Rodney Ford, MD, MB, BS, FRACP
The Surprising Ways Gluten Sensitivity Can Affect a Child's Health
Dr. Rodney Ford M.D. is a pediatrician, gastroenterologist and allergist with more than 30 years of clinical experience. He is director of the Children’s Clinic and the Allergy Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand. Dr. Ford is Associate Professor at the University of Otago, Christchurch School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, and an Accredited Speaker Member of the National Speakers Association of New Zealand.
He is a pediatric expert on chronic health problems, food allergy, respiratory allergy, gluten-sensitivity, celiac disease, and gastrointestinal problems.
Dr. Ford believes there is now enough evidence to demand massive changes to our diet, our farming practices and food manufacturing industry, a view he has put forward in his book “Gluten: ZERO Global”. He predicts that, within another generation, gluten will be rejected by most reputable food processing companies.
Dr. Ford is a professional speaker, and provides nutritional consulting services to organizations. He gives seminars and workshops on the value of excellent nutritional health, food allergy, eczema and “the gluten syndrome”.