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As a parent of a child with allergies and asthma, I understand the stresses of managing these conditions. My hope is to empower the parent and child towards success. My special Interests include atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. In managing atopic dermatitis, I implement a holistic approach incorporating skin care, diet, behavior modifications, and avoidance of allergens. My other areas of interest include food allergy, anaphylaxis, and environmental allergies, particularly as they relate to skin presentation.
||Drexel University College of Medicine, M.D.
||Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, Pediatrics
||SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Pediatric Dermatology
||SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
2014: Allergy & Immunology
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Huang F, Chawla K, Jarvinen KM, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Anaphylaxis in a New York City pediatric emergency department: triggers, treatments, and outcomes. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2012 Jan;129(1):162-8
Chawla K, Bencharitiwong R, Grishina G, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Shea butter contains no IgE binding soluble proteins. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2011 Mar;127 (3):680-2
Chawla K and Nowak-Wegrzyn A. Antibiotic use in the first year of life and risk of atopic disease in early childhood. Pediatrics, 2009; 124: S107-S108. Synopsis of Kusel MMH, de Klerk N, Holt PG, Sly PD. Clin Exp Allergy. 2008 Dec;38(12):1921-1928
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