Ves Dimov, M.D.
Dr. Dimov is an Allergist/Immunologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. He is double board-certified in Allergy/Immunology (ABAI, a conjoint board of Medicine and Pediatrics) and Internal Medicine (ABIM). Dr. Dimov is the Editor of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) Small Airways Working Group site and a Member of the WAO Web Editorial Board. He is a former Member of the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) Advisory Board for Students and Residents.
Dr. Dimov is the author of more than 130 articles and abstracts. He is the founder of ClinicalCases.org, an online case-based curriculum of clinical medicine, which has had more than 6 million page views since 2005. ClinicalCases.org is hyperlinked in the web sites of 37 medical schools in the U.S., Canada, South America, Europe and Asia, and is integrated within the web sites of Cleveland Clinic. The project was featured and referenced in 14 peer-reviewed medical journals and other scientific publications including, British Medical Journal (3 times), Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine, Student BMJ, Medical Journal of Australia, Clinical Infectious Diseases, BMC Education, Journal of General Internal Medicine, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Nursing Education Perspectives, Baylor College of Medicine Web Digest and Medscape (2 times). It was also featured by the The Los Angeles Times and Reuters. The project was presented at multiple national and international scientific meetings.
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Shahid Randhawa, M.D.
Allergist and Immunologist, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at NSU, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Dr. Randhawa is also a Senior Editor of ClinicalCases.org.
(in alphabetical order)
Againdra K. Bewtra, M.D., Professor, Creighton University Division of Allergy & Immunology
Adrian M. Casillas, M.D., Allergy & Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (Shreveport)
Jeffrey R. Stokes, M.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Creighton University Division of Allergy & Immunology
Raoul L. Wolf, M.D., Professor of Pediatrics, Section Chief, Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, University of Chicago
Russell J. Hopp, D.O., Ph.D., Professor, Creighton University Division of Allergy & Immunology
Sami Bahna, M.D., DrPH, Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine, Chief of Allergy & Immunology Section, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center (Shreveport), Vice President of ACAAI
Thomas B. Casale, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Medical Microbiology and Immunology, Chief of Creighton University Division of Allergy & Immunology, Executive Vice President of AAAAI
T. Hoai Nguyen, M.D., Allergist/Immunlogist, Sacramento, California
Manbir Sandhu, M.D.
Allergist/Immunologist, Vancouver, Canada
Slavi Filtchev, M.D., Ph.D.
Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, 5th City Hospital, Medical University Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria
Daniel Ramirez, M.D., Allergist/Immunologist, San Antonio, Texas
Ravi Gutta, M.D.
Fellow, Department of Allergy & Immunology, Cleveland Clinic
Bassem Chahine, M.D.
Allergist/Immunologist, Miami, Florida
Priya Warrier, M.B.B.S.
Allergist & Immunologist, Louisville, Kentucky
Ramnath Hebbar, M.D.
Gastronterology Fellow, Yale New Haven Health System
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