We provide timely and empowering education, advocacy, and peer to peer support for San Diegans with celiac disease and gluten-related disorders. Through our close affiliation with expert gastroenterologists, dietitians, and the National Celiac Association, we also offer educational initiatives from hard to find expert clinicians to our community, and through taped online segments to the nation for both children and adults.
At meetings, individuals you'll meet offer personal support. We provide education for individuals and their families living with celiac disease and other gluten related disorders.
We educate, advocate and raise awareness of celiac disease and gluten intolerance.
We foster a sense of community, belonging and camaraderie.
We keep a close affiliation with an expert gastroenterologist and dietitian.
We provide empowerment to live with a chronic disease and share a positive outlook as ambassadors of the disease.
Esteemed Medical Advisors (listed in alphabetical order by last name):
Medical Doctors: Sheila Crowe, MD Gastroenterologist at UCSD Kimberly Newton, MD: Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Rady Children's Hospital James Wolosin, MD Gastroenterologist with Sharp Rees-Stealy San Diego
Dietitians: Rosio, Hernandez, MS, RDN Celiac Specializing Dietitian at Rady Children's Hospital EA Stewart, MBA, RD Private Practice Celiac/NCGS Specializing Dietitian Mary Collard, MS, RDN Registered Dietitian
Other Board Member Contacts: President, Jan Pruitt firstname.lastname@example.org Treasurer, Michele Miller email@example.com Director/VP/Membership and Events, Michele Vargas sandiegoceliacs@gmail Misty Faulkner, Director Anna Bradley, Recording Secretary & Chair of Children's Program, Raising Our Celiac Kids, formerly GF Kids Melinda Maura, Public Relations Director