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Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Pediatrics, Allergy and Immunology
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Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy & Immunology

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Jagiellonian University

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Jagiellonian University

  • Residency, Pediatrics
    Univ. of Maryland Medical Systems

  • Fellowship, Immunology & Allergy
    Johns Hopkins University

Biography

    Dr. Nowak is a clinician and clinical researcher in the Jaffe Food Allergy Institute. Her clinical research interests, funded in part by the National Institutes of Health and Food Allergy Initiative, include: egg and milk allergy, food-induced anaphylaxis treatment and risk factors, diagnostic issues in food allergy, food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome and pollen-food allergy syndrome (oral allergy). Dr. Nowak supervises two clinics per week in pediatric allergy and is involved in teaching fellows and residents.

Publications

Leonard SA, Caubet JC, Kim JS, Groetch M, Nowak-Węgrzyn A. Baked milk- and egg-containing diet in the management of milk and egg allergy. The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice 2015 Jan-Feb; 3(1).

Nowak-Węgrzyn A, Czerkies LA, Collins B, Saavedra JM. Evaluation of Hypoallergenicity of a New, Amino Acid-Based Formula. Clinical pediatrics 2014 Nov;.

Konstantinou GN, Ramon B, Grishin A, Caubet JC, Bardina L, Sicherer SH, Sampson HA, Nowak-Wegrzyn A. The role of casein-specific IgA and TGF-beta in children with Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome to milk. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014 Oct;.

Wang J, Young MC, Nowak-Węgrzyn A. International survey of knowledge of food-induced anaphylaxis. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014 Sep;.

Bloom KA, Huang FR, Bencharitiwong R, Bardina L, Ross A, Sampson HA, Nowak-Węgrzyn A. Effect of Heat Treatment on Milk and Egg Proteins Allergenicity. Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology 2014 Sep;.

Sampson HA, Aceves S, Bock SA, James J, Jones S, Lang D, Nadeau K, Nowak-Wegrzyn A, Oppenheimer J, Perry TT, Randolph C, Sicherer SH, Simon RA, Vickery BP, Wood R, Sampson HA, Randolph C, Bernstein D, Blessing-Moore J, Khan D, Lang D, Nicklas R, Oppenheimer J, Portnoy J, Randolph C, Schuller D, Spector S, Tilles SA, Wallace D, Sampson HA, Aceves S, Bock SA, James J, Jones S, Lang D, Nadeau K, Nowak-Wegrzyn A, Oppenheimer J, Perry TT, Randolph C, Sicherer SH, Simon RA, Vickery BP, Wood R. Food allergy: A practice parameter update-2014. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2014 Aug;.

Industry Relationships

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Below are financial relationships with industry reported by Dr. Nowak-Wegrzyn during 2014 and/or 2015. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Scientific Advisory Board:

  • Schering-Plough (Merck & Co., Inc.); Stallergenes

Industry-Sponsored Lectures: MSSM faculty occasionally give lectures at events sponsored by industry, but only if the events are free of any marketing purpose.

  • Nestlé; Thermo Fisher Scientific

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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