Thomas Silvera,CST


Thomas Silvera holds a degree in Surgical Technology and is currently pursuing his Bachelor'sDegree in Health Education & Sciences. Following this, he is looking to obtain a Master's Degree inPublic Health & Epidemiology.He and his wife, through their grief, created TheElijah-Alavi Foundation in honor of their sonElijah-Alavi who had passed away on November3rd, 2017 due to a food allergen that was given tohim while attending an NYC daycare. As a food allergic parent with another son with food allergies, Thomas has been working to create lasting change in the food allergy community and beyond.Thomas has been working tirelessly to createchange in legislation. He aided in the passingElijah's Law, named after his son Elijah-Alavi Silvera, which was signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo on September 12th, 2019.