Faculty

Faculty of the Pan American Allergy Society

Edwyn L. Boyd, M.D., is a long time member of the P.A.A.S., and has served in every officer capacity as well as CME/Program Chairman from 1998-2000. He is academically affiliated with the University of Alabama at Birmingham as a Clinical AssistantProfessor. He has been on the faculty of the Pan American Allergy Society since 1991 and has directed, co-directed, or served as a faculty member at a multitude of allergy courses held throughout the United States. Dr. Boyd contributed to the development of objectives and content for CNE. Dr. Boyd is in private practice of Allergy and Otolaryngology in Hoover, AL.

Jenny L. Cross, M.D., is an ear, nose, and throat physician and head and neck surgeon.  She is a graduate of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee.  She has been practicing for 8 years, and currently practices in Elkins, West Virginia.  She has served as a faculty member, on the Board of Directors, and is currently serving as President-Elect.

Jay L. Gruhlkey, M.D., has been a member of P.A.A.S. for several years.  A graduate of the University of Texas Medical School in Houston, he has been in private practice for 16 years, and currently practices at Lonestar Medical in New Braunfels, TX.  Besides serving as a faculty member, he has served on the Board of Directors and on the CME/Program Committee, and is currently serving as Immediate Past President of the society.  

Brian J. Hasslinger, M.D., is a past president of P.A.A.S. He is a graduate of the University of Maryland in Baltimore, MD, is a long time member of Pan American Allergy and is currently serving on the Board of Directors and the CME/Program Committee. He has been a practicing otolaryngologist since 1991, and his focus has been on the diagnosis and treatment of inhalant and food allergies. Dr. Hasslinger contributed to the development of objectives and content for CNE. He is in private practice at Williamsburg ENT & Allergy in Williamsburg, VA.

Harold H. Hedges, M.D., a graduate of the Univ. of Arkansas School of Medicine, is a long time member of P.A.A.S. and has served as President and all other officer positions during his membership. He is a member of the CME/Program Committee and serves as the P.A.A.S. representative to the American Academy of Family Physicians in program approval applications. Dr. Hedges has a long history of lecturing in continuing medical education courses presented by the AAFP, Texas School of Medicine, as well as state chapters of family practice organizations. Dr. Hedges is a Clinical Professor in the Dept. of Community and Family Medicine at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine. He is a partner with the Little Rock Family Practice Clinic in Little Rock, AR.

Richard G. Jaeckle, M.D. is a graduate of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, in Dallas, TX. He is in private practice at Psychiatry and Allergy in Dallas, TX. Dr. Jaeckle is a long time member of P.A.A.S. and has served as President and all other officer positions during his membership. He currently serves as a member-at-large of the CME/Program Committee. Dr. Jaeckle’s teaching appointments include: Assistant Clinical Professor, Dept of Psychiatry, St. Louis University School of Medicine (1974-1978); Asst. Professor Dept. of Psychiatry, Univ. of TX Southwestern Medical School (1978-1980); and Assist. Clinical Professor Dept. of Psychiatry, Univ. of TX Southwestern Medical School (1980-1993). Dr. Jaeckle chaired the Planning Meeting for this activity, and he contributed to the development of objectives and content for CNE.

Howard J. Lang, D.O. a graduate of Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Kirksville, MO, is a long time member of P.A.A.S. and has served as President and all other officer positions during his membership. He is in private practice in Allergy and Environmental Medicine in Colleyville, TX. He is a member of the CME/Program Committee and chairs the PAAS Mentoring Committee.

William Rea, M.D. is a world-renowned environmental medicine physician who has been in practice in Dallas, Texas for many years. He has been a member of P.A.A.S. for many years, having served in the past as President, the Board of Directors, and the CME/Program Committee.

Neal Rogers, M.D., is a long time member of the P.A.A.S., and has served in all officer capacities. He is a member of the CME/Program Committee and the Board of Directors. Dr. Rogers graduated from Albany Medical College in Albany, GA, and has practiced otolaryngology and allergy in Butte, MT since 1979. He has been a frequent lecturer at PAAS training courses. Dr. Rogers attended the planning meeting for this course where he contributed to the development of objectives and content for CNE.

Diego Saporta, M.D. – Dr. Saporta has been in private practice in allergy in Elizabeth, New Jersey for years. After completing an ENT residency at the Republic’s University in Montevideo-Uruguay, Dr. Saporta completed 2 years of Research at the ENT Department of the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University.  He has been a faithful P.A.A.S. member, and is currently serving as President of the society.  

David P. Sheridan, M.D., is a long time member of P.A.A.S. and has served as President and all other officer positions during his membership. He is currently serving as Chairman of the CME/Program Committee. Dr. Sheridan has also been a long time member and frequent presenter at the PAAS training courses. He graduated from the University of Arizona College of Medicine and is in private practice at the Hotze Health & Wellness Center in Katy, TX.

Nolan D. Shipman, M.D., is a long time member of the Pan American Allergy Society.  He is currently serving as Immediate Past President for P.A.A.S.  He has served on the CME/Program Committee, and the Board of Directors.  He serves in private practice the community of Bryan/College Station, TX.

John Wycoff, D.O. is in private practice in allergy and wellness in East Lansing, Michigan.  Dr. Wycoff graduated from Morningside College in Sioux City, Iowa. He attended medical school at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.  He is a long-time member of P.A.A.S. and is currently serving as a Director. He also serves on the CME/Program Committee.

Our affiliate faculty serve in several different roles for P.A.A.S. as lecturers, providing leadership in the hands-on training, as well as supporting the P.A.A.S. staff.

Mary Gambuti, R.N., B.S.N.
Joann Haley, A.T.
Art Lang, A.T.
Maureen McInerney, R.N., B.S.N.
Ronald L. Parker, P.A.
Sandy Wilson, A.T.