NIEHS: Gender, Sex Hormones and Lung Immune Function

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Session 1008 from the 2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting will showcase experimental work on sex-based differences in lung function and how these relate to different predispositions to developing lung disease in men and women. Furthermore, this course will explore how circulating sex hormone levels impact the lung innate immune response and contribute to the pathogenesis of asthma and viral respiratory infection.

Summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 2.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 2.50 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
05/31/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019
Cost:
$25.00
Rating: 
0

Faculty
E. Scott Halstead, MD PhD
Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, University Park, PA
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. Faoud Terrence Ishmael, MD PhD FAAAAI
Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Palmyra, PA
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. Dawn C. Newcomb, PhD
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. Y.S. Prakash, MD PhD
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, AZ
Relevant relationships: None

Dr. Patricia Silveyra, PhD
Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA
Relevant relationships: None

Reviewers
Robert Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant relationships: None

Anne Ditto, MD FAAAAI
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Relevant relationships: None

Karen Gregory, DNP APRN-BC RRT AE-C
Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic, Edmond, OK
Relevant relationships: Merck, MEDA and Novartis: speakers bureau

Brian Kelly, MD
St. Paul Allergy and Asthma, St. Paul, MN
Relevant relationships: None

Thomas Miller, MD FAAAAI
Allergy Associates of Western Michigan, Grandville, MI
Relevant relationships: Patent holder for new pulmonary function device

Accreditation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 2.50 Contact Hours.

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  4. Complete the post-test. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
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Release date
Original release date: June 1, 2017.  Valid for credit through May 31, 2019.

Questions
Activity-related questions should be directed to cme@aaaai.org

Available Credit

  • 2.50 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 2.50 CE
    CE credit.
  • 2.50 CME
    CME credit.

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
05/31/2017
Course expires: 
05/31/2019

Price

Cost:
$25.00
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