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AAAAI Annual Meeting / WAC 2018

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 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress.

The Isil Berat Barlan Memorial Lectureship: 2nd year
Lecturer: Marcus Maurer, MD
Award presentation at Symposium Session 2302: World Allergy Forum: New Approaches for the Optimal Management of Angioedema
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Convention Center, S310GH  

The Rebecca Buckley Lectureship: 7th year
Lecturer: Raif S. Geha, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 2307: The Atopic March: What Have We Learned from the Natural History of Atopic Diseases
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 2, S230EF

The Robert A. Cooke Memorial Lectureship: 56th year
Lecturer: Stephen R. Durham, MA MD FRCP
Award presentation at Symposium Session 4305: Advances in Aeroallergen Immunotherapy on Monday, March 5, 2018: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 3, S330GH

The Elliot F. Ellis Memorial Lectureship: 20th year
Lecturer: John Oppenheimer, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 1803: The Evolution of Practice Parameters: What You Need to Know to Interpret Guidelines in 2018
Friday, March 2, 2018: 4:00 to 5:15 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 2, S230EF

The Hugh A. Sampson Lectureship in Food Allergy: 3rd year
Lecturer: Emma Guttman-Yassky, MD PhD
Award presentation at Symposium Session 3305: New Developments in Atopic Dermatitis and Implications for the Atopic March
Sunday, March 4, 2018: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 3, S320CD

The Robert G. Townley Memorial Lectureship: 4th year
Lecturer: Avraham Beigelman, MD MSCI FAAAAI
Award presentation at Symposium Session 2306: NHLBI’s AsthmaNet Clinical Trial Results 2018
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 10:45 am to 12:00 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 3, S330GH

 

AAAAI Foundation Named Lectureships Named Lectureships

AAAAI Foundation Named 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 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress. Biographies and photographs are available at annualmeeting.aaaai.org. For further information please click on the lectureship titles below.

AAAAI Foundation and I. Leonard Bernstein, MD FAAAAI Memorial Lectureship: 2nd year
Lecturer: David B. Peden, MD MS FAAAAI
Award presentation at Presidential Plenary Session 1601: Environmental Impacts on Asthma: Biology to Intervention
Friday, March 2, 2018: 2:15 to 3:45 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Dr. William and Judith H. Busse Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future: 5th year
Lecturer: Linda S. Birnbaum, PhD DABT ATS
Award presentation at Keynote Session 2701: Global Environmental Change and Our Health
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 3:30 to 4:30 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Bettina C. Hilman, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Inaugural year
Lecturer: Stacie M. Jones, MD
Award presentation at Plenary Session 4101: Cutting Edge-Food Allergy Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Therapy
Monday, March 5, 2018: 8:15 to 9:45 am
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Phillip E. Korenblat, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future: Inaugural year
Lecturer: Nelson Augusto Rosario, MD PhD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 2101: Asthma and Allergic Disorders in an Environment of Continuous Climate Change
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 8:15 to 9:45 am
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Donald Y. M. Leung, MD PhD FAAAAI-JACI Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 6th year
Lecturer: Jill A. Poole, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 3101: Environmental Influences on Innate Immunity-Insights and Mechanisms
Sunday, March 4, 2018: 8:15 to 9:45 am
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Phil and Barbara Lieberman and Friends Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 4th year
Lecturer: Isabella Annesi-Maesano, MD PhD DSc
Award presentation at Plenary Session 2101: Asthma and Allergic Disorders in an Environment of Continuous Climate Change
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 8:15 to 9:45 am
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Louis Mendelson Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future: 2nd year
Lecturer: Gennaro D'Amato, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Plenary Session 2101: Asthma and Allergic Disorders in an Environment of Continuous Climate Change
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 8:15 to 9:45 am
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Gary S. Rachelefsky, MD FAAAAI Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future: Inaugural year
Lecturer: Elizabeth Matsui, MD MHS
Award presentation at Presidential Plenary Session 1601: Environmental Impacts on Asthma: Biology to Intervention
Friday, March 2, 2018: 2:15 to 3:45 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and William T. Shearer and Lynn Des Prez Lecture: Investing Together in Our Future: 4th year
Lecturer: Talal A. Chatila, MD MSc
Award presentation at Plenary Session 4101: Cutting Edge-Food Allergy Pathogenesis, Diagnosis and Therapy
Monday, March 5, 2018: 8:15 to 9:45 am
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1

AAAAI Foundation and Sheldon L. Spector, MD FAAAAI Memorial Lectureship: Inaugural Year
Lecturer: Rachel L. Miller, MD FAAAAI
Award presentation at Presidential Plenary 1601: Environmental Impacts on Asthma: Biology to Intervention
Friday, March 2, 2018: 2:15 to 3:45 pm
Convention Center, South Concourse, Level 1, South Hall A1