Amy Scurlock, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Phone:  501-364-1060

Research Overview

Dr. Scurlock received her medical degree from UAMS in 1998 and completed a Pediatrics residency in 2001, serving as Chief Resident from 2001-2002. Dr. Scurlock completed fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at Duke University Medical Center in 2004. Dr. Scurlock joined the faculty of UAMS in August 2004 where she is a member of the Division of Pediatric Allergy/Immunology and the ACHRI Chlamydia Research Group. Dr. Scurlock’s primary research interest focuses on immune responses at mucosal surfaces with a particular interest in the T-cell responses that drive the development of oviduct scarring and infertility following chlamydia infection. In addition, she is developing a translational program in collaboration with the Adolescent Center evaluating chlamydia infections in adolescent women. Dr. Scurlock also has an interest in the basic immunology of food allergy and the immune responses that promote or diminish the food allergic response. Other research interests include the natural history of food allergies and the development of new interventions in the treatment of food allergies. Also, Dr. Scurlock enthusiastically contributes to the education of residents and students at UAMS by participating in the educational mission of the Department of Pediatrics in many capacities.

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