Speaker: James E. Gern, MD

Event Date: 5/3/2017

Event Times: 12:05pm-1:00pm

Location: Froehlke Auditorium

James E. Gern, MD, FAAAAI is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. Dr. Gern graduated with a BS in Chemistry from the University of Florida in 1978, and an MD degree from the University of South Florida in 1981. He completed pediatrics training at the State University of New York in Syracuse and at Tufts University in Boston. After serving in the US Navy for three years, he completed an Allergy/Immunology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University in 1992, and then joined the faculty at the UW-Madison.  He is currently the Chief of the Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology Division, and the Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Gern is the PI for the Asthma and Allergic Disease Cooperative Research Center and the NIH-funded Allergy/Immunology Research Training Program at the University of Wisconsin. He leads two birth cohort studies, including studies in found US inner cities and the Wisconsin Infant Study Cohort (WISC) study here in Marshfield, to identify the origins of childhood asthma. He also leads the Children’s Respiratory Research and the Environment Workgroup (CREW), a consortium of 12 asthma birth cohorts funded by the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) program.

*This presentation will be available for viewing online at your convenience via Marshfield Clinic’s MediaSite:  http://mediasite.mfldclin.edu/Mediasite/Play/8f3b385a93414b678fbd0ce28de4be621d


Light lunch will be offered at 11:45 a.m.
RSVP is appreciated to assist with ordering adequate food

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