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Lectureships

For nearly five decades, members of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology have honored outstanding individuals who have contributed to this field as leaders and teachers by the establishment of Annual Meeting lectureships. The Annual Meeting Program Committee is pleased to announce the lectureships and lectureship speakers for the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting.

The Isil Berat Barlan Memorial Lectureship: Inaugural Year
Lecturer: Jacqueline Pongracic, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 3308: Pathways to the Development of Asthma: Lessons from the Inner City Asthma Consortium
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Convention Center, Level Five, Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom 12  

The Rebecca Buckley Lectureship: 6th year
Lecturer: Tim Halim, PhD
Award presentation at Symposium Session 1806: Innate Lymphoid Cells as Players in Allergic Disease
Friday, March 3, 2017: 4:00 to 5:15 pm
GWCC, Room B314  

The Robert A. Cooke Memorial Lectureship: 55th year
Lecturer: Joerg Kleine-Tebbe, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 3303: Molecular IgE-Diagnostics in Clinical Practice
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Rooms B405-B406

The Jerry Dolovich Memorial Lectureship: 19th year
Lecturer: Claus Bachert, MD PhD
Award presentation at Symposium Session 1808: Biologicals in Chronic Rhinosinusitis
Friday, March 3, 2017: 4:00 to 5:15 pm
GWCC, Room B407  

The Elliot F. Ellis Memorial Lectureship: 19th year
Lecturer: Eugene Bleecker, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 2302: World Allergy Forum: Stratified Medicine and Severe Asthma
Saturday, March 4, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Rooms B312-B313  

The Elliott Middleton Memorial Lectureship: 16th year
Lecturer: Sally Wenzel, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 4101: Using the Immune System to Fight the Immune System: Mechanism of Biologic Immunotherapies
Monday, March 6, 2017: 8:15 to 9:45 am
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1  

The Harold S. Nelson Lectureship: 17th year
Lecturer: Bruce Bender, PhD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 1804: Reshaping Allergy Practice with Emerging Health and Communication Technology Tools
Friday, March 3, 2017: 4:00 to 5:15 pm
GWCC, Rooms B207-B208  

The John E. Salvaggio Memorial Lectureship: 16th year
Lecturer: Peter Heymann, MD
Award presentation at Symposium Session 4302: Immunology of Asthma Phenotypes
Monday, March 6, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Rooms B312-B313  

The Hugh A. Sampson Lectureship in Food Allergy: 2nd year
Lecturer: Paula Busse, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 1807: Clinical Implications of Aging on the Immune System
Friday, March 3, 2017: 4:00 to 5:15 pm
GWCC, Rooms B312-B313  

The Gail G. Shapiro Memorial Lectureship: 11th year
Lecturer: Giselle Mosnaim, MD MS FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 1804: Reshaping Allergy Practice with Emerging Health and Communication Technology Tools
Friday, March 3, 2017: 4:00 to 5:15 pm
GWCC, Rooms B207-B208  

The Robert G. Townley Memorial Lectureship: 3rd year
Lecturer: Wanda Phipatanakul, MD MS FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 3307: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Asthma: Targeting Viruses, Atopy and the Environment
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Rooms B312-B313  

The Burton Zweiman Memorial Lectureship: 17th year
Lecturer: Daniel Jackson, MD
Award presentation at Symposium Session 3307: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Asthma: Targeting Viruses, Atopy and the Environment
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Rooms B312-B313  

AAAAI Foundation: Investing Together in Our Future

The AAAAI Foundation: Investing Together in Our Future lectureships are established to recognize substantial contributions of at least $100,000 to the AAAAI Foundation through collaborative contributions of others or individual contributions honoring an individual or entity. The AAAAI Foundation leadership is proud to announce the lectureships and lectureship speakers for the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting. Additional biographies and photographs are available at the AAAAI Foundation Website.

AAAAI Foundation and I. Leonard Bernstein, MD FAAAAI Memorial Lectureship: Inaugural Year
Lecturer: Amal Assa’ad, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 4307: Emerging and Current Diagnostics and Therapies for Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Monday, March 6, 2017: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom 2  

AAAAI Foundation and Dr. William and Judith H. Busse Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future: 4th year
Lecturer: Leonard Bacharier, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 2101: Severe Asthma Exacerbations: Mechanisms, Sequelae and Management
Saturday, March 4, 2017: 8:15 to 9:45 am
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1

AAAAI Foundation and Donald Y. M. Leung, MD PhD FAAAAI-JACI Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 5th year
Lecturer: Anthony Fauci, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Keynote Session 2701: Emerging and Re-Emerging Infectious Diseases: The Perpetual Challenge
Saturday, March 4, 2017: 3:30 to 4:30 pm
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1  

AAAAI Foundation and Phil and Barbara Lieberman and Friends Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 3rd year
Lecturer: Antonella Cianferoni, MD PhD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 3302: Anaphylaxis Old and New
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 10:45 to 12:00 pm
GWCC, Thomas B. Murphy Ballroom 2  

AAAAI Foundation and Stephen D. Lockey, Jr., MD Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 5th year
Lecturer: Nizar Jarjour, MD
Award presentation at Plenary Session 2101: Severe Asthma Exacerbations: Mechanisms, Sequelae and Management
Saturday, March 4, 2017: 8:15 to 9:45 am
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1  

AAAAI Foundation and Louis M. Mendelson, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future: Inaugural Year
Lecturer: Roland Solensky, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 3101: The New Faces of Drug Allergy
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 8:15 to 9:45 am
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1  

AAAAI Foundation and Anjuli Seth Nayak, MD FAAAAI Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 5th year
Lecturer: Tanya Laidlaw, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 3101: The New Faces of Drug Allergy
Sunday, March 5, 2017: 8:15 to 9:45 am
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1  

AAAAI Foundation and William T. Shearer and Lynn Des Prez Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 3rd year
Lecturer: Hal Hoffman, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 1601: Stories from the AAAAI Foundation
Friday, March 3, 2017: 2:15 to 3:45 pm
GWCC, Exhibit Hall B1