Dr. Adkinson has pursued an academic career at Johns Hopkins since 1973. His research has contributed to more than 300 published papers and has been supported by numerous NIH and other grants. He directs a training program for clinical investigators at Johns Hopkins and has held numerous administrative posts including Physician-in-Charge for Allergy- Immunology, Co-Director of the Div. Allergy/Clinical Immunology, Training Program Director for Allergy- Immunology, and Interim Vice-Dean for Research. In 2010 he was awarded the Distinguished Clinician Award by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.