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  1. Bozen A, Zaslavsky JM, Cohn D, Samady W, Lombard L, Nadeau K, Tobin M, Warren CM, Gupta RS. Barriers to food allergy management among Americans with low income. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 Sep;125(3):341-343. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2020.05.007. Epub 2020 May 11. PubMed PMID: 32437837.
  2. Fierstein JL, Brown D, Gupta R, Bilaver L. Understanding Food-Related Allergic Reactions Through a US National Patient Registry. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 Aug 22;. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2020.08.011. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32841746.
  3. Samady W, Campbell E, Aktas ON, Jiang J, Bozen A, Fierstein JL, Joyce AH, Gupta RS. Recommendations on Complementary Food Introduction Among Pediatric Practitioners. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Aug 3;3(8):e2013070. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.13070. PubMed PMID: 32804213; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7431991.
  4. Pepper AN, Assa'ad A, Blaiss M, Brown E, Chinthrajah S, Ciaccio C, Fasano MB, Gupta R, Hong N, Lang D, Mahr T, Malawer E, Roach A, Shreffler W, Sicherer S, Vickers K, Vickery BP, Wasserman R, Yates K, Casale TB. Consensus report from the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) 2019 Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy Summit. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Aug;146(2):244-249. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2020.05.027. Epub 2020 Jun 4. PubMed PMID: 32505612.
  5. Johnson JL, Gupta RS, Bilaver LA, Hu JW, Martin J, Jiang J, Bozen A, Davis MM, Reese J, Cooper S, Togias A, Arbes SJ Jr. Implementation of the Addendum Guidelines for Peanut Allergy Prevention by US allergists, a survey conducted by the NIAID, in collaboration with the AAAAI. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Aug 1;. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2020.07.020. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32745556.
  6. Brown E, Das R, Brewer AG, Martinez E, Bilaver LA, Gupta RS. Food Insecure and Allergic in a Pandemic: A Vulnerable Population. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 Jul - Aug;8(7):2149-2151. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2020.04.038. Epub 2020 Apr 25. PubMed PMID: 32344188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7194521.
  7. Gupta RS, Bilaver LA, Johnson JL, Hu JW, Jiang J, Bozen A, Martin J, Reese J, Cooper SF, Davis MM, Togias A, Arbes SJ Jr. Assessment of Pediatrician Awareness and Implementation of the Addendum Guidelines for the Prevention of Peanut Allergy in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2020 Jul 1;3(7):e2010511. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2020.10511. PubMed PMID: 32667655; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7364336.
  8. Jain PD, Gupta RS, Chadha AS, Warren CM, Rao VV, Putcha UK. Knowledge, attitude, and practices of medical clinicians regarding food allergy and anaphylaxis in Hyderabad, India. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 Jun 30;. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2020.06.033. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32619591.
  9. Trainor JL, Pittsenbarger ZE, Joshi D, Adler MD, Smith B, Gupta RS. Outcomes and Factors Associated With Prehospital Treatment of Pediatric Anaphylaxis. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2020 Jun 15;. doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000002146. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32544141.
  10. Cianferoni A, Warren CM, Brown-Whitehorn T, Schultz-Matney F, Nowak-Wegrzyn A, Gupta RS. Eosinophilic esophagitis and allergic comorbidities in a US-population-based study. Allergy. 2020 Jun;75(6):1466-1469. doi: 10.1111/all.14148. Epub 2020 Jan 9. PubMed PMID: 31846078.
  11. Sicherer SH, Warren CM, Dant C, Gupta RS, Nadeau KC. Food Allergy from Infancy Through Adulthood. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 Jun;8(6):1854-1864. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2020.02.010. PubMed PMID: 32499034.
  12. Samady W, Warren C, Wang J, Das R, Gupta RS. Egg Allergy in US Children. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 May 4;. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2020.04.058. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32376485.
  13. Jiang J, Dinakar C, Fierstein JL, Gupta OK, Gupta RS. Food allergy among Asian Indian immigrants in the United States. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 May;8(5):1740-1742. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.12.026. Epub 2020 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 31917364.
  14. Kan K, Gupta R, Davis MM, Heard-Garris N, Garfield C. Adverse Experiences and Special Health Care Needs Among Children. Matern Child Health J. 2020 May;24(5):552-560. doi: 10.1007/s10995-020-02874-x. PubMed PMID: 31912377.
  15. Chan ES, Dinakar C, Gonzales-Reyes E, Green TD, Gupta R, Jones D, Wang J, Winders T, Greenhawt M. Unmet needs of children with peanut allergy: Aligning the risks and the evidence. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 May;124(5):479-486. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2020.01.016. Epub 2020 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 32007568.
  16. Bozen A, Kanaley MK, Negris O, Gupta RS, Lombard L. Pediatric allergists' perspectives on the psychosocial challenges of food allergy and factors that support coping. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 May;124(5):515-516.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2020.02.003. Epub 2020 Feb 25. PubMed PMID: 32109565.
