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Corinne Allison Keet, M.D., M.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Languages: English, Spanish
Expertise: Allergy and Immunology
Research Interests: Pediatric allergic disease; Food allergy
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 410-955-5883
600 N. Wolfe Street
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Dr. Corinne A. Keet is an Associate Professor of pediatrics at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
A specialist in treating pediatric allergic diseases, Dr. Keet has a particular focus on food allergies. She is active in conducting clinical, epidemiologic and translational research into the prevention and treatment of food allergies. Dr. Keet is an NIH-supported principal investigator of several studies.
After earning an M.S. in health sciences from the University of California, Berkeley School of Public Health, Dr. Keet received a medical degree at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. She completed a Pediatrics residency and an Allergy and Immunology fellowship at Johns Hopkins. She has a PhD in Genetic Epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2010.
Dr. Keet is on the editorial board of the Annals of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology and JACI: In Practice, and is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology. She is certified by both the American Board of Pediatrics and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.
- Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Centers & Institutes
- MD, University of California San Francisco (2004)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2007)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pediatrics (2010)
- American Board of Allergy & Immunology / Allergy & Immunology (2010)
- American Board of Pediatrics / Pediatrics (2007)
Research & Publications
Dr. Keet conducts clinical, epidemiologic and translational research aimed at better understanding and treating pediatric allergic diseases, particularly food allergies.
Dr. Keet's NIH funded research focuses on the epidemiology and treatment of food allergy and other pediatric allergic diseases. She focuses on characterizing the "food allergy epidemic", identifying environmental risk factors for food allergy and other allergic diseases, and on prevention and treatment of food allergy. She has published more than 40 papers on these topics, and is the PI of an U01 and two R21s related to food allergy.
Keet CA and Wood RA. "Risk Factors for Peanut Allergy." Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2009 Aug;124(2):387.
Keet CA, Matsui EC, Dhillon G, Lenehan P, Paterakis M, Wood RA. "The Natural History of Wheat Allergy." Annals of Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 May;102(5): 410-415.
Keet CA, Wood RA. "Food allergy and anaphylaxis." Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2007 May; 27(2):193- 212, vi.
Etzell JE, Keet C, McDonald W, Banerjee A. "Medulloblastoma simulating acute myeloid leukemia: case report with a review of "myeloid antigen" expression in nonhematopoietic tissues and tumors." J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2006 Nov;28(11):703-10.
Fox CK, Keet CA, Strober JB. "Recent advances in infant botulism." Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Mar;32(3):149-54.
Keet CA, Fox CK, Margeta M, Marco E, Shane AL, Dearmond SJ, Strober JB, Miller SP. Infant botulism, type F, presenting at 54 hours of life. Pediatr Neurol. 2005 Mar;32(3):193-6.
Hamrick SE, Gremmels DB, Keet CA, Leonard CH, Connell JK, Hawgood S, Piecuch RE. "Neurodevelopmental outcome of infants supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation after cardiac surgery." Pediatrics. 2003 Jun;111(6 Pt 1):e671-5.
Activities & Honors
- Outstanding Abstract Award, American Academy of Pediatrics, Section on Allergy and Immunology, 2010
- Outstanding Abstract Award, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Food Allergy, Anaphylaxis, Dermatology and Drug Allergy Section, 2010
- Alpha Omega Alpha, 2004
- Sadie Berkov Award (for top three female graduates), University of California, San Francisco, 2004
- American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 2007
- American Academy of Pediatrics, 2004
- Reviewer, Annals of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology, 2009
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“Study Questions Link Between Asthma and City Living,” TIME, January 21, 2015