Continued accreditation of the allergy-immunology fellowship program from the ACGME,
with no citations or areas for improvement.
Training 4 fellows, 3 with pediatric backgrounds and 1 with med-peds background. Two
positions are funded by the Department of Pediatrics.
The two fellows graduating in June 2014 passed the ABAI examination on the first attempt.
Provided education to rotating pediatric residents, and to 3rd year students on the
Service as Core Clinical Educator, mentoring small groups for first- and second-year
medical students, director of pediatric physical diagnosis, presented 12 lecture sessions
in immunology to 2nd year students.
Course director, Current Views in Allergy and Immunology, Augusta University Continuing
Offered a Spirituality in Medicine elective for medical students
Allergy-immunology fellows have provided noon conferences for pediatrics, and presented
at Grand Rounds.
Presented a “Beat the Professor” case discussion seminar (with fellows) at the Southeastern
Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Society annual meeting.
Presented abstracts, a symposium lecture, and moderated a plenary session, at the
annual meeting of the ACAAI
Presented an invited lecture at the annual meeting of the AAAAI.
Research and Scholarship
Published 9 peer-reviewed papers, 3 abstracts, 1 book chapter, and 1 book chapter
and 1 book review in press.
Two allergy-immunology fellows had first author peer-reviewed publications.
Co-PI on one NIH grant and co-investigator on 4 other NIH grants.
Submitted as CO-PI a program project grant with direct costs of $6.3 million.
Participated in 4 studies of rheumatologic disease.
Continued allergy-immunology and rheumatology clinics.
Clinical Laboratory Director, Augusta University-MCG. Recent onsite CAP inspection
with no citations.
Chair, Data Safety Monitoring Board for National Institute of Allergy and Infectious
Diseases, Allergy-Immunology Branch.
Member, Data Safety Monitoring Board for National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood
Chair, Continuing Education Committee, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.
Co-Chair of the Joint Board Review Course in Allergy and Immunology.
Director of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology; member of MOC and ethics
Chair of the Residency Review Committee for Allergy and Immunology, ACGME.
Member of Milestone Working Group for Allergy-Immunology, ACGME.
Member of Education Council of World Allergy Organization.
Vice-Chair of the Abstract Review Committee, American College of Allergy, Asthma and
Member of International Committee, Ethics Committee, Annual Program Committee, American
College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.