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Jan Hanson, M.A.

Jan Hanson, M.A. is a nationally recognized food allergy educator, author and speaker.
She founded her consulting company, Educating For Food Allergies, LLC in 2001, and
provides guidance to families and school personnel in food allergy management. She is
the author of the book, Food Allergies: A Recipe For Success At School, and has been
utilized as an expert by both radio and print journalists, including in the Miami Herald
and Allergic Living Magazine. She has partnered with Mylan Specialties LP as a
spokesperson for the 2014-2016 "Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis" education initiative.
She presented at the first national FARE Conference in 2014, and at the Food Allergy
Bloggers Conference in 2013 & 2014.

Prior to her work in food allergy education, she received her MA in Higher Education
Administration and was Assistant Director of Residence at Simmons College. She is
the proud mother of two adult sons, who happen to have food allergies. Jan has written a new book, Food Allergies and College: Your Guide For Successful Planning and Living on Campus, that is scheduled to be published early this summer, 2016.