Robert Wood, MD
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Robert A. Wood, MD is Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Director of the Johns Hopkins Pediatric Clinical Research Unit, and Professor of International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.  After receiving his medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, he completed his residency in pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University, where he also served as chief resident in pediatrics and completed his allergy and immunology fellowship.  He joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins in 1988 and became division chief in 2005.  Dr. Wood is recognized internationally as an expert in both food allergy and childhood asthma and is a principal investigator in both the Consortium of Food Allergy Research, for which he is PI of the Leadership Center as well as the Johns Hopkins clinical site, and the Inner City Asthma Consortium. His current research focuses on novel treatment approaches for both food allergy and asthma, for which he is currently principal investigator for over 20 ongoing studies.  He has published over 250 manuscripts and book chapters, as well as four books.  He has served on numerous editorial boards and is currently the Associate Editor for food allergy for the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.  He is President Elect of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and has served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology, the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Pediatrics.