Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders

  • Events and Educational Opportunities

    The specialists here at the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) realize that there is life beyond the clinic and are dedicated and involved in facilitating the quality of the daily lives of those who struggle with these often misunderstood diseases. We work with others to provide educational opportunities and special events. 
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    CURED EGID Research Symposium

    The Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Disease (CURED) hosted a research symposium on November 22-23, 2013 at Cincinnati Children's Burnet (Main) Campus in the Sabin Auditorium. 

    The conference is to share and gain knowledge in the emerging field of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders (EGID), including eosinophilic esophagitis. This conference is not only for physicians, scientists, nurses, social workers, and medical care team members but also for patients and families. Everyone with a personal or professional interest in EGID is invited. Participants will gain knowledge about the diagnosis, therapy, psycho/social aspects and the science of eosinophilic disorders and CME credit is available. 

    Location: Cincinnati Children's Main Campus, Sabin Auditorium

    Date: November 22-23, 2013

    Learn more about the conference and register online.

    Eosinophilic Avengers

    The Eosinophilic Avengers is the Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders' (CCED) team for the annual Cincinnati Walks for Kids, a great family fundraiser for Cincinnati Children's and the CCED. 

    CCED and CEFC Support Group Meeting

    The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) co-hosts a support group meeting with the Cincinnati Eosinophilic Family Coalition every other month on Wednesday at 6:30 pm. Child care is provided. Come learn and share about these often misunderstood diseases.

    Location: CCHMC Main Campus, Room TBD

    Upcoming Dates: 

    May 2014, TBD

    Eosinophilic Education Class and Lab Tour

    The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) hosts an education class / lab tour combination on select Wednesdays at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm. This 2.5-hour education class and lab tour is for individuals and families who are facing an eosinophilic disorder. A lecture and informal discussion, along with a tour of the research lab, is intended to help explain these disorders and the various approaches to treating them. 

    All members of the family are welcome. RSVP (contact cced@cchmc.org) is appreciated. Come learn about these often misunderstood diseases and see where we research them.

    For further information, please contact cced@cchmc.org.

    The Cincinnati Center Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) hosts an education class / lab tour combination on select Wednesdays at 9:30 am.

    Location (This is the start location so please arrive by 9:15 am at the latest)
    CCHMC Main Campus, C-Building 2nd Floor, Gastrointestinal Clinic 

    Upcoming Dates:  TBD

    National Eosinophilic Awareness Week

    The 8th Annual National Eosinophilic Awareness Week will be May 18 through May 24, 2014. 

    Be on the lookout for special events that week, For example, Cincinnati Children's started to carry allergy-friendly food products by Enjoy Life Foods and Ian's Natural Foods in the main cafeteria for National Eosinophilic Awareness Week in 2012. These companies make foods that are free of the top 8 allergens (wheat, dairy, peanuts, tree nuts, egg, soy, fish, shellfish). 

    Camp CouragEOS

    The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) hosts an annual two-day, one-night camp for children ages 6-12 with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders to round-off National Eosinophilic Awareness Week. 

    The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) hosts an annual two-day, one-night camp for children ages 6-12 with eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders to kick-off National Eosinophilic Awareness Week in May (13-19 for 2012).

    Location: Camp Joy

    Date: TBD

    Interactive Eosinophilic Research Lab Day

    RSVP by emailing Sean Jameson at sean.jameson@cchmc.org.The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED), in collaboration with Cincinnati Eosinophilic Family Coalition (CEFC), hosts an annual laboratory and research interactive workstations tour. This event is an opportunity for you to tour the research labs and to take part in various workstations that our outstanding lab science team are developing for you. This event is open to all ages at no cost to you. Marc E. Rothenberg, MD, PhD, Director of the CCED and physician researcher, will also speak with families about the research that we are doing on eosinophilic disorders.

    Please RSVP for this event by (TBD for 2014). You can RSVP by emailing Melissa Mingler at melissa.mingler@cchmc.org.

    Location: CCHMC Main Campus, Location TBD

    Date: TBD for 2014


 
  • Lab Tours

    Eosinophilic disorder education class for families.

    The Cincinnati Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (CCED) hosts an education class / lab tour combination on select Wednesdays. This education class and lab tour is for individuals and families who are facing an eosinophilic disorder. See the "Eosinophilic Education Class and Lab Tour" folder to the left for more information.