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Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology

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Welcome from the Interim Chief

Jennifer Anolik, MD, PhDWelcome to the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology (AIR). This Division has a long history of providing excellence in patient care, medical research, and education that dates back to the 1950’s. Our current faculty and staff are not only committed to carrying on this tradition but are also recognized nationally as leaders in their field.

We provide timely, comprehensive, individualized, state-of-the-art medical care to patients with musculoskeletal, autoimmune, and allergic diseases. We act as advocates for our patients and seek to improve treatments outcomes and quality of life.

Our faculty perform cutting edge investigation in basic science and translational research as we seek to expand our understanding of the mechanisms that underlie inflammatory, allergic and autoimmune disorders, with the goal of developing more effective and less toxic treatments.

We are also committed to educating the next generation of Allergists/Immunologists and Rheumatologists. Being a combined division with close ties to Pediatrics as well as many other Departments in the Medical Center including Orthopedics, Dermatology and others offers our fellows numerous unique opportunities.

Jennifer Anolik, M.D., Ph.D.
Interim Division Chief
Associate Chair of Research, Department of Medicine

Upcoming Speakers and Events

AIR/Derm Grand Rounds

“Clinical Research in Systemic Sclerosis”

Monique Hinchcliff, MD, MS
Director of Clinical and Translational Research for Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
Yale School of Medicine

March 30, 2023

Allergy/Immunology Grand Rounds

Johanna Smeekens, PhD
Assistant Professor, Allergy Immunology
UNC at Chapel Hill

April 6, 2023

AIR Grand Rounds

“Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency”

Timothy Craig, PhD
PENN State College of Medicine

April 13, 2023

Allergy/Immunology Grand Rounds

Sarita Patil, MD
Assistant Professor, Allergy Immunology
Harvard Medical School

May 4, 2023

AIR/Dermatology Grand Rounds

Johann Gudjonsson, MD, PhD
Associate Professor, Dermatology
University of Michigan Medical School

April 13, 2023

Recent News

February 17, 2023
Dr. Allen Anandarajah Publishes Article on Importance of Participation of Minorities in Clinical Trials

February 17, 2023
Drs. Rosario and Stern Publish Findings on Penicillin Allergy Delabeling

January 17, 2023
Drs. Long, Kleiner and Looney Publish Review of Immune Dysregulation

All News »

Make an Appointment

Allergy & Immunology: (585) 486-0930

Rheumatology: (585) 486-0901


The John Leddy Fellowship Research Grants Established and 2023 Grants Awarded

John Leddy, MD

John Leddy, MD

Katherine Herman, MD and Karen Kruzer, MD

Katherine Herman, MD and Karen Kruzer, MD

John Leddy, MD, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy Immunology Rheumatology was Division Chief for 26 years from 1970 to 1996. He has been an extraordinary teacher, scholar, researcher, and compassionate clinician who exemplified all the best traits of an academic physician. His love for immunology and the understanding of disease was contagious. For his contributions the Division and the Medical School, the John Leddy Fellows Research Grants program was established. Grants are intended to foster research by fellows in Allergy Immunology or Rheumatology. The 2023 awardees are Katherine Herman, MD, PhD and Karen Kruzer, MD.