Being a Food Allergy Dad Makes Him a Better Food Allergy Doctor
In our new episode, Shandee is joined by Dr. Edwin Kim. Dr. Kim is a food allergy dad and pediatric allergist and immunologist whose research focuses on food allergy, immunotherapy, and chronic idiopathic urticaria. He is currently the director of the UNC Food Allergy Initiative (UNC FAI), which investigates the biological basis of food allergy as well as new forms of immunotherapy as a treatment for food allergy. This episode is a wealth of information about food allergy testing and diagnostics. Dr. Kim is also a food allergy father and shares how his patients and research subjects helped him in his response to his son and daughter's diagnosis, but also how his and his family’s experiences have made him a better doctor.