Sheldon L. Spector, MD FAAAAI Memorial Lectureship
Sheldon L. Spector, MD, FAAAAI earned his medical degree at Wayne State University in Detroit. His postgraduate education included residency in Internal Medicine at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, research fellowship in the Laboratory of Virology and Rickettsiology at the National Institutes of Health and a fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at the National Jewish Hospital in Denver. He went on to work in private practice through the California Allergy and Asthma Medical Group, Inc. while also serving as a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the UCLA School of Medicine.
Spector published over 350 journal articles, books and book chapters and lectured all over the world. He received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 1994. In 2014 Spector received the AAAAI Distinguished Service Award and was heavily involved with the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters. He was a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI).
Spector held numerous leadership positions including Allergy and Immunology Program Director at the National Jewish Hospital, President of the Los Angeles Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and President of the California Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Spector deeply touched the lives of his patients, staff and colleagues and his lectureship is being established to honor his memory and the significant advancements he championed in the field of Asthma, Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Dr. Spector's Lectureship was established in 2017. The first Lecture in his name will be delivered at the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress in Orlando.
The AAAAI Foundation and Sheldon L. Spector, MD FAAAAI Memorial Lectureship is privately funded. If you wish to contribute in his memory, the Spector Family asks that you make donations to the AAAAI Foundation's GAIN Campaign, to fund research that leads to the prevention and cure of asthma and allergic and immunologic disease. The Spector family will be notified of your gift in memory, and your name will be listed as a donor in the Annual Report of the AAAAI Foundation. Your donation makes a difference. We appreciate your support and your commitment to our specialty.
To make a contribution by phone, contact the AAAAI Foundation Office at (414) 272-6071.