Milk Alternatives and How to Assess for Appropriate Use
April 14, 2023 12:15 pm
Raquel Durban, MS, RD, LDN
Raquel Durban, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian specializing in the dietary management of families with food allergies. She received her master
of science degree in nutrition from the University of Maryland and completed a nutrition internship at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
As a recognized authority on the dietary and nutritional management of food allergies, she is a frequently invited speaker at allergy and immunology
conferences and has the pleasure of precepting dietetic interns. Ms. Durban has contributed her expertise to peer-reviewed publications and
continuing education programs.
Ms. Durban is a steering committee member and cochairs the internship program of the International Network of Dietitians and Nutritionists in
Allergy and serves on the Medical Advisory Board of the International Association for Food Protein Enterocolitis. She plays an active role in the
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). She serves on
the organizations’ numerous committees, collaborating with other health care professionals and patient advocacy groups to improve quality of life
and advance understanding for families living with the challenges of food allergies.
From pediatric weight gains and losses to restricted diets for food allergy and disease management, she does not believe there is a one-size-fits- all
answer for success. She will work to find the best balance of meeting nutritional needs with lifestyle demands and ensure collaboration with other
members of the care team.