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Division Highlights - Allergy, Immunology & Rheumatology

The Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology provides state-of-the-art, evidence-based care for children with asthma, allergies, immunologic disorders, and rheumatologic diseases.

Our basic and clinical research projects are designed to better understand and find more effective treatments for these diseases.

2011 Highlights

  • Anna Huttenlocher, MD, received the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation’s Kellett Mid-Career award, which comes with $60,000.
  • Anna Huttenlocher, MD, and James Gern, MD, were elected to the American Association of Physicians.
  • Daniel Jackson, MD, was awarded $50,000 from the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) for his one-year pilot grant, “Epithelial Cell Allergy – Virus Interactions in Asthma.”
  • Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., MD, was elected to the Biologic Science Tenure Committee. In addition, Daniel Stoltz, a research assistant in his laboratory, received a 2011-2012 UW Hilldale Undergraduate Research Fellowship.
  • Judith Smith, MD, PhD, received a one-year, $75,000 award from the Arthritis National Research Foundation her project, "Excess IL-23 Production and Underlying Biochemical Mechanisms in Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS)." She also received over $41,000 from the UW Graduate School for her project, "The Interaction of IFN-beta and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in Mediating Hepatic Ischemia Reperfusion Injury," and a $10,000 award from the Spondylitis Association of America (SAA).


Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., MD

Professor and Division Chief

Marcus Cohen, MD

Clinical Professor

James E. Gern, MD


Christopher T. Healy, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

Anna Huttenlocher, MD


Daniel J. Jackson, MD

Assistant Professor

Mark H. Moss, MD

Associate Professor

Michael W. Ritter, MD

Associate Professor

Christine M. Seroogy, MD

Associate Professor

Judith A. Smith, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Grant D. Syverson, MD

Assistant Professor


Recent Publications

Grant Support

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Last updated: 01/04/2016
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