Community Education and Training

The University of Michigan Food Allergy Clinic offers food allergy education and training—free of charge—to community organizations throughout southeast Michigan. Our experienced staff delivers live onsite presentations that are tailored to meet the needs of your group, and include plenty of time for interactive demonstrations and Q&A. We partner with:

  • Day care centers
  • Preschools
  • Elementary/middle/high schools
  • Parent organizations
  • After-school programs
  • Faith-based groups
  • Camps
  • Youth/student groups
  • Any group interested in learning more about food allergy, and creating a safer and healthier environment for people with food allergy.

Our research-based food allergy presentations provide the most up-to-date and useful information on:

  • Food allergy medical facts
  • Strategies for food allergen avoidance
  • School planning and accommodations for food-allergic students
  • Recognizing signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction
  • Anaphylaxis—an allergic emergency
  • Protocols for treating an allergic reaction
  • How to use an epinephrine auto injector (Epipen® or Auvi-Q®)

To schedule food allergy education and training for your group, please contact Nancy Polmear-Swendris MS, RN, at 734-232-2161 or via email.