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Profiles of Former Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellows

Current Fellow:

Ashley Altman, D.O.
Term 7/1/13 – Current (expected completion 6/30/16)
Ashley Altman joined the Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship Program in 2013 after receiving her D.O. degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and completing a pediatric residency at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children. With Johns Hopkins pediatric immunologist Robert Wood, she is currently reviewing and analyzing data from a nationwide survey examining physicians’ attitudes and beliefs regarding anaphylaxis.

Former Fellows:

Bradley Chipps, M.D.

“The resources available for Clinical Teaching and Research in both the A/I and Pulmonary Sections are excellent.”

Years as a Fellow: 1976-1979
Current Position: Private Practice

James Gern, M.D.

“I enjoyed the schedule of the fellowship, which was really designed to be quite similar to a schedule for a tenure tack faculty member. This provided a nice introduction and transition to becoming a junior faculty member.”

Years as a Fellow: 1989-1992
Current Position: Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, U. Wisconsin-Madison; PI of the T32-funded training program.

Mark Gorelik, M.D.

“The Winkelstein Fellowship has allowed me to pursue research goals and tremendously expand my skill set in bench research. My mentorship and guidance have been second to none. I am deeply appreciative for the funding and support."

Years as a fellow: 2012-2015

Pamela Guerrerio, M.D., Ph.D.

“The Pediatric Allergy and Immunology fellowship program offers a truly unique opportunity to acquire rigorous clinical training in both allergy and immunology, as well as the chance to develop an individualized research experience that provides complete preparation for a career in academic medicine.”

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Stacie Jones, M.D.

“Fellowship training at JHU provided me the opportunity to grow as a clinician, teacher and researcher with critical thinking skills and networking that have provided me with a firm foundation for my career as an academic pediatrician. The time spent with faculty and fellow trainees have resulted in lifelong collaborations and friendships that cannot be matched.”

Years as a fellow: 1992-1994
Current Position: Professor of Pediatrics and Biophysics/Physiology, Chief, Allergy/Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital

Corinne Keet, M.D.

“The fellowship offered unparalleled mentorship. I really appreciated the flexibility to tailor the schedule to my needs and the wealth of opportunities for research.”

Years as fellow: 2007-2010
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

Emily McGowan, M.D.

Years as fellow: 2013-2014
Current Position: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Pediatric Allergy/Immunology

Tamara Perry, M.D.

“I was involved in every aspect of research from bench to bedside. During fellowship training, I learned how to write research protocols, became skillful at several laboratory techniques and participated in community-based and clinical research projects.”

Years as fellow: 2001-2004
Current position: Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute

Karen Robbins, M.D.

Years as a fellow: 2011-2014

Hemant Sharma, M.D.

“My fellowship training at Hopkins Children’s was invaluable because I gained hands-on research experience from Day One, which allowed me to take leadership of projects from the early stages of study design through completion. Also, during fellowship, I completed a master’s in Epidemiology at the School of Public Health, which further equipped and prepared me for a career in academics.”

Years as a fellow: 2005-2008
Current Position: Associate Chief, Division of Allergy and Immunology, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Children’s National Medical Center

Scott Sicherer, M.D.

“The fellowship provided me with lifetime mentors and colleagues who are also friends, and continues to produce the best of the best in pediatric allergy.”

Years as a fellow: 1994-1997
Current Position: Professor of Pediatrics, Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY

Elinor Simons, M.D.

“Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Fellowship at Johns Hopkins provided excellent clinical and research training in a supportive and congenial work environment. Since fellowship, I have continued to pursue my research interest in the association between airborne particulate exposure and pediatric asthma development.”

Years as a fellow: 2002-2004
Current Position: Child Health Evaluative Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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