Award Winners




Gold Headed Cane Award

Dana V. Wallace, MD, FACAAI
Hollywood, Florida
Dr. Wallace is an associate professor at Nova Southeastern Allopathic Medical School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. She has been a College member for 41 years and was College President in 2010-2011. She has chaired and been a member of many College committees over the years. Dr. Wallace was the recipient of the Distinguished Fellow Award in 2018.


Distinguished Fellow Awards

James Tracy, DO, FACAAI
Omaha, Nebraska
Private practice, Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Associates, P.C., Omaha, Nebraska.

John Oppenheimer, MD, FACAAI
Morristown, New Jersey
Private practice, Pulmonary and Allergy Associates, New Jersey; clinical professor, UMDNJ/Rutgers.


International Distinguished Fellow Award

Stephen Holgate, MD, FACAAI
Southampton, United Kingdom
Medical Research Council Clinical Professor, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.


Distinguished Service Awards

Paul Dowling, MD, FACAAI
Kansas City, Missouri
Director, Allergy/Immunology Training Program, University of Missouri – Kansas City; co-director, Eosinophilic Esophagitis Multi-disciplinary Clinic, Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics.

Renata Engler, MD, FACAAI
Bethesda, Maryland
Professor of medicine and pediatrics, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland.


Woman in Allergy Award

Anna Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD
New York City, New York
Professor of pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, New York, NY.


Special Recognition Awards

N. Franklin Adkinson, Jr., MD
Baltimore, Maryland

Louis Mendelson, MD, FACAAI
West Hartford, Connecticut

James Wolfe, MD, FACAAI
San Jose, California


Young Faculty Support Award

David A. Hill, MD, PhD
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA


Clemens von Pirquet Awards

First Place – Alliance Memorial Award
Michelle Maciag, MD
Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA

Second Place
Peter Capucilli, MD
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Third Place
Brittanie Neaves, MD
Wilford Hall Ambulatory Surgical Center, San Antonio, TX

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