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Dr. Jefferson’s current research focuses on asthma and health disparities. She has a special interest in population health, health policy, and social determinants impacting asthma outcomes. She is PI on a multidisciplinary team of researchers. She is also active in clinical trial work and co-investigator in the NIH-funded Systemic Allergic Reactions to SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination study investigating allergic reactions to mRNA COVID-19 vaccines. Dr. Jefferson is also a junior investigator in the NIH-funded IDeA States Pediatric Clinical Trials Network (ISPCTN).
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Arkansas Children's provides experienced allergy and immunology care for children with allergic and immunologic conditions.
The eosinophilic esophagitis treats children with confirmed or suspected eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders needing a multi-specialty approach involving allergy, gastroenterology and nutrition.
Read about the signs of an allergy, typical and atypical food allergies and the differences between food allergy and intolerance
Learn how the Arkansas Children's Hospital Jonesboro Clinic seamlessly treats young patients with asthma in the northeast area of the state.
Seasonal allergies can affect kids of all ages. With spring’s yellow pollen coating everything in sight, sneezes, runny noses, and itchy eyes are likely affecting a lot of Arkansas children. We sat down with pediatric immunologist, D. Matthew Bell, to talk allergies.
Dr. Robbie Pesek from our Allergy and Immunology program shares information about food allergies, the best way to treat them and how to plan ahead.
This school year will definitely be different due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This blog offers some advice to help your kid with food allergies to attend school safely.
Congratulations Arkansas Children's Allergy & Immunology Team, winners of this year's Drs. Joanna J. and Robert W. Seibert Award for outstanding teamwork. Combining clinical care and discovery with cutting-edge technology, this team is dedicated to reaching more children where they live, learn and play. Watch their inspirational video