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American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology

The American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) is an American professional association of immunologists, asthma specialists and allergists. The organization is headquartered in Arlington Heights, Illinois, United States of America.[1]

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Formation1942; 77 years ago (1942)
TypeProfessional association
HeadquartersArlington Heights, Illinois, United States of America
Coordinates41°58′25″N 87°40′06″W / 41.973676°N 87.668465°W / 41.973676; -87.668465Coordinates: 41°58′25″N 87°40′06″W / 41.973676°N 87.668465°W / 41.973676; -87.668465
Membership
5,700+
Official language
English
President: 2013-2014
Michael B. Foggs, MD, FACAAI
Websiteacaai.org

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BackgroundEdit

The academy was founded in 1942, as The American College of Allergists and was incorporated as a legal entity in the same year. The founders were passionate about establishing the field of Allergy and Immunology as a distinct medical specialty. In 1974, The American Board of Allergy and Immunology (ABAI) was established, further delineating the specialty.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Contacting the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology". American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Retrieved January 13, 2014.
  2. ^ "The History of ACAAI". American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Archived from the original on February 11, 2014. Retrieved January 13, 2014.

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