Menachem Rottem holds an M.D. degree. He is the Head of the Allergy Asthma and Immunology Service at the Emek Medical Center, Afula, and a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Rappaport Faculty of Medicine of the Technion in Haifa. As a graduate of the Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School in Jerusalem, Dr. Rottem completed a residency in pediatrics at Hadassah University Medical Center and an allergy immunology fellowship at the Children Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Medical School. He completed a second fellowship in allergy and immunology as a Clinical Associate at the Laboratory of Clinical Investigation (LCI), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He later returned as a visiting scientist to work at the Laboratory of Allergy at the NIAID/NIH. He was an author and a coauthor of over 60 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the field of immunology and allergy and was a recipient of the Wegener Foundation Award for Clinical Research. Dr. Rottem was recently the Chairman of the Israeli Association of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (IAACI). He served as the Chair of the International Assembly of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) and a Member of AAAAI committees including Mast Cell Disorder Task Force, Practice, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics Committee, Sports Medicine Committee, and Immunotherapy and Diagnostics Committee. Dr. Rottem is the Chair of the Sub-Committee on Allergy Prevalence and Migration, World Allergy Organization (WAO), and a Member of the World Allergy Congress (WAC) Scientific Program Committee.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2011