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Department of Pediatrics

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Post-Graduate Outcomes

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After completion of their fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine, our fellows go on to take positions in academic centers and private Practices across the country.

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Program Years Name Last Employment Status
2018 - 2020 Michelle Joseph, M.D. Allergy & ENT Associates, Houston, Texas
2018 - 2020 Mansi James, D.O. Providence Community Health Center, Providence, R.I.
2018 - 2020    Xuesong Chen, M.D., Ph.D. Academic Medicine
2017 - 2019 Helen Wang, M.D. Houston Methodist, Houston, Texas
2017 - 2019 Jennifer Miller, M.D. Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, Texas
2017 - 2019 Natalia Chaimowitz, M.D., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston TX
2016 - 2018 Chih-Yin Yeh, M.D. Omni Allergy Immunology & Asthma, Atlanta, Ga.
2016 - 2018 Zachary Marshall, M.D. Texas Regional Asthma and Allergy Center, Keller, Texas
2015 - 2017 Dipika Patel, M.D. Cook County Health, John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
2015 - 2017 An Nguyen, M.D. Vital Allergy & Asthma Center, Houston, Texas
2015 - 2017 Maya Gharfeh, M.D. Allergy & Asthma Care of Waco, Woodway, Texas
2014 - 2016 Evan Li, M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
2014 - 2016 Atoosa Kourosh, M.D., M.P.H. Village Medicine, Seattle, Wash.
2014 - 2016 Kwei Akuete, M.D., M.P.H. Cleveland, Ohio
2013 - 2015 Shuya Wu, M.D., Ph.D. Lexington Clinic, Lexington, Ky.
2013 - 2015 Karen Tuano, M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas
2013 - 2015 Qurat Kamili, M.D. Allergy Partners of Dallas-Fort Worth
2013 - 2015 Sana Hasan, M.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

 

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Jintanat Ananworanich, M.D., Ph.D.

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Dr. Ananworanich graduated from the Baylor Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Training Program in 1999 and subspecialty training in clinical and laboratory immunology with Dr. Shearer in 2000. She has been engaged in HIV clinical research trials since then in Bangkok, Thailand as the clinical trials coordinator for HIV-NAT (Netherlands, Australia, Thailand). She has academic appointments as associate professor of medicine, University of Hawaii (Bangkok), lecturer, Department of Medicine and Pediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, and chief of the South East Asia Research Collaboration with Hawaii (SEARCH), Bangkok. She has made full professor at the University of Amsterdam where she received a Ph.D. in HIV Research.

Dr. Ananworanich has published 120 peer-reviewed articles and more than 25 chapters/reviewer articles. She directs the HIV training program at SEARCH and has provided intensive training to physicians from South East Asia. She has mentored international trainees from the United States., the Netherlands and Australia. Moreover, Dr. Ananworanich has mentored nine Ph.D. students.

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John Andrew Bird, M.D.

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Dr. Bird completed his pediatric residency training in 2006 and received his training in allergy and immunology in 2008, both at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. He is the clinical director of the Food Allergy Center at Children’s Medical Center and assistant professor of pediatrics at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

He studied food allergy at Duke University Medical Center before establishing his own food allergy center in Dallas.

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Carla M. Davis, M.D.

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Dr. Davis completed her residency and fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine. She has an academic appointment as assistant professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Her work is focused on improving the quality of life for infants, children and adolescents with food allergies. She is dedicated to providing these patients and their families with unparalleled, personalized, family-centered care. She is ultimately dedicated to finding causes and cures for food allergies and food allergy related diseases.

In 2009, her interest in the diagnosis and treatment of food allergic disease and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) increased and she established a clinic dedicated to the treatment of eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGID) at Texas Children’s Hospital in collaboration with the Section of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. This multi-disciplinary clinic with an allergist, gastroenterologist and dietician extensively evaluates patients for food allergies and is equipped with a dedicated dietitian to offer nutrition support.

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I. Celine Hanson, M.D.

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Dr. Hanson has an interest in primary immune deficiency disorders (PIDD) including T and B cell disorders and white blood cell immune dyscrasias. She is an active collaborator in the stem cell transplantation of children with PIDD at Texas Children’s Hospital and a co-investigator in the NIH funded Primary Immune Deficiency Transplant Consortium study of transplant outcomes in U.S. patients with SCID. Other clinical interests include elucidation of genetic mutations that impact PIDD and implementation of curative care plans for affected individuals. She has worked for and with federal and State public health agencies to bring population based services and screening options to both primary (SCID) and secondary immune deficiency disorders in Texas.

As clinical chief for the Allergy and Immunology Service, she works with provider and nursing staff to sustain a premier care center for children with allergic and immune disorders that allows for provision of excellent and efficient medical delivery at all Texas Children’s Hospital campuses.

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Lenora M. Noroski, M.D., M.P.H.

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Dr. Noroski graduated from the Baylor Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Training Program in 1998 and received her MPH degree in Health Promotion/Education and Behavioral Sciences in 2009. She is a Fulbright & Jaworski faculty scholar in educational leadership and serves as associate program director for the Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program. She oversees the educational curriculum for the fellows and rotators, teaches immunology to all levels of trainees, and has mentored trainees and patients in creating and publishing innovative educational and clinical research projects.

She is dedicated to underserved communities, the study of diversity in immunity and human populations, the understanding of the attitudes and beliefs of her patients as they deal with their chronic illnesses and to the success of trainees in allergy and immunology.

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Niraj C. Patel, M.D.

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Dr. Patel is a certified specialist in allergy and immunology and pediatric infectious diseases. He is director of the Immunology Clinic at Levine Children’s Specialty Center and a faculty member in the network of the University of North Carolina at the Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte, North Carolina.

His special interests are: antimicrobial treatment failures, chronic and recurring infections, congenital infections, fevers: recurrent, persistent or unexplained, HIV exposure, HIV infection, infection from multi-resistant organisms, persistent viral infections, serious or life-threatening infections, severe viral infections and suspected immunodeficiencies.