AAAAI 2020 UW Faculty & Fellow Presentations

March 13, 2020

Presentations by UW SMPH Faculty and Fellows were scheduled to be presented at the American, Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology 2020 annual conference in Philadelphia, PA before the conference was canceled.  Presentations include topics of asthma sequela, treatment  and outcomes based on recent research findings, food allergy testing and diagnostics and allergy research findings relating to testing, microbiome, viral infection and atopic disease risk factors.

Intended Audience

Allergy and Immunology faculty (MDs, DOs) and fellows (MDs).

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, learners will be able to:

  1. Discuss current advances in allergy & asthma research
  2. Describe the standards in asthma care and how new advances relate to patient care.
  3. Translate new standards to their practice. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
03/13/2020 - 8:00am CDT
Event ends: 
03/13/2020 - 1:15pm CDT
8:00 am - 8:30 amChoosing a Biologic Therapy for Your Pediatric Patient Based on Clinical Characteristics and Biomarkers
Daniel Jackson, MD
8:30 am - 9:15 amIs Remission Feasible in Adolescents and Adults with Severe Asthma?/Pro Anti- IL5
William Busse, MD 
9:15 am - 9:30 amBREAK
MOVE to HSLC 1220
9:30 am - 9:45 amAssessment of Cognitive Dysfunction in Mast Cell Activation Syndrome
Daniel Rosenberg, MD
9:45 am - 10:00 am Are We What We Eat?: Identifying Microbial Communities of Fruits and Vegetables
Julia Thorsen, MD
10:00 am - 10:15 amPicornavirus Infection of Esophageal Epithelial Cells
Vinay Goswamy, MD
10:15 am - 10:30 amAtopic Dermatitis Phenotypes and the Subsequent Development of Atopic Diseases in a High-Risk Birth Cohort
Mohamed Taki, MD
10:30 am - 10:45 amInflammasome Activation To Staphylococcus aureus Is Associated With Increased Wheezing In Early Life
Eric Schauberger,  DO, PhD
10:45 am - 11:00 amCommensal Bacteria Contribute To Barrier Integrity But Do Not Affect Rhinovirus Replication In The Nasal Epithelium
Eishika Dissanayake 
11:00 am - 11:15 amCharacterization of Hypereosinophilia in a University Health Care System
Jennifer Li, MD
11:15 am - 11:45 amVirus-induced Exacerbations: Epidemiology and Risk Factors
James Gern, MD
11:45 am - 12:15 pmBREAK for LUNCH
12:15 pm - 1:15 pmHow to Apply Component Based Testing in Your Practice: A Case-Based Presentation
Anne Marie Singh, MD


It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below.

Dr. William Busse has disclosed the following commercial relationships:  grants from NIH-NHLBI,  personal fees from Novartis, personal fees from Sandoz, personal fees from Regeneron, personal fees from AstraZeneca, personal fees from GlaxoSmithKline, personal fees from Genentech, personal fees from Elsevier, personal fees from Boston Scientific

* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

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Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for .45 CEUs or 4.5 hours.

Available Credit

  • 4.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

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