Our Mission

To improve awareness of and
access to evidence-based,
life-changing treatment for
patients with food allergy,
through educational initiatives,
community outreach,
and financial assistance.

A Brief Introduction to KFAF

Food Allergy Introduction
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PUBLICATIONS

  • Educational initiatives:
    • Publication of educational literature (books, pamphlets, brochures)

 

VIDEO LIBRARY

  • Educational initiatives:
    • Development of a publicly accessible video lecture library

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

  • Seminars for school staff and students
  • Participation in health fairs
  • Strategic partnerships with local healthcare organizations

EVENTS

  • Book Talks
  • Family Fun Fest Fundraiser (2019)

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

  • Provision of need-based grants for patients lacking insurance coverage for food allergy treatment
Executive Director

SAKINA BAJOWALA, MD

Dr. Bajowala is the founder of the Kaneland Food Allergy Foundation, and is responsible for the day to day management of the foundation’s activities. She is a board-certified adult & pediatric allergist/immunologist, with specialization in the evaluation and management of life-threatening food allergies. In addition to her full-time role as the Medical Director of Kaneland Allergy & Asthma Center, she is also the #1 Best-Selling author of “The Food Allergy Fix: an Integrative and Evidence-Based Approach to Food Allergen Desensitization”.
Chairman of the Board

MANSOOR BAJOWALA

Mansoor Bajowala brings to the Kaneland Food Allergy Foundation nearly two decades of operational management experience. He is currently Vice President of Professional Services at Omnitracs. Mansoor has a special interest in leveraging technology to modernize healthcare delivery. As Chairman, his role is to ensure that KFAF’s activities continue to honor its mission, and that the foundation has long-term sustainability.
Board Member

DAWN WRONA EBY

Dawn Eby has over 20 years of experience as an attorney, with litigation experience in the sectors of healthcare, finance, labor, liability, and real estate. She is currently Senior Counsel at Jones, Lemon & Graham LLP. Prior to her legal career, Dawn was a computer software engineer. Dawn is very involved in her local community. In addition to serving on the board of KFAF, Dawn is also on the Board of Commissioners of the Sugar Grove Park District. As the mother of children with food allergies, Dawn has a keen interest in promoting food allergy treatment awareness.
Secretary

NADIA KHAMBATI, RD

Nadia Khambati is a Registered and Licensed Dietician and Certified Lifestyle Educator with over 15 years of clinical experience. She brings an integrative approach to nutrition in her practice at the North Shore University Health System. As the mother of a child with peanut allergy, she understand first-hand the struggles of the “food allergy lifestyle”, and is pleased to bring her skillset and insight to KFAF as a member of our board.

Get In Touch

Please feel free to reach out for more information about the foundation's activities, and to see how you can help!

1715 Hannaford Dr.
Sugar Grove, IL
60554

Phone: 773-960-4730