Location: Medical University of South Carolina, 68 President Street, Bioengineering Building, Room 112, Charleston, SC 29403
Time: 5:00PM – 6:00PM Patient to patient discussion group
6:00PM Meet and greet
Expert Speaker: Dr. Anne Maitland
Patient Speaker: TBA
Topic: Mast Cell Activation
Anne Maitland, MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, in New York, of the Allergy and Clinical Immunology Division, as well as the medical director of Comprehensive Allergy & Asthma Care, in Westchester, New York.
Considered one of the thought leaders on the emerging field of Mast Cell disorders, Dr. Maitland currently serves on the medical/scientific advisory boards of The Ehlers Danlos Society, The Mastocytosis Society, and the Bobby Jones Chiari & Syringomelia Foundation.
She is the former past chair for the Committee for the Underserved, the current Vice Chairperson for the Mast Cell Disorders committee, of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and is a member of the Allergy/Immunology faculty of the National Medical Association.
Dr. Maitland has also partnered with Dr. Xiu-Min Li, a prominent expert in complementary medicine, with a focus on the use of traditional Chinese herbal medicine and acupuncture in the management of hypersensitivity disorders, such as allergic skin disorders, asthma and food allergy.
She is the author or co-author of numerous papers and scientific reports, with clinical interests in diagnosis and management of immune mediated disorders as well as meeting the unmet need of children and adults, whose lives are impacted by chronic inflammation, pain syndromes as well as neurocognitive impairment.