John Lee, MD is the website designer/programmer for AllergyHome. He is also a pediatric allergist. Since completing his allergy and immunology fellowship, he continues to see children with allergies and is involved in training current allergy/immunology fellows. He has conducted research in the field of immune deficiency syndromes studying the mechanisms of immune regulation. He also has an interest in treating eosinophilic esophagitis, an allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus.
Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc is the content provider for AllergyHome. He works as a pediatric allergist for Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates and is a food allergy educator and advocate. Dr. Pistiner is a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics where he is a member of the Council of School Health and Section of Allergy & Immunology, and a member of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology where he is a member of the Adverse Reaction to Food Committee. He serves as a voluntary consultant for the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, School Health Services and also serves on a team assembled to implement a law designed to increase food allergy awareness in Massachusetts eating establishments. He is chair of the Medical Advisory Team for Kids with Food Allergies Foundation, and serves on the board of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, New England Chapter. He is the recipient of awards from the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network in 2009 and 2010, as well as the American Medical Association Young Physician Section Community Service Award (2010) for his work on the Food Allergy Awareness in Restaurants Act. Additionally, he is the author of Everyday Cool With Food Allergies, a children’s book designed to teach basic food allergy management skills to preschool and early school age children.