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

Ways to Support

Phil and Barbara Lieberman and Friends Faculty Development Award and Lectureship

Phil Lieberman, MD, FAAAAI, is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine in the Allergy/Immunology Division of the University of Tennessee’s College of Medicine. Lieberman graduated and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He completed his Allergy-Immunology fellowship at Northwestern University Medical School. Upon completion of his fellowship he returned to the University of Tennessee and founded the Allergy-Immunology Division in the Department of Medicine. Lieberman was President of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology in 1988.

Dr. and Mrs. Lieberman established their Lectureship in 2014. In 2016, in acknowledgement of his significant contributions to the field and to the Foundation, the AAAAI Foundation named a Faculty Development Award in Dr. Lieberman's honor. It is known as the 2016 AAAAI Foundation & Dr. Philip Lieberman Faculty Development Award.



Year Lecturer Lecture Topic
2015 Erika Von Mutius, MD MSc Award Presentation at Plenary Session: How the Microbial Environment Influences the Development of Allergic Diseases: What We Know and What We Can Do
2016 David B.K. Golden, MD FAAAAI Award Presentation at Symposium Session: Managing Stinging
Insect Allergy in the 21st Century
2017 Antonella Cianferoni, MD PhD FAAAAI Anaphylaxis Old and New
2018 Isabella Annesi-Maesano, MD PhD DSc Asthma and Allergic Disorders in an Environment of Continuous Climate Change
2019 Cecilia Berin, PhD Optimal Care of the Food Allergic Patient

The AAAAI Foundation & Dr. Phillip Lieberman Faculty Development Award

Award Term Recipient Institution Project
July 2016 - June 2019 Kimberly G. Blumenthal, MD Massachusetts General Hospital New Approaches to Beta-Lactam Allergy Research


If you wish to honor Dr. and Mrs. Lieberman, please consider a gift to the AAAAI Foundation and Phil and Barbara Lieberman and Friends Named Award and Lectureship Fund. A donation in any amount can be dedicated to this effort. The Liebermans will be notified of your gift, and your name will be listed as a donor to this fund 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 call the AAAAI Foundation Office at (414) 272-6071.

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