What’s New at the Network
Leadership in Respiratory Care
Dr. De De Gardner, Allergy & Asthma Network Chief Research Officer, has been recognized by the American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) as a Distinguished CHEST Educator. The national recognition honors De De for excellence in continuing medical education. It places her within the top 4% of CHEST faculty worldwide and recognizes her significant and long-term contributions to the leadership, development and delivery of patient education. De De will be honored at the CHEST Annual Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii in October.
Trusted Messengers is Back
Allergy & Asthma Network’s Trusted Messengers Community Outreach Program began its fourth year of asthma screenings in under-resourced communities on Aug. 5 at Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Back to School event in Atlanta. On Aug. 17, Trusted Messengers traveled to New York City to host more asthma screenings and distribute health education at the Black Health Matters Harlem Days Summit. People with asthma were invited to enroll in a free 6-week virtual asthma coaching program.
‘A Blessing for the Asthma Community’
Laonis Quinn, RN, who serves on Allergy & Asthma Network’s Board of Directors, recently sat down for an interview with BlackDoctor.org at the National Medical Association annual meeting in August. Laonis shared her story about the loss of her son to asthma and how she turned tragedy into helping others through the Breathe Anthony J. Chapman Foundation.
Allergy & Asthma In the News
The device will offer a new treatment option for people who prefer a needle-free way to treat anaphylaxis.
AERD Awareness Day encourages healthcare professionals and patients to stay vigilant in identifying, understanding and managing AERD.
New CEO Lynda Mitchell is a seasoned executive with extensive experience leading nonprofit organizations in the allergy and asthma community,
See More News Articles
Advancing Nationwide Efforts to Engage, Educate & Empower
At Allergy & Asthma Network, we are here to serve and support you. We work with national and local partners to train healthcare professionals and host events and screenings that reach people directly in their communities. We raise awareness and educate millions each year with easy-to-understand, medically reviewed resources in English and Spanish. We advocate at the federal and state levels to improve access to care and affordable medications. We work to ensure the patient voice is included in research and drug development.
Your health and well-being are at the heart of our work. Our goal is to improve quality of life and achieve equitable and optimal health outcomes for adults and children living with these chronic conditions, especially those in underserved communities.
Check out our Events Calendar for Webinars, Trusted Messengers Events, and other Allergy & Asthma Network supported events.
Recent & Upcoming Webinars
Free Webinar September 26, 2023 | 4:00pm ET. Dr. Rajan Merchant will review the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, management and treatment options for those living with AERD.
Free Webinar September 19, 2023 | 4:00pm ET Despite optimal use of medications, some people still have uncontrolled asthma. How can Biologics improve control?
This webinar was recorded August 23, 2023Asthma attacks can (and do) happen at school. Are you prepared to help? This webinar will teach you what to do.
See More Webinars
Welcome to the second episode of our podcast series, “Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Innovations...
“Biologic Therapies for Asthma” podcast explores biologic medications and how they can help people with moderate to severe asthma.
In our latest “Pediatric Asthma” podcast, join pediatric nurse practitioner Jodie Stabinski, RN, as she discusses tips and strategies to manage asthma on the go.
See More Podcasts