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Celiac Education Day (Philadelphia, PA)

March 31 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm

The Center for Celiac Disease at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) strives each year to provide children and caregivers with celiac disease a one-day, state-of-the-art multidisciplinary education program. Our annual education day centers around the mission of the Celiac team at CHOP to promote community awareness by providing our CHOP families with evidence-based lectures provided by respected experts within the field.

Both the clinical implications of celiac disease and the importance of adhering to a gluten-free diet, as well as future therapeutic treatments, will be discussed. Children in attendance are provided the opportunity to attend interactive age-specific lectures and to learn through play with CHOP’s child life specialists.

Registration and parking
Registration for this event is free. If you would like to make a donation, your gift can help us fuel our research efforts and expand our program. You can donate online or by contacting Katelyn Reibach at reibachk@email.chop.edu or 267-426-6082.

Please RSVP by March 27, 2019. Registration is limited to the child with celiac disease and one caregiver per family.

Registration/breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. We’ll offer complimentary gluten-free meals for lunch, and attendees can sample gluten-free products from several vendors who join us for the education day.

Complimentary parking is available in the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care parking garage, located at 3500 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104. Please bring your parking ticket to the registration desk for validation.

Additional information
For more information or if you have any questions, please contact the Celiac Center at 215-590-3076 or email Melinda Nichols at Nicholsme@email.chop.edu.


Colket Translational Research Building
3501 Civic Center Blvd.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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