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Free Celiac Disease Educational Event


The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals and the Katz JCC invite you to join them for a free educational event.  Featuring expert speakers, including NFCA Founder and President Alice Bast, this event is for anyone looking to learn more about celiac disease, the gluten-free diet and the latest in celiac disease research. 

The day's events include:

  • Advances in the Treatment of Celiac Disease – presented by Anthony J. Marino, Jr., MD, William H. Rorer Professor of Medicine and Director, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and Director, Jefferson Celiac Center, Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
  • Managing Your Gluten-Free Diet – nutrition-related tips from Emily B. Rubin, RD, Jefferson registered dietitian
  • What’s New at the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness? – reported by Alice Bast, Founder and President, NFCA
  • Gluten-Free Cooking Demonstration with Food Sampling – by Chef Pasquale Masters of Pasta Pomodoro, Voorhees, NJ, a participating restaurant in the NFCA’s GREAT Kitchens gluten-free industry initiative. 

When: Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Where: Betty and Milton Katz Jewish Community Center
              1301 Springdale Road
              Cherry Hill, NJ 08003

Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Registation is required!  To register, call 1-800-JEFF-NOW.

Note: The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) provides information on gluten-free events as a service to the community. Please note that NFCA cannot assure the event participant or restaurant patron of the gluten-free practices or knowledge of the restaurants cited if they have not completed NFCA’s GREAT Kitchens program, which provides accredited gluten-free training to restaurants and other foodservice providers. Please call the venue directly to learn more about their preparation processes.

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