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.
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 several gastroenterologist and dieticians.
We provide empowerment to live with a chronic disease and share a positive outlook as ambassadors of the disease.
Medical Advisors (listed in alphabetical order by last name):
Medical Doctors: Kimberly Newton, MD: Pediatric Gastroenterologist at Rady Children's Hospital James Wolosin, MD Gastroenterologist with Sharp Rees-Stealy San Diego
Dietitians: Mary Collard, MS, RDN Registered Dietitian Rosio Hernandez, MS, RDN Celiac Specializing Dietitian at Rady Children's Hospital EA Stewart, MBA, RD Private Practice Celiac/NCGS Specializing Dietitian
Other Board Member Contacts: President, Jan Pruitt email@example.com Treasurer, Michele Miller firstname.lastname@example.org Director/VP/Membership and Events, Michele Vargas email@example.com Director, Misty Faulkner Secretary and Public Relations Director, Melinda Mauro