Mary Morris, MD, Medical Advisor
Dr. Mary Morris, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School, is a partner in Allergy Associates of La Crosse, and is a founder and owner of Allergychoices. Based on her years of clinical experience in treating patients using sublingual immunotherapy, Dr. Morris became compelled to find ways to improve access for allergy sufferers who went untreated. As a result, she has been integral to bringing increased attention and acceptance for sublingual immunotherapy in the medical and research communities. She is active in numerous studies with leading research institutions in further validating the science behind sublingual immunotherapy. Dr. Morris is board certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians.
Michael Kachel, RPh, Director of Pharmacy
Mr. Kachel is a licensed pharmacist and the Director of Allergychoices Pharmacy and Clinical Services, providing pharmacy services and support to allergists implementing the La Crosse Method™ protocol. A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, he has more than 25 years of compounding experience with one of the country’s largest multi-specialty group practices and is a clinical instructor of the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
Anne Hendrickson, Vice President of Operations/Marketing Communications
Ms. Hendrickson has more than 25 years experience in leading brand development, regional and national marketing and advertising strategies, and integrated communications programs. She led strategy and multi-channel campaign development for some of the country’s leading brands in her role at a national marketing firm, has extensive experience in the healthcare and non-profit sectors, and was instrumental in the launch of Allergychoices in 2004 and its continued growth today. In addition, Ms. Hendrickson leads Allergychoices operations, driving new innovations that create best-in-class patient and provider experience and organizational effectiveness.
Jeff Kessler, MBA, FACHE, President and Director
In addition to serving as President and director of Allergychoices, Mr. Kessler has been the Practice Executive of Allergy Associates of La Crosse for more than a decade. He brings unique expertise in healthcare administration and new product development from his many years of working in healthcare. Mr. Kessler earned the credential FACHE, as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives in 2011.
Jim Killoran, Director
As one of the founders and owners, Mr. Killoran provides leadership in strategic development and serves as Vice President of Allergychoices Board of Directors. His entrepreneurial spirit has been a guiding force for the launch and growth of Allergychoices as the premier educational resource on sublingual immunotherapy. He has extensive business development, marketing, and management expertise that has been instrumental in helping practices expand their treatment options for the benefit of patients across the country.
Mark Allen, PharmD
Mr. Allen provides pharmacy support to doctors around the country who use the La Crosse Method Protocol for allergy treatment. He graduated from the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy served as a pharmacist in the United States Air Force. Playing an active role in the Allergychoices Pharmacy, Mr. Allen holds pharmacist licenses throughout the U.S.