Vanessa Weisbrod is the executive director of the Celiac Disease Program. In this role, she develops innovative approaches to education that methodically allow families to successfully adapt to the gluten-free diet. Some examples include producing a series of cooking and nutrition videos, hosting a bi-monthly podcast and managing live and web-based educational forums. Ms. Weisbrod earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the George Washington University and a Culinary Arts degree from the Institute of Culinary Education. She is a board-certified nutritionist and holds additional certificates in the practical applications of food allergy guidelines and nutritional analysis for federal school breakfast and lunch programs. Contact her at 202-476-3032.