Scientific Advisory Board
Wesley Burks, MD, FAAAAI: Dr. A. Wesley Burks is Executive Dean for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, the Curnen Distinguished Professor of Pediatrics, and Executive Director of the UNC Food Allergy Initiative. Dr. Burks joins the Intrommune Advisory Board with 30 years’ experience conducting and leading clinical research on clinical presentations of food allergy, the properties of foods contributing to allergenicity, and food allergy immunotherapy, including pioneering research on sublingual immunotherapy for peanut allergy.
David Fleischer, MD: Dr. David Fleischer is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Director of the Food Challenge Unit at Colorado Children’s Hospital, and board certified in both Allergy and Immunology and Pediatrics. He has led research sites for numerous multi-center studies, including NIH-NIAID funded CoFAR studies on peanut sublingual immunotherapy, egg oral immunotherapy, and the causes and progression of peanut allergies.
Matthew Greenhawt, MD, FAAP, MBA: Dr. Matthew Greenhawt is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He brings expertise in health services research, healthcare policy, and biostatistics. He has published over 50 articles on topics including the impact of food allergies on quality of life, vaccine safety, and food allergy healthcare policy, in addition to funded research into phenotypes in eosinophilic esophagitis and cost-effectiveness analysis.
William Reisacher, MD, Senior Scientific Advisor: Dr. Reisacher graduated from Cornell University and received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine with distinction in research. His clinical expertise lies in the diagnosis and management of airborne and food allergies in adults and children. He completed his allergy fellowship through the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) in 2005. Dr. Reisacher is a General Otolaryngologist and Otolaryngic Allergist on the full-time Faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College, where he is Associate Professor of Otolaryngology and the Director of Allergy within the Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He has served on the Board of Directors of the AAOA, currently serves on the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and has lectured both nationally and internationally.