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Allergists on Flight Home from Annual Meeting Help Passenger During Medical Emergency

On a flight from Atlanta to Houston, a passenger had a medical emergency and fell unconscious. Fortunately for that passenger, there were up to two dozen medical doctors on the flight; many of which were leaving the AAAAI Annual Meeting.
News Briefs
Read the AAAAI/ACAAI Joint Statement on Proposed Budget Cuts to the NIH
The AAAAI and ACAAI are gravely concerned about the impact President Trump’s proposed budget will have on the future of medical research. Read more »
Get Advice on How to Tackle Biologics in Your Practice
While biologics can be beneficial to your patients, they can result in a big headache for your practice. See how you can learn more at the 2017 AAAAI Practice Management Workshop. Read more »
Claim Your Credits from the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting
Thanks for joining the AAAAI at the 2017 Annual Meeting. Find out how you can claim your CME credits. Read more »
Web Tips

Natural and Conventional Medicine: A New Way for Members to See if They Mix

As an added benefit, AAAAI members have access to the Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database (NMCD), an evidence-based leader on complementary, alternative and integrative therapies. The NMCD allows physicians to quickly cross reference alternative and more conventional medicine to see how they react together.

Click here to access the NMCD. You must be logged in to aaaai.org to access the page. You do not have to create an account to use the NMCD unless you want to take advantage of educational opportunities.

From the President

Dear Colleagues,

I am honored to begin my term as your 2017-2018 AAAAI President. Considering our organization is now comprised of over 7,000 members, I realize not everyone knows me personally.

I was born June 28, 1958, in Clinton, Indiana. My family moved to Modesto, California in 1962 and we lived there until we relocated to South Charleston, West Virginia in 1970. I attended West Virginia University from 1976 to 1987 where I earned my BA, MD and MS degrees. From there I headed to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to complete my allergy/immunology fellowship. Then it was on to the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill which has been my home since 1992. I am currently the Andrews Professor of Pediatrics, Senior Associate Dean for Translational Research, and Director of the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology and the Center for Environmental Medicine, Asthma and Lung Biology...