Sam Mehr

The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Australia

Sam Mehr serves as a Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist and Immunopathologist at the Children’s Hospital Westmead, Sydney, Australia. He currently serves as a Clinical Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist and as a Consultant Immunopathologist. He has clinical experience as a Pediatric Allergist/Immunologist in the diagnosis and management of children with atopic disorders. His interests in allergy have been focussed on pediatric anaphylaxis, non-IgE-mediated gut food allergy, and management of food allergy in children. He has published 25 peer-reviewed papers on various topics of pediatric allergy and immunodeficiency. He serves currently as the Chief Investigator of two trials conducted through the Australian Pediatric Surveillance Unit (food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome and cryopyrin-associated periodic syndromes in Australia). Along with Professor Dianne Campbell, he serves as a Coleader of the ASCIA Pediatric Food Allergy Challenge Project, which is establishing an Australasia-wide database of standardized food challenge outcomes across Australasian allergy centers. His current appointments include being a Chair of the Education Committee of the Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA), a Member of the Pediatric Subcommittee of ASCIA, New South Wales representative of ASCIA, a Subeditor of Journal of Pediatrics and Child health, and a Member of the medical advisory board for Australian support network for eosinophilic esophagitis and related disorders.

Biography Updated on 28 August 2011

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