What You Need to Know in the World of Allergies “Your Health” Community Education Program on – Tonight, April 24th @ 7 PM on ARTN

What You Need to Know in the World of Allergies
Discussion with Krikor Manoukian, MD

President of AllergyDox, HeyAllergy, Los Angeles Food Allergy Institute
Associate Clinical Professor of Allergy & Immunology at the University of California Irvine

Dr. Manoukian is an Associate Clinical Professor of Allergy & Immunology at the University of California Irvine (UC Irvine) and is the founder of AllergyDox, HeyAllergy, and Los Angeles Food Allergy Institute, where he strives to provide quality and effective care for patients suffering from various allergies, asthma, and immunodeficiencies. Dr. Manoukian received a dual Bachelor in Arts Degree (B.A.) in Biology and Economics from the University of Southern California (USC), a Medical Degree from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), completed residency in Internal Medicine from Kaiser Los Angeles (a UCLA affiliated hospital), and fellowship in Allergy/Immunology from UCI. Dr. Manoukian’s research interests include but are not limited to Asthma, Food & Drug Allergies, and Contact Dermatitis. His academic achievements include publications and presentations at major conferences or seminars. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Adult and Pediatric Allergy and Immunology.

Dr. Vicken Sepilian is a Reproductive Medicine specialist and is the founder and director of American Fertility Specialists Medical Group. He is double board-certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, as well as Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Sepilian has been an active member of the Armenian American Medical Society (AAMS), holding multiple leadership positions, including serving as the President from 2009 to 2013. Dr. Sepilian served as the Chairman of the 11th Armenian Medical World Congress and currently is the President of the Armenian Medical International Committee(AMIC), a nonprofit organization with chapters all over the world, with the aim of coordinating global efforts in improving healthcare in Armenia. Passionate about community education, in 2008, Dr. Sepilian launched the “Your Health” educational TV program aimed at sharing with the community the latest and most important healthcare topics. Since 2008, the show has been making house calls to tens of thousands of viewers, helping educate them on preventative care and healthy lifestyles. In 2010, Dr. Sepilian, alongside other civic leaders and the former Mayor of the City of Glendale, co-founded the Glendale Health Festival. Dr. Sepilian worked closely with city and state officials and local hospitals to organize this large-scale event with the aim of improving the health of the community. Dr. Sepilian is a strong believer that success and wealth are measured by life’s experiences and human interactions and that true happiness and purpose are achieved by giving. Cherished memories include debates about life and death with Dr. Jack Kevorkian, delivering pens to students in villages in Sri Lanka, and teaching chess to orphans in Nepal.