Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
The Division of Allergy and Immunology in the Department of Internal Medicine (IM) was founded in 1979, and in 2003 the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology in Pediatrics was created. While administratively separate, the two Allergy and Immunology division function as one, blending teaching, clinical, and research under the direction of Rebecca Gruchalla, M.D., Ph.D.
Excellence in Patient Care
Patient care and clinical activities are based at the Asthma and Allergy and Immunology Clinics at Children’s Medical Center, Parkland Memorial Hospital, and the James W. Aston Ambulatory Care Center, where division faculty provide comprehensive evaluation, diagnostic, and management services for children and adults, respectively, with allergy, asthma, and immunological disorders.
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Leadership in Research
Faculty members participate in both clinical and basic science research efforts. As both a clinical and mechanistic site in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Inner City Asthma Consortium (ICAC), the Division continues to expand research efforts in pediatric asthma. It also collaborate with various basic scientists on campus
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Education of Future Leaders
The Division has one of only 71 ACGME-accredited programs for fellowship training in allergy and immunology. Division faculty also provide the major instruction to pediatric and internal medicine residents in the evaluation and management of children and adults with allergic diseases, asthma, and immunodeficiency diseases.
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