Massachusetts Allergy & Asthma Support Groups

Cape Cod Asthma and Allergy Group (AAFA)

Asthma and Allergy Center for Cape Cod
244 Willow Street
Yarmouth Port, MA

Phone: 508-362-0099

Support group of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America serving Cape Cod area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Dates: Meets at 4:00 p.m. on first Wed. of the month, alternating between asthma and food allergy discussion

Medical Advisor:
Paul Sklarew, MD

Central Massachusetts Allergy and Asthma Care

Worcester, MA

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Specialty Coordinator:
Joan
E-Mail: joan_cmaac@verizon.net

Food Allergy Group of the North Shore (AAFA)

Salem Hospital, Davenport Conference Area
81 Highland Avenue
Salem, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Boston Area, North Shore, and Salem areas.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Dates: 2009 - March 12, May 7, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Meeting Location: Salem Hospital, Davenport Conference Room - First Floor

Specialty Coordinator:
Cindy Blonder

Medical Advisor:
James MacLean, MD

Food Allergy Group of the South Shore

South Shore Hospital
55 Fogg Road
South Weymouth, MA

Serving the Boston Area, South Shore area

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: South Shore Hospital

Specialty Coordinator:
Elisabeth Stieb, RN

Medical Advisor:
Zuhayr Hemady, MD
Phone: 781-444-7778

Food Allergy Parent Support Group (AAFA)

Foxboro, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Southeastern MA area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Dates: Third Thursdays Monthly, 7pm

Meeting Location: Pediatric Specialists, 132 Central St., Ste. 116, Foxboro

Specialty Coordinator:
Pat Mulligan, LICSW

Patricia Bates, RD

Medical Advisor:
Donald Accetta, MD

Merrimack Valley Asthma and Allergy Support Group (AAFA)

Atkinson Elementary School
111 Phillips Brooks Road
North Andover, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Merrimack Valley area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: Atkinson Elementary School

Specialty Coordinator:
Linda Sullivan, RN; Gail Munro, RN; Mary Hadjian, RN

Medical Advisor:
Kenneth Chan, MD; John Saryan, MD

Metro-Boston Allergy & Asthma Support Group (AAFA)

Newton-Wellesley Hospital
Newton, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group for Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter serving the Metro-Boston area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Specialty Coordinator:
Cindy Aswad

Medical Advisor:
Curtis Moody, MD

Metro-West Allergy and Asthma Support Group (AAFA)

Allergy and Asthma Treatment Specialists
475 Franklin St. Suite 206
Framingham, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Boston Metro-West Region.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: Allergy & Asthma Treatment Specialists

Specialty Coordinator:
Linda Drews

Lori Brockway

Medical Advisor:
Stuart Rhein, MD

Nashoba Valley Asthma and Allergy Educational Support Group (AAFA)

Ayer, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Nashoba Valley area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: Nashoba Valley Medical Center

Specialty Coordinator:
Terry Linsey; Ruth Lovett Smith; Dana Wick

Medical Advisor:
Jordan Scott, MD

Northwest Suburban Boston Asthma and Allergy Support Group (AAFA)

Beth Israel and Children's Hospital Medical Center
482 Bedford St.
Lexington, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America serving Northwest Suburban Boston Area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: Beth Israel and Children's Hospital Medical Center

Specialty Coordinator:
Laurel Francoeur

Medical Advisor:
Anahita Dioun, MD

Pioneer Valley Food Allergy Support Group (AAFA)

Ludlow, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Pioneer Valley area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Dates: 7:00 p.m. on the last Wednesday of the month

Meeting Location: St. John the Baptist Pastoral Center, 201 Hubbard St., Ludlow, MA

Specialty Coordinator:
Nicole Sweeney, Lisa Holloway, Lucy Saloio

Medical Advisor:
Jonathan Bayuk, DO

Raising Our Celiac Kids, ROCK'n MA

Longmeadow, MA

Support group for celiac children. We welcome families of autistic spectrum kids involved in a gluten-free/casein-free dietary intervention program.

Specialty Coordinator:
Christie Freda
Phone: 413-567-5748
E-Mail: cfreda@comcast.net

Shoreside Asthma & Allergy Educational Support Group (AAFA)

Pembroke, MA

Phone: 781-444-7778

Local support group of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter, serving the Pembroke area.

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Meeting Location: North Pembroke Elementary School, 72 Pilgrim Rd.

Specialty Coordinator:
Judi McAuliffe, RN

Erin Gerlach, Julie Wilkins

Medical Advisor:
John Costa, MD

Support Group for Parents of Children with Food Allergies and Reflux

Baystate MEdical Center
MA

Meeting Dates: 2nd Wednesday of every othe month 6:30-7:30

Specialty Coordinator:
Michelle Sherlin
Phone: 413-794-5304
E-Mail: msherlin@comcast.net

Waltham & Watertown Food Allergy Support Group

Waltham High School
617 Lexington Street
Waltham, MA

Serving Waltham and Watertown, Ma and surrounding areas

Website: http://www.asthmaandallergies.org

E-Mail: aafane@aafane.org

Specialty Coordinator:
Marie DeSisto, RN

Medical Advisor:
J. David Hackett, MD
Phone: 781-444-7778

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