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Department of Internal Medicine

Quillen College of Medicine


Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada, MD invited moderator to the World Allergy Organization (WAO) International Scientific Conference,
Jerusalem, Israel – December 7, 2016

Alexei Gonzalez MDThe World Allergy Organization (WAO) is an international umbrella organization whose members consist of 97 regional and national allergology and clinical immunology societies from around the world. By collaborating with member societies, WAO provides direct educational outreach programs, symposia and lectureships to members in nearly 100 countries around the globe.

The 2016 Conference on Outstanding Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Cultural Heritage provided a forum for the most useful combination of latest research, review of current theory and practice, and hands-on, problem-based learning.

Alexei Gonzalez MD and CoDr. Alexei Gonzalez-Estrada (United States) was invited along with Dr. Hector Badellino (Argentina) to moderate the session entitled "Approaches for the Management of Chronic Urticaria" which included internationally recognized speakers such as Dr. Jonathan Bernstein (United States), Dr. Allen Kaplan (United States), and Dr. Tortsen Zuberbier (Germany). This session took place at the World Allergy Organization International Scientific Conference at Jerusalem, Israel, December 7, 2016.

WAO organizes these scientific Conferences in recognition of:

  • The increasing prevalence and more complex forms of allergic diseases and asthma worldwide, especially in children
  • The need to create a more integrated approach to the diagnosis and management of allergic diseases and asthma
  • The need to expand the knowledge and practice of allergy and provide more practical knowledge to young professionals

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