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Allergy & Asthma Network and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) invite you to the 2016 National Asthma Summit - November 11, 2016, San Francisco, CA

When: Friday, November 11, 2016
7:00 am
Where: San Francisco Marriott Marquis - Yerba Buena Salons 3 & 4 Lower B2 Level
780 Mission St.
San Francisco, California  94103
United States
Contact: Marcela Gieminiani
703-641-9595- See more information below

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Allergy & Asthma Network and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) are excited to invite you to the 2016 National Asthma Summit. This one-day event brings together representatives from state asthma programs, asthma coalitions, federal agencies, stakeholders and partners in allergy and asthma care. You will hear from nationally recognized experts about current trends in asthma care and advocacy issues, and brainstorm strategies to advance the implementation of Guidelines-based asthma care throughout the U.S. Networking time will be built into the event to ensure that new relationships and collaboration opportunities are developed.


The summit will be held in conjunction with the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting. Breakfast, lunch and reception are included


When: Thursday, Nov 11, 2016

WhereSan Francisco Marriott Marquis, San Francisco, CA - Yerba Buena Salons 3 & 4 Lower B2 Level

 Time:    7 am- 8 am: Registration and Breakfast (please be on time)

              8 am- 5 pm: Presentations

              5 pm - 6 pm: Reception



  •  Bridget Burke, Director of Public Affairs, Investments and Reporting, Health Care Service Corporation
  •  Michael Corjulo, APRN, CPNP, AE-C, ACES Health Coordinator, Asthma Regional Council of New England
  • Ben Francisco, AE-C, Associate Teaching Professor of Clinical Child Health, School of Medicine, University of Missouri
  • Maureen George, PhD, RN, AE-C, FAAN, Associate Professor, Columbia University School of Nursing
  • Christy Haas-HowardMPH, RN, AE-C. , Asthma Nurse Specialist, Department of Nursing & Student Health Services; Program Manager, Healthy Learner Asthma Grant, Colorado Department of Education
  • Bradley Kramer, MPA, Asthma Program Manager, Public Health Seattle & King County
  • Robert Lemanske Jr., MD, Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine Associate Dean for Clinical and Translational Research Deputy Executive Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research University of Wisconsin
  • Bryan Martin, MD, President, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
  • Acklema Mohammad, MD, AE- C, Asthma Physician Champion, Chair of pediatrics Urban Health Plan, New York
  • Jill Heins Nesvold, MS, Senior Regional Director Lung Health and Indoor Air Quality, American Lung Association
  • Chelsea Newhall, Director, Corporate Strategic Medical Initiatives, AmeriHealth Caritas
  • Sally Schoessler, MSEd, BSN, RN, Director of Education, Allergy & Asthma Network
  • David Stukus, MD, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Allergy/Immunology, Nationwide Children Hospital, OH
  • Amanda Reddy, MS, Director of Strategy and Impact, National Center for Healthy Housing
  • Brooke Yeager, MSc, RRT, Government Relations and Clinical Outreach Coordinator, The MUSC Center for Telehealth, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Tonya Winders, MBA, President and CEO, Allergy & Asthma Network 

 Facilitator: Tracy Enger, Environmental Protection Agency


  • Disparities in asthma care: Where you live matters
  • State Legislative and Medicaid Policy Changes Accelerate Asthma Improvement
  • Patient-centered care at its best: Shared decision-making
  • Albuterol for all: Advancing stock albuterol in schools
  • Building a star healthcare team: Best practices from award winning programs
  • Innovative approaches to deliver comprehensive asthma management
  • Leveraging telehealth in asthma care
  • School-based asthma management: Standardized care for children with asthma


Each presentation will be followed by group discussions. 




*Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services, nor does the mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.







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