Log in


Upcoming Events | Education

Scroll to the bottom of this page to view Past Events | Education

    • Fri, November 04, 2022
    • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Zoom

    Asthma Self-Management:
    Optimizing Lifestyle and Medications

    A half-day mini-conference hosted by the
    Chicago Asthma Consortium
    3.0 CEU Credits! (pending)

    This program will focus on various lifestyle and medication tools that can help manage asthma symptoms. Presenters who have extensive experience in the asthma and allergy fields will discuss their particular areas of research and their clinical findings. Participants will come away with a deeper understanding of the tools and techniques that can be used to manage asthma.


    Kristin Kan, MD, MPH, MSc - Digital Tools for Asthma Management

    Attending Physician, Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care with the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Advanced General Pediatrics and Primary Care) at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Kan is a primary care pediatrician and health services and health policy researcher. Her research is primarily focused on the design of health policies and health systems and how to improve health care access and the quality of care for children with chronic diseases, in particular asthma.

    Sharmilee M. Nyenhuis, MD - Physical Activity and Asthma Management

    Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Associate Professor of Medicine with University of Chicago Medicine. Dr. Nyenhuis’s specializes in pediatric asthma and immunology.

    Dr. Christie Brillante, MD - Obesity and Asthma Management

    Pulmonologist, UI Center for Lung Health. Dr. Brillante provides individualized care to patients with a variety of pulmonary diseases, and she has special interest in minority healthcare.

    Carina Venter, PhD, RD - Nutrition and Diet for Asthma Management

    Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Allergy/Immunology at University of Colorado Medicine. Her research and clinical practice over the past 30 years has focused on the prevention, diagnosis and management of food allergies and other allergic diseases. Her research examines how nutrition and other modifiable factors contribute to the development of allergic diseases. She uses observational studies to identify risk facts, focusing on epigenetic changes and the the role of the microbiome in the development of allergic diseases. Clinically, she enjoys supporting families to induce minimal food restrictions despite their child's food allergies and incorporate nutritional strategies to induce tolerance.

Past events

Thu, July 14, 2022 Research Management Webinar: Statewide Asthma Data Update
Thu, June 09, 2022 Kick Asthma School Policy Forum: School-Based Asthma Management
Fri, February 04, 2022 Clinical Management Webinar - Policy Forum: Climate Change and Respiratory Health
Mon, December 13, 2021 TAKE A BREATH: Looking Back at How CAC Has Impacted Asthma Health Over 25 Years and Looking Forward
Fri, December 10, 2021 Sponsorship Deadline Extended ~ 25th Anniversary Celebration
Fri, September 10, 2021 Research Management Webinar - Research Across the Spectrum of Asthma
Thu, August 19, 2021 School Series Webinar - Back to School: Just the Facts
Fri, May 14, 2021 Practice Management Webinar - EXHALE Technical Package to Asthma Control
Fri, March 05, 2021 Clinical Management Webinar - UPDATED ASTHMA GUIDELINES
Wed, August 05, 2020 Kick Asthma: Knowledge Webinar
Sun, December 01, 2019 Kick Asthma: Webinar Series - Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction (EIB)
Wed, November 20, 2019 Asthma Educator Institute
Mon, November 18, 2019 Kick Asthma: Knowledge Forum - Managing the Burden of Asthma in Schools
Tue, November 12, 2019 Kick Asthma: Webinar Series - Low Cost Strategies for Asthma Trigger Reduction
Thu, November 07, 2019 American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting
Sat, November 02, 2019 The Healthy Lung Expo
Mon, October 07, 2019 Kick Asthma: Webinar Series - Asthma in Pregnancy
Wed, October 02, 2019 Kick Asthma: Knowledge Forum - Clinic-to-Community Collaborations in an Evolving Health Care Landscape
Thu, September 26, 2019 Kick Asthma: Webinar Series - Asthma Disparities in the United States
Wed, June 12, 2019 Kick Asthma: Webinar Series - Using Social Marketing to Positively Impact Youth Perceptions about E-Cigarette Use and Vaping
Tue, April 09, 2019 Kick Asthma: Knowledge Forum - Population Health
Wed, November 07, 2018 Building Partnerships: Asthma Medications and Technology
Fri, October 05, 2018 Asthma Policy Forum
Thu, May 10, 2018 Advancing Asthma Care Through Payment Reform, Care Coordination, And Guidelines-Based Treatment
Tue, November 14, 2017 The Future of Asthma Care: Pediatric Asthma Management and Practice Transformation
Wed, June 21, 2017 Topics in Asthma: Today and Beyond
Sun, November 06, 2016 Technological Innovations in Adherence
Thu, June 30, 2016 Advances in Asthma Management
Wed, November 18, 2015 Allergy and Asthma
Fri, August 07, 2015 Asthma Policy Forum

400 E. Randolph St., Suite 2305, Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 888-268-8334 Fax: 312-540-9900

Information contained on this website is provided with the understanding that Chicago Asthma Consortium, this site and its services, including all of the resources provided, serve informational purposes only. Only a doctor who is treating you can provide you with medical advice, examination, diagnosis or treatment. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately. The Chicago Asthma Consortium does not endorse any medical or professional services referred to on this site or any links to this site. It also does not recommend or endorse any specific tests, products, procedures, opinions, or any other information that may be mentioned. While we try to keep the information on this site accurate, we cannot guarantee its accuracy, timeliness or completeness.

© 2019 Chicago Asthma Consortium

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software