The International FPIES Association (I-FPIES) is pleased to announce that Mary Jane Marchisotto, a widely recognized figure in the food allergy community, will be providing advisory services to the organization. Her focus will be expanding I-FPIES research initiatives and guiding the growth and position of I-FPIES as a global leader in advancing food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) and the issues surrounding this condition.
Mary Jane Marchisotto is currently the founder and principal of MJM Advisory, LLC, a consultancy that serves the food allergy community by advancing patient-centered research, education, and advocacy. In her prior role, she served for ten years as the Senior Vice President, Research and International, at Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE). While at FARE, Ms. Marchisotto directed the research grant program and partnered with leading food allergy researchers on innovative studies in the areas of food allergy prevention, prevalence, quality of life, and treatment.
She also serves as the current Chair of the Patient Organization Committee of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and served as a member of the Adverse Reactions Committee of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) and the Sharing Clinical Trial Data Action Collaborative of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. In addition, Ms. Marchisotto is a frequent speaker at international academic and industry conferences and has co-authored several peer-reviewed journal articles related to food allergy.
“Fallon’s tireless work on behalf of patients and their families at I-FPIES, as well as on the Adverse Reactions Committee at AAAAI, on EAACI’s Patient Organization Committee, and on FARE’s International Alliance, has impressed me greatly over the years,” said Marchisotto. “I look forward to collaborating with her, and others at I-FPIES, as the organization enters the next phase of its exciting growth.”
“I-FPIES is honored to have the expertise that Ms. Marchisotto brings to the organization,” noted
I-FPIES Founder and President Fallon Matney. “She has made significant contributions to the food allergy community and has long advocated for patients on a global level. We are excited to have her guidance and leadership as I-FPIES continues to grow and expand.”
Founded in 2011, I-FPIES is a non-profit organization dedicated to patients and families coping with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), a non-IgE, gastrointestinal form of food allergy. I-FPIES seeks to increase awareness by providing educational resources, support services, advocacy, and the development of groundbreaking research through partnership with the medical community.
To learn more about the International FPIES Association and FPIES, visit www.fpies.org.