Clinical Immunology Committee

The nine members of the Clinical Immunology Committee are appointed by Council for staggered three-year terms. The role of the committee is to liaise with organizations and AAI committees dealing with clinical immunology.


The AAI Clinical Immunology Committee is dedicated to promoting research in the field of clinical immunology and addressing issues important to AAI member physician-scientists.  The charges of the committee include:

  • Reviewing nominations, and recommending recipients to Council, for the AAI-Steinman Award for Human Immunology Research
  • Organizing clinical immunology content for the AAI annual meeting
  • Providing a clinical perspective on various issues to other AAI committees


Jennifer Anolik, M.D., Ph.D. (’20), Chair
Associate Professor
University of Rochester Medical Center
Jennifer Anolik website

Catarina E. Hioe, Ph.D. (’20)
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Catarina Hioe website

Kenneth A. Newell, M.D., Ph.D. (’20)
Emory University School of Medicine
Kenneth Newell website

Timothy R. Billiar, M.D. (’21)
George Vance Foster Professor and Chair
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Timothy Billiar website

Catherine A. Blish, M.D., Ph.D. (’21)
Associate Professor
Stanford University School of Medicine
Catherine Blish website

John R. Lukens, Ph.D. (’21)
Assistant Professor
University of Virginia
John Lukens website

Veena Taneja, Ph.D. (’21)
Associate Professor
Mayo Clinic
Veena Taneja website

Karen T. Hastings, M.D., Ph.D. (’22)
Associate Professor
University of Arizona College of Medicine Phoenix
Karen Hastings website

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