediatric food allergies. Upon successful completion, healthcare professionals will be prepared to provide up-to-date and evidence-based care and medical nutrition therapy to pediatric food allergy patients and hold a FARE Certificate of Training in Pediatric Food Allergy.

Additionally, FARE is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 55 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this course.

Marion Groetch, MS, RDN

Marion is a dietitian/nutritionist and the Director of Nutrition Services at the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. A senior advisor to FARE, Marion supports content, advocacy and strategic partnerships, and serves as a subject matter expert across all programmatic areas. A recognized authority on the dietary and nutritional management of food allergy, Marion is a frequently invited lecturer at national and international conferences on allergy and immunology, has contributed significantly to academic research, and has developed and chaired numerous online courses and multi day food allergy conferences with the goal of educating dietitians and other health care professionals in the management of food allergy. Marion also serves on the Medical Advisory Board of the International Association for Food Protein Enterocolitis, is the Chair of the International Network of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Allergy, and plays an active role in both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the European Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology where for almost 15 years she has collaborated with other health care professionals and patient advocacy groups in her quest to improve the lives of families living with food allergy.

Carina Venter, PhD, RD

I am an Allergy Specialist dietitian, helping families to manage food allergies; from Food Protein Enterocolitis Syndrome, Eosinophilic Gastro-intestinal diseases, other non-IgE mediated food allergies and IgE mediated food allergies.  On this website and in these blogs, I hope to share some of my knowledge with you to make life with food allergies just a little bit easier.Over the past few years, I have been involved in allergy prevention guidelines in the US and Europe and would love the chance to talk to you about all things allergy prevention.I have had the wonderful opportunity of working in South Africa, the United Kingdom and in the United States. I am a  registered as a dietitian (RD) in all these countries.  I have been one of the founder members of the International Network of Dietitians and Nutritionists in Allergy. I am a member of the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), European Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI), British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) and the Allergy Society of South Africa (ALLSA).  I am very pleased to be invited as a medical advisor to FARE and APFED.I enjoy writing and I have had a number of publications in international journals.  I regularly get invitations to present at in covering a range of topics relating to nutrition and allergic diseases.I am forever indebted to the team at the David Hide Asthma and Allergy Centre on the Isle of Wight (UK) who has taught me so much…but I still learn every day from amazing families and colleagues around the world.