Mar 29, 2021, 17:23 PM by Department of Pediatrics

2021-2022 Incoming Interns
Meet the new Pediatric Intern class of 2021-22!  We can't wait to have them join the UTMB Health Pediatric family.

allergySpring allergy season is early this year

ALLERGY and covid-19 symptoms can be difficult to differentiate
If a child has been ruled out for COVID-19 but is still suffering, allergy evaluations can help identify potential triggers and effective treatment options to manage season allergies. Clinic locations in Galveston and League City. Find out more.


Infants age four months to 11 months of age with moderate to severe eczema using SCORAD evaluation AND/OR egg allergy will be evaluated for peanut sensitivity and started on early peanut introduction to reduce the likelihood of developing a peanut allergy later in life.

Early Peanut Introduction (EPI) Clinic is every Tuesday at UTMB Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Clinic, Pediatric Center at Bay Colony.  
Please consult with the Pediatric Primary Care physician or call (409) 772-3695 for additional information. 

utmb receives 3-year grant to research breast milk's covid-19 antibodies 

by the Houston Chronicle

 Dr. Roberto Garofalo, Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics is awarded a grant from the Gerber Foundation. The foundation approved a three-year, $300,000 grant for UTMB to determine whether breast milk has an innate ability to stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes the novel coronavirus. Read the full story here.
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