Just a quick reminder to follow up on this post, but with more details.
The Portland Metro GIG will be hosting Dr. Stephen Wangen, author of Healthier Without Wheat: A New Understanding of Wheat Allergies, Celiac Disease, and Non-Celiac Gluten Intolerance at their March meeting. He will be speaking about his book and will be available for book signings after the meeting. Here is more information on this book (on Amazon). Dr. Wangen will also be speaking at the Eugene and Salem GIG meetings that same week. Here are the details:
- Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 6:30 PM. Eugene GIG, monthly meeting held at the Lakewood Clubhouse, 1800 Lakewood Court, Eugene, Oregon. Contact: Diane Connely, firstname.lastname@example.org or 541-343-0459
- Friday, March 12, 6:30 PM. Salem and McMinnville GIGs, dinner and presentation at Marco Polo restaurant in downtown Salem, Oregon. Dinner included, $15 per person. Reservations and pre-payment required. Contact: Kristen Klay, email@example.com or 503.581.3884 or Becky Crooke, firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-393-2043
- Saturday, March 13, 10 AM to 12 PM. Portland GIG meeting at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, Oregon, Room 1075. Contact: Lisa Shaver, email@example.com or 503.222.1315
Dr. Stephen Wangen is a state licensed and board certified physician, with a degree in Naturopathic Medicine from Bastyr University. Dr. Wangen specializes in digestive disorders and food allergies and has first-hand experience with food sensitivities, having himself been diagnosed with gluten intolerance and a dairy allergy. Dr. Wangen is co-founder and Chief Medical Officer of the IBS Treatment Center in Seattle. Dr. Wangen serves on the Board of Directors for the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America, and is the Research Director for the Innate Health Foundation. Dr. Wangen has written two books: Healthier Without Wheat (2009) and The Irritable Bowel Syndrome Solution (2006). Dr. Wangen travels nationally speaking about these and related topics.