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Living with Allergies

Resources for Patients
HOTLINE: IMMUNOLOGIC DISEASES
Sponsored by the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in Denver. Nurses available to answer questions.
1-800-222-LUNG
http://www.njc.org

AIR FILTERING DEVICES
Environmental Protection Agency
401 M Street, SW
Washington, DC 20460
1-800-438-4318
http://www.epa.gov

ASTHMA DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT
Physician guidelines and patient information.
National Asthma Education Program
(301) 251-1222

COSMETICS
Regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, Division of Food Safety
(202) 245-1317

ECZEMA ASSOCIATION
1221 SW Yamhill, Suite 303
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 228-4430

EXTRACTS FOR ALLERGY TESTING
Regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drugs & Biologics
(301) 295-8012

FOOD ALLERGY NETWORK
Guidelines for patients, parents, teachers.
4744 Holly Avenue
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 691-3179
http://www.foodallergy.org

POLLEN MAPS & DOCTOR REFERRALS
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
611 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
1-800-822-ASMA (doctor referrals)

  • National Allergy Bureau
    1-800-9-POLLEN (pollen information)

http://www.aaaai.org

PRODUCTS DIRECTORY
Listing of products and services
Allergy Publications
Box 640
Menlo Park, CA 94026
(Fee; compiled by American Allergy Ass'n)


NIAID-Supported Centers
for Research on Asthma, Allergy, and Immunologic Diseases

California

  • La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology, San Diego; Fu-Tong Liu, MD, PhD (619) 678-4640
  • University of California School of Medicine, Los Angeles; Andrew Saxon, MD (310) 206-8050

Maryland

  • Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center, Baltimore; N. Franklin Atkinson, Jr., MD (410) 550-2051
  • National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda; Dean D. Metcalfe, MD (301) 496-2165

Massachusetts

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston; Jean-Pierre Kinet, MD (617) 667-1324
  • Boston University; David M. Center, MD (617) 638-4860
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston; K. Frank Austen, MD (617) 525-1300
  • Children's Hospital, Boston; Raif S. Geha, MD (617) 355-7602

Minnesota

  • Mayo Foundation, Rochester; Gerald J. Gleich, MD (507) 284-2789

Missouri

  • Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis; David W. Chaplin, MD, PhD (314) 362-9047

North Carolina

  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham; Rebecca H. Buckley, MD (919) 684-2922 or (919) 684-5194

Virginia

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville; Thomas A.E. Platts-Mill, MD, PhD (804) 924-5917

Wisconsin

  • University of Wisconsin, Madison; William W. Busse, MD (608) 263-6183

For Further Information

Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
3554 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 2000
Fairfax, VA 22030
1-800-878-4403
http://www.podi.com/health/aanma

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
611 East Wells Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
1-800-822-ASMA
http://www.aaaai.org

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
800 E. Northwest Highway
Suite 1080
Palatine, IL 60067
1-800-842-7777
http://allergy.mcg.edu

American Lung Association
American Thoracic Society
1740 Broadway
New York, NY 10019-4374
1-800-LUNG-USA
http://www.lungusa.org

Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America
1125 15th Street, NW
Suite 502
Washington, DC 20005
1-800-7-ASTHMA
(202) 466-7643
http://www.aafa.org

JAMA Asthma Information Center
American Medical Association
515 N. State Street
Chicago, IL 60610
http://www.ama-assn.org/asthma

Parents of Asthmatic/Allergic Children
1412 Marathon Drive
Ft. Collins, CO 80524
(303) 842-7395

Information provided by NIH.