Education and Training

Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital & UCLA hospitals UCLA School of Medicine

  • Subspecialty Fellowship in Adult & Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

Wadsworth Veterans Hospital, West Los Angeles UCLA School of Medicine

  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency

New York Medical College

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.)

Yale University

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with minor in Classical Literature

Board Certification

  • American Board of Allergy & Immunology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Societies and Teaching Appointments

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine
  • Full-time Clinical and Research Faculty member at Wadsworth Veterans Administration Hospital & UCLA Hospital (1983 – 1984)
  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
  • Clinical Instructor in the Division of Allergy & Immunology (1990 – 2000)
  • Fellow, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI)
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI)
  • Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology (LASAACI)
  • Joint Council of Allergy & Immunology

Lectures, Research, and Publications

  • Authored original research publications on allergic triggers in asthma and diagnostic tools in the evaluation of asthma (Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology).
  • Book chapter on "Drug Allergies" (Practical Allergy and Immunology)
  • Hospital-based, community-oriented, and school-based lecture series: asthma, nasal allergies, recurrent sinus infections, food allergies, drug sensitivities, managing asthma in the home.


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