Allergy and Immunology Fellowship
Misty Walters
Fellowship Program Coordinator
 (409) 772-0433


Excellence in education is a core value for the Department of Pediatrics.

Our faculty participates in the education of all 240+ UTMB medical students, 42 residents, and fellows in two subspecialty programs. In addition, our faculty provide continuing education and faculty development for over 40 full-time faculty and over 100 community-based faculty and preceptors.

We are proud to be contributing to the present and future health of children and families.

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Clinical Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology


The Clinical Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology is an ACGME-accredited training program (Program number 020-48-11-026) that fulfills the requirements of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) to produce superb clinicians/scientists. This is a joint program of the Departments of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB).

During the 2 year program, fellows alternate between clinical and research years. The clinical year consists of 7 half days of clinic per week. Fellows provide care at several outpatient clinic locations in Galveston county, with a majority being in League City, TX.  During the research year, a fellow will typically be in the clinic 3 half days per week with the remainder of time devoted to the pursuit of scholarly activities.  Fellows take primary call about 14 weeks out of the clinical year.  While on call, fellows will actively work on our inpatient consult service which sees a variety of patients with allergic and immunologic conditions.  While on service, fellows will have the opportunity to perform a variety of procedures, including medication challenges and desensitization.   Research fellows take primary call about 3 to 4 weeks per year.  The allergy and immunology fellowship program hosts 1 half-day of protected time for didactics (Thursday afternoons) which includes board review and journal club.  Didactics sessions are attended by faculty, fellows, and other learners.

Our fellows have undertaken a variety of research pursuits over the course of their fellowship.  We encourage fellows to work closely with faculty early in the course of their fellowship to develop a research project and timeline for execution.  Recent fellows have worked on a variety of topics and disease states including, chronic urticaria, acquired angioedema, pediatric/adult asthma, and immune dysregulation.

Beyond these factors, we work very hard to cultivate a tight-knit sense of community amongst our fellows and faculty.  We like to think of our division as a small family within a much bigger system.  Our graduates have pursued a variety of career paths, both in academic medicine and private practice, locally and nationally.

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Please feel free to contact me with questions.


Dr. GoldblumDavid Lindsay MD
Co-Program Director and Assistant Profesor
Department of Pediatrics
301 University Blvd. 
Galveston, TX 77555-0372
Phone (409) 772-0433 Fax (409) 772-1761

Jennifer McCracken, MD
Co-Program Director and Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine
301 University Blvd.
Galveston, TX 77555-0372
(409) 772-3410


Dr. Jose Rojas-Camayo, MD
Residency: Lincoln Medical Center, Pediatrics.
MD: Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos.  Peru.
Clinical/research Interest: Impulse oscillometry, asthma, epidemiology.

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