About the Author


Jennifer A. Namazy, MD
Jennifer A. Namazy, MD, is a faculty member at the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. After completing her undergraduate degree at Cornell University, Dr. Namazy received her medical degree from University of Texas at Houston Medical School. After completing her internal medicine training at Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, Texas, she completed her fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Scripps Clinic in 2003. She is board certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. She is also serving on the Board of the Western Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Her research interests include management of asthma and allergic diseases during pregnancy.

Michael Schatz, MD, MS
Michael Schatz, MD, has worked as an allergist-immunologist at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in San Diego since 1977. He was a member of the 1993 and 2004 National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) Working Groups on Asthma and Pregnancy and a member of the 2007 NAEPP Expert Panel 3. Dr. Schatz is a Past President of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) and serves as the AAAAI Principal Investigator for the Vaccines and Medications in Pregnancy Surveillance System. Dr. Schatz has written 320 publications in the field of allergy-immunology and is currently serving as Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice.

Mitchell Dombrowski, MD
Mitchell Dombrowski, MD, is board certified in obstetrics, gynecology, and maternal-fetal medicine and is a tenured Professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Dombrowski holds 11 U.S. patents, including the insulin pen, glucose test strips, safety needles, and self-capping intravenous catheters for which he was named one of the "Top 10 Physician Inventors" in 2007 by the MDNG Oncology Net Guide. In 2003, he was a co-author of an article on reducing recurrent preterm birth, which was listed as one of the most important papers in the history of obstetrics by the The New England Journal of Medicine in 2012. Dr. Dombrowski has published more than 300 peer-reviewed medical articles, chapters, and abstracts.


Russell R. Snyder, MD

Associate Editor
Anne E. Burke, MD

Past Editor
Raul Artal, MD

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