National WIC Association’s Annual Conference: Food Allergies and Food Insecurity. Challenges and Solutions from a WIC Client, Brown, E, Lisso, K. (May 23, 2016).
Current Allergy and Asthma Reports: Patient-centered outcomes in food allergy, in collaboration with Polk, B.I., Dinaker, C. (2017). Led by Emily Brown, Food Equality Initiative, Inc. spearheaded efforts to create an in-depth cost analysis of allergen-friendly foods, comparing their cost to non-allergen friendly foods.
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. Food Insecure and Allergic: A Vulnerable Population, in collaboration with Northwestern Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research in Chicago (2020).
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Addressing food insecurities in clients with food allergies in underserved communities with a prescription food program, in collaboration with Kansas University Medical Center (2021).
Social Work in Health Care Journal: Addressing the social needs of individuals with food allergy and celiac disease during COVID-19: A new practice model for sustained social care, in collaboration with Northwestern Center for Food Allergy and Asthma Research in Chicago (2021).
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition: Addressing food insecurity in pediatric celiac patients through a prescription food pantry, in collaboration with Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City (2021).
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology’s Virtual Conference: Addressing Food Insecurities in Clients with Food Allergies in Underserved Communities with a Prescription Food Program, Seng, A., D’Mello, A., Martinez, E., Brown, E., Love, M., (February 26, 2021).
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Warren, C., Chinthrajah, S., Martinez, E., Casareno, L., Rodriguez, A., Brown, E., Hampton, Q., Martinez, K., Kost, L. Addressing Food Insecurity and Improving Food Allergy Management among Pediatric Patient/Caregiver Dyads During the COVID Pandemic (2021).
NASPGHAN Virtual Conference: Addressing food insecurity in pediatric celiac patients through a prescription food pantry, Bracken, J., Martinez, E., Brown, E., Kaufman, K., Brewer, S., Bird, L., Ryan, J. (December 2021).
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology’s Conference: Characteristics of Patients with Food Allergy & Food Insecurity on Prescription Supplemental Nutrition Program, in collaboration with Murray, A., Martinez, E., Brown, E., Love, M. (February 27, 2022).
In August 2021, our pilot client research program with Stanford University began to measure the impact of FEI interventions on clients’ finances, mental well-being, and overall physical health. Data like this will become more important as FEI continues to advocate for insurance coverage for medically-necessary foods to treat diet-treated illnesses.
Northwestern – Lurie Children’s: pilot client research program
Baylor: pilot program
Arkansas Childrens: pilot program
These organizations are engaged in active research with FEI.
Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor University
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