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Board of Directors

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Ignacio J. Ansotegui
Department of Allergy
and Immunology
Hospital Quirónsalud Bizkaia
Erandio, Bilbao, Spain
Motohiro Ebisawa
Center for Allergy and Rheumatology
Sagamihara National Hospital
Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan
Francesca Levi-Schaffer
Institute for Drug Research
School of Pharmacy, Faculty of Medicine
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel
Lanny J. Rosenwasser
Luis Caraballo
Institute for Immunological Research
University of Cartagena
Cartagena, Colombia
Mario Sánchez Borges
Department of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Clinica El Avila
Caracas, Venezuela
Lanny J. Rosenwasser
Allergy/Immunology Division
UMKC School of Medicine
Kansas City, MO, USA


Mübeccel Akdis
Swiss Institute of Allergy & Asthma Research (SIAF)
Davos, Switzerland
Zeinab Awad El-Sayed
Children’s Hospital
Ain Shams University
Cairo, Egypt
Alessandro Fiocchi (ex-Officio)
Pediatric Hospital Bambino Gesù
Vatican City
Stanley Fineman
Department of Pediatrics
Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta Allergy & Asthma Clinic
Marietta, GA, USA
Paul Greenberger
Division of Allergy & Immunology
Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL, USA
Michael Levin
Division Paediatric Allergology
University of Cape Town
Red Cross Children’s Hospital
Cape Town, South Africa
Bryan Martin
Medicine and Pediatrics
Ohio State University
Powell, OH, USA
Mário Morais-Almeida
Allergy Center
Hospital CUF-Descobertas
Lisboa, Portugal
José Antonio Ortega-Martell
School of Medicine
Autonomous University of Hidalgo State
Pachuca, Hidalgo, Mexico
Giovanni Passalacqua
Allergy & Respiratory Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Genoa
Genoa, Italy
Mimi Tang
Allergy and Immune Disorders
Murdoch Children's Research Institute
Royal Children's Hospital
Parkville, VIC, Australia
Luciana Kase Tanno
Division of Allergy
Department of Pulmonology
Hôpital Arnaud de Villeneuve
University Hospital of Montpellier
Montpellier, France
Dana Wallace (ex-Officio)
Nova Southeastern Allopathic Medical School
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gary Wong
Department of Paediatrics
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Prince of Wales Hospital
Hong Kong
Anahí Yáñez
Allergy and Respiratory Disease Research Center
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Luo Zhang
Beijing Institute of Otolaryngology
Beijing, China