AAAAI Foundation
Funding research that leads to the prevention and cure of asthma and allergic and immunologic disease
Ways to Support

Ways to Support

Harold S. Nelson, MD, FAAAAI Lectureship: Investing Together in Our Future

Dr. Nelson received an undergraduate degree in economics from Harvard College and later earned a doctor of medicine degree from Emory University. He then completed a residency in internal medicine at Letterman General Hospital and a fellowship in allergy/immunology at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Nelson has published over 400 articles and book chapters. He has served on the Board of Regents of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI), as well as on the Board of Directors of both the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. He was a member of the First, Second and Third Expert Panels of the NIH – NAEPP for developing the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Dr. Nelson has been honored with the “Fellow Distinguished Award” and “Gold-Headed Cane Award” of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology; the “Distinguished Clinician Award”” Special Recognition Award” and “Distinguished Service Award” of the AAAAI; the “Outstanding Clinician Award” from the World Allergy Organization and the “Lifetime Achievement Award” of the National Jewish Medical and Research Center. He was also honored with named lectureships at the annual meetings of the ACAAI 2008-9 and the AAAAI 2001-17.


The AAAAI Foundation and Hal S. Nelson, MD FAAAAI Lectureship is privately funded by the Nelson family. If you wish to contribute in Dr. Nelson's honor, he 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 Nelson family will be notified of your gift, 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.

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