John Bird, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
Dr. Drew Bird completed a Pediatrics residency in 2006 and then an Allergy and Immunology fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine in 2008. In 2009 he completed a clinical research fellowship in food allergy under the direction of Dr. Wesley Burks at Duke University. Since 2009 he has been a member of the faculty at UT Southwestern. He is a Dedman Family Scholar in Clinical Care and the Winn Master Physician in Food Allergy. He is the director of the Food Allergy Center at Children’s Medical Center in Dallas, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine in the Division of Allergy and Immunology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. His research interests are in understanding and treating life-threatening reactions to foods, and he is currently working with colleagues in several ongoing clinical trials using food proteins for immunotherapy.