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 H. Anolik, M.D., Ph.D. (’22), Chair
University of Rochester Medical Center

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

Kenneth A. Newell, M.D., Ph.D. (’22)
Emory University School of Medicine

Christian M. Capitini, M.D. (’23)
Associate Professor
University of Wisconsin, Madison

Onyinye I. Iweala, M.D., Ph.D. (’23)
Assistant Professor of Medicine; Director for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Amal O. Amer, M.D., Ph.D. (’24)
Ohio State University

Toshiaki Kawakami, M.D., Ph.D. (’24)
La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Erica L. Stone, Ph.D. (’24)
Vice President, Oncology

Thomas A. Wynn, Ph.D. (’24)
Vice President and Discovery Head - Inflammation and Immunology

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