  17. Dyer AA, Negris OR, Gupta RS, Bilaver LA. Food allergy: how expensive are they?. Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2020 Apr;20(2):188-193. doi: 10.1097/ACI.0000000000000622. PubMed PMID: 31977449.
  18. Wang HT, Warren CM, Gupta RS, Davis CM. Prevalence and Characteristics of Shellfish Allergy in the Pediatric Population of the United States. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 Apr;8(4):1359-1370.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.12.027. Epub 2020 Jan 7. PubMed PMID: 31917365.
  19. Bilaver LA, Kanaley MK, Fierstein JL, Gupta RS. Prevalence and Correlates of Food Allergy Among Medicaid-Enrolled United States Children. Acad Pediatr. 2020 Mar 19;. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2020.03.005. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32200110.
  20. Kan K, Fierstein J, Boon K, Madeleine Kanaley, Zavos P, Volerman A, Vojta D, Gupta RS. Parental quality of life and self-efficacy in pediatric asthma. J Asthma. 2020 Feb 25;:1-8. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2020.1731825. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32072838.
  21. Warren CM, Jiang J, Gupta RS. Epidemiology and Burden of Food Allergy. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2020 Feb 14;20(2):6. doi: 10.1007/s11882-020-0898-7. Review. PubMed PMID: 32067114.
  22. Fierstein JL, Chadha AS, Valaika SS, Gupta RS. Understanding food allergy education needs in early childhood schools. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2020 Jan;124(1):91-93. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.10.018. Epub 2019 Nov 4. PubMed PMID: 31698094.
  23. Davis CM, Gupta RS, Aktas ON, Diaz V, Kamath SD, Lopata AL. Clinical Management of Seafood Allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2020 Jan;8(1):37-44. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.10.019. PubMed PMID: 31950908.
  24. Warren CM, Aktas ON, Gupta RS, Davis CM. Prevalence and characteristics of adult shellfish allergy in the United States. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Nov;144(5):1435-1438.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2019.07.031. Epub 2019 Aug 8. PubMed PMID: 31401288; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6842441.
  25. Herbert LJ, Marchisotto MJ, Sharma H, Gupta R, Bilaver LA. Availability of mental health services for patients with food allergy. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Nov - Dec;7(8):2904-2905. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.04.045. Epub 2019 May 14. PubMed PMID: 31100556.
  26. Volerman A, Fierstein J, Boon K, Kanaley M, Kan K, Vojta D, Gupta R. Factors associated with effective inhaler technique among children with moderate to severe asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Nov;123(5):511-512.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.08.017. Epub 2019 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 31491542.
  27. Agnihotri NT, Lei DK, Gupta RS. Managing Younger Siblings of Food Allergic Children. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. 2019 Nov;39(4):469-480. doi: 10.1016/j.iac.2019.07.001. Epub 2019 Aug 22. Review. PubMed PMID: 31563182.
  28. Bilaver LA, Martusiewicz MN, Jiang J, Gupta RS. Effectiveness of Clinical Decision Support Tools on Pediatrician Adherence to Peanut Allergy Prevention Guidelines. JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Oct 14;. doi: 10.1001/jamapediatrics.2019.3360. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31609434; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6802019.
  29. Aktas ON, Kao LM, Hoyt A, Siracusa M, Maloney R, Gupta RS. Implementation of an Allergic Reaction Reporting Tool for School Health Personnel: A Pilot Study of Three Chicago Schools. J Sch Nurs. 2019 Oct;35(5):316-324. doi: 10.1177/1059840518777303. Epub 2018 May 22. PubMed PMID: 29788794.
  30. Nowak-Wegrzyn A, Warren CM, Brown-Whitehorn T, Cianferoni A, Schultz-Matney F, Gupta RS. Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome in the US population-based study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2019 Oct;144(4):1128-1130. doi: 10.1016/j.jaci.2019.06.032. Epub 2019 Jul 6. PubMed PMID: 31288044.
  31. Bilaver LA, Sharma HP, Gupta RS, Herbert LJ, Marchisotto MJ, Aktas ON, Jiang J, Miller E. Food allergy research priorities: Results from a patient-centered study. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Sep - Oct;7(7):2431-2433.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2019.03.011. Epub 2019 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 30910713.
  32. Warren CM, Chadha AS, Sicherer SH, Jiang J, Gupta RS. Prevalence and Severity of Sesame Allergy in the United States. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Aug 2;2(8):e199144. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.9144. PubMed PMID: 31373655; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6681546.
  33. Jiang J, Gallagher JL, Szkodon JW, Syed M, Gobin KS, Gupta RS, Bilaver LA. The development and evaluation of peer food allergy education videos for school-age youth. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Jul;123(1):107-108. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.04.002. Epub 2019 Apr 6. PubMed PMID: 30959102.
  34. Samady W, Warren C, Kohli S, Jain R, Bilaver L, Mancini AJ, Gupta R. The prevalence of atopic dermatitis in children with food allergy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Jun;122(6):656-657.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.03.019. Epub 2019 Mar 26. PubMed PMID: 30922954.
