Bio: Harriet Spitzer-Picker is a Certified Asthma Educator (AE-C). In 2001, she left teaching in a New York City classroom to combine her three most important interests in life: teaching, asthma, and drama. Harriet wrote the Asthma Basics curriculum for the New York City Department of Health. She is a member of the Schools Committee of the New York City Asthma Partnership. Besides having asthma herself, Harriet is the mother of two young boys who have food allergies and asthma. Harriet also works at a day camp as the food allergy specialist.