Allergies and Anaphylaxis in Dentistry

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Dr Peter Norton BDS (Adel)

Peter graduated from the University of Adelaide in 2004. He works in private practice in rural and metropolitan New South Wales, with particular interest in preventive and restorative dentistry. Peter is a regular host, interviewer and moderator for digital CPD events, and is a Clinical Media Advisor and Committee Consultant to the Australian Dental Association.

Prof. Connie Katelaris

Dr Katelaris is Professor, Immunology & Allergy, University of Western Sydney, Head of Unit and Senior Staff Specialist at Campbelltown Hospital. She is a past president of the  Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and the Asian Pacific Association of Allergology, Asthma and Clinical Immunology and has held executive positions on the World Allergy Organisation Board. She has been an inaugural member of the ANZAAG. She has published and presented work on this aspect of drug allergy at numerous meetings.

Dr Michael Walker

Dr Walker teaches intravenous sedation & resuscitation to the post-graduate students in the Diploma in Conscious Sedation at the University of Sydney. He holds an advanced life support certificate, Level 2 for Resuscitation & its training, one of only three dentists in N.S.W. to do so. This certificate is normally only attained by anaesthetists & medical graduates looking to provide & teach advanced life support at the highest level.

Maria Said

 Maria Said has been a member of Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) since 1993, and she became national President of the organisation in 1999.  Maria is an associate member of the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and holds a position on several working parties. She has co-authored several publications in medical and food industry journals. Maria is a committee member of international organisations with a focus on allergic disease and has presented at several US and European medical and food industry meetings.