  35. Samady W, Rodriguez VA, Gupta R, Palac H, Karamanis M, Press VG. Critical Errors in Inhaler Technique among Children Hospitalized with Asthma. J Hosp Med. 2019 Jun 1;14(6):361-365. doi: 10.12788/jhm.3195. Epub 2019 Apr 8. PubMed PMID: 30986181; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6625439.
  36. Greenhawt M, Gupta RS, Meadows JA, Pistiner M, Spergel JM, Camargo CA Jr, Simons FER, Lieberman PL. Guiding Principles for the Recognition, Diagnosis, and Management of Infants with Anaphylaxis: An Expert Panel Consensus. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2019 Apr;7(4):1148-1156.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.jaip.2018.10.052. Epub 2019 Feb 5. Review. PubMed PMID: 30737191.
  37. Bilaver LA, Chadha AS, Doshi P, O'Dwyer L, Gupta RS. Economic burden of food allergy: A systematic review. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Apr;122(4):373-380.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.01.014. Epub 2019 Jan 28. PubMed PMID: 30703439.
  38. Volerman A, Kan K, Salem E, Prachand N, Warren CM, Sighoko D, Gupta RS. Disparities persist in asthma-related emergency department visits among Chicago children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2019 Apr;122(4):417-419.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2019.01.011. Epub 2019 Jan 24. PubMed PMID: 30684738.
  39. Gupta RS, Warren CM, Smith BM, Jiang J, Blumenstock JA, Davis MM, Schleimer RP, Nadeau KC. Prevalence and Severity of Food Allergies Among US Adults. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Jan 4;2(1):e185630. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2018.5630. PubMed PMID: 30646188; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6324316.
  40. Gupta RS, Warren CM, Smith BM, Blumenstock JA, Jiang J, Davis MM, Nadeau KC. The Public Health Impact of Parent-Reported Childhood Food Allergies in the United States. Pediatrics. 2018 Dec;142(6). doi: 10.1542/peds.2018-1235. Epub 2018 Nov 19. PubMed PMID: 30455345; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6317772.
  41. Warren CM, Zaslavsky JM, Kan K, Spergel JM, Gupta RS. Epinephrine auto-injector carriage and use practices among US children, adolescents, and adults. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Oct;121(4):479-489.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.06.010. Epub 2018 Jun 21. PubMed PMID: 29936229.
  42. Samady W, Trainor J, Smith B, Gupta R. Food-induced anaphylaxis in infants and children. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Sep;121(3):360-365. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.05.025. Epub 2018 Jun 1. PubMed PMID: 29860051.
  43. Assa'ad A. Eosinophilic Esophagitis Through the Flexible Endoscope and the Lens of a Photographer in the Amazon. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2018 Aug;55(1):1-6. doi: 10.1007/s12016-018-8676-1. Review. PubMed PMID: 29427131; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6046259.
  44. Shea J, Martusiewicz M, Bilaver LA, Aktas ON, Jiang J, Mancini AJ, Gupta RS. Pediatric residents' assessment of atopic dermatitis severity for risk assessment of early peanut introduction. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Aug;121(2):251-252. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.05.026. Epub 2018 May 31. PubMed PMID: 29859250.
  45. Greenhawt M, Wallace D, Sublett JW, Maughan E, Tanner A, Kelley KJ, Fineman S, White M, Cash G, Anderson C, Schoessler S, Gupta R, Pistiner M. Current trends in food allergy-induced anaphylaxis management at school. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Aug;121(2):174-178. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.04.015. Epub 2018 Apr 21. Review. PubMed PMID: 29684568.
  46. Dyer AA, O'Keefe A, Kanaley MK, Kao LM, Gupta RS. Leaving the nest: Improving food allergy management on college campuses. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Jul;121(1):82-89.e5. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.04.009. Epub 2018 Apr 18. PubMed PMID: 29679763.
  47. Chinthrajah RS, Purington N, Andorf S, Rosa JS, Mukai K, Hamilton R, Smith BM, Gupta R, Galli SJ, Desai M, Nadeau KC. Development of a tool predicting severity of allergic reaction during peanut challenge. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Jul;121(1):69-76.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2018.04.020. Epub 2018 Apr 27. PubMed PMID: 29709643; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6026554.
  48. Aktas ON, Kao LM, Hoyt A, Maloney R, Gupta RS. Development and implementation of an allergic reaction reporting tool for school health personnel: A pilot study of three Chicago schools. The Journal of school nursing : the official publication of the National Association of School Nurses. 2018 May; :1-9. doi: 10.1177/1059840518777303.
  49. Mustafa SS, Russell AF, Kagan O, Kao LM, Houdek DV, Smith BM, Wang J, Gupta RS. Parent perspectives on school food allergy policy. BMC Pediatr. 2018 May 12;18(1):164. doi: 10.1186/s12887-018-1135-6. PubMed PMID: 29753332; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5948763.
  50. Kao LM, Greenhawt MJ, Warren CM, Siracusa M, Smith BM, Gupta RS. Parental and parent-perceived child interest in clinical trials for food allergen immunotherapy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 Mar;120(3):331-333.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2017.12.012. PubMed PMID: 29508722.
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