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Allergist to speak at Westport Sunrise Rotary

Published 4:53 pm, Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Dr. Mitchell R. Lester, an allergist and immunologist, will speak about common misconceptions about allergies at the Westport Sunrise Rotary breakfast meeting on Friday, Aug. 8, at 7:30 a.m. at Bobby Q's Restaurant, 42 Main St.

A Westport resident, Lester is a physician with the Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates practice, with offices in Norwalk, Stamford and Greenwich. He received his medical degree and completed his internship and residency in pediatrics from Brown University and Brown University affiliated hospitals. He completed a fellowship at the National Jewish Center for Immunology and Respiratory Medicine in Denver, and is the former clinical director of the Division of Immunology, and director of the Pediatric Asthma Center at Children's Hospital in Boston.

A member of the executive committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Allergy/Immunology, Lester is also president-elect of the New England Society of Allergy.

Guests are welcome. There is a $12 fee, which includes a breakfast buffet.

For information, visit www.westportsunriserotary.com; contact Ron Holtz at 203-364-2658 or ronaldholtz@gmail.com; or attend a club meeting any Friday at 7:30 a.m.