Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)



Texas has no current or pending stock-epinephrine legislation.

There is no 2014 legislative session. The Texas legislature opens January 8, 2015 and closes March 27, 2015.


ACE Team:

Allen Lieberman, MD of Allergy Asthma Center of Austin
Austin, TX

John Villacis, MD of the Austin Diagnostic Clinic
Austin, TX

Kelli Brooks, RN of Startzville Elementary
Canyon Lake, TX

Amy Bryant, RN of Cedar Hill Independent School District
Cedar Hill, TX

Carol Brandle, RN, BSN, MA of Brentfield Elementary School
Dallas, TX

Van Nguyen, RN, MSN, CPNP, AE-C of Allergy, Asthma, Immunology Department Children’s Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Robert Sugerman, MD of Dallas Allergy Immunology
Dallas, TX

Sam Teel, RN, MSN of Hodge Elementary School and Dee Guay of Paloma Creek Elementary School
Denton, TX and Aubrey, TX

Mary McKenna, RN, BSN of  Georgetown Independent School District
Georgetown, TX

Patricia Shull, RN of Grand Prairie Independent School District
Grand Prairie, TX

Kenneth Kray, MD of Southwest Asthma and Allergy Associates
Houston, TX

Patricia Hayes, LVN of Hutto Independent School District
Hutto, TX

Sylvia Aleman of Bowie Middle School in Irving Independent School District
Irving, TX

Amy Jones, RN of Lucille Nash Intermediate School
Kaufman, TX

Puneet Shroff, MD of Houston Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy
Kingwood, TX

James Jay Herman, MD of Allergy and Asthma Clinic of West Texas
Lubbock, TX

Jane Becker
McKinney, TX

Beth Dittman
Mesquite, TX

Katie Morton of Arapaho Classical Magnet Elementary School
Richardson, TX

Angelica Aguilar, NP
San Antonio, TX

Patricia Dinger, MD of Advanced Allergy Asthma & Immunology Center, PA
San Antonio, TX

Erika Gonzalez-Reyes, MD and M. Celeste Loera, MSN, FNP-BC of Allergy Asthma and Immunology Associates of South Texas
San Antonio, TX

Jonathan Buttram, MD of UTHealthNortheast
Tyler, TX

Mary Ann Garrett of Van High School
Van, TX

Dana Makin of Wharton Junior High School
Wharton, TX


Sample ACE Team Activity:

Dr. Lieberman completed an in-service for teachers and administrative staff at a Montessori preschool in Austin, TX.

Ms. Brandle wrote and distributed a letter to parents of students in a class with a student who has severe peanut allergies.  The letter created awareness and provided parents with appropriate food suggestions to bring to the class, as well as products to avoid.

Van Nguyen delivered “Managing Anaphylaxis in the School Setting” to 200 school nurses in Richardson, TX.

Sam Teel facilitated an ACE presentation to 60 elementary teachers and administrative staff.

Dr. Herman completed an ACE presentation, “Anaphylaxis Awareness and Treatment in School Setting” for 60 school nurses, teachers, and administrative staff.

Dr. Gonzalez-Reyes
ACE Team Spotlight: Food For Thought!

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Anaphylaxis Community Experts is a national, award-winning education, advocacy and outreach partnership program developed and hosted by AANMA and the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, sponsored by Mylan Specialty, LP.



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