Margaret A. Adair, MD

Dr. Adair received her medical degree with high honors from the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis, TN. She completed her internship and residency in Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. While at Duke, she published an abstract with Dr. Wesley Burks regarding the effectiveness of peanut oral immunotherapy in peanut allergic patients. Dr. Adair completed her fellowship in Allergy/Immunology at National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado. National Jewish Health is widely regarded as the #1 respiratory hospital in the United States.


At National Jewish, she evaluated patients from across the country with refractory asthma, multiple food allergies, severe atopic dermatitis, eosinophilic esophagitis, vocal cord dysfunction as well as many other conditions. Dr. Adair is board certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy/Immunology.

She is a diplomate of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI). Dr. Adair evaluates and manages both adult and pediatric patients. She is excited to begin practice in Coppell.

Training

Fellowship:
National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
University of Colorado School of Medicine
Pediatric and Adult Allergy/Immunology Fellow

Residency:
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC
Pediatric Residency Program

Medical School:
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine
Graduated with High Honors

Graduate:
University of Mississippi
Masters in Business Administration, emphasis in Finance

Undergraduate:
Christian Brothers University
Memphis, TN
Bachelor of Business Administration, major in Accounting
Summa Cum Laude

Publications

de la Fuente, Miguel, Adair M et al. "Reduced Thymic Output, Cell Cycle Abnormalities, and Increased Apoptosis of T Lymphocytes in Patients with Cartilage- Hair Hypoplasia." Submitted and Accepted for Publication in JACI 2011.

Jones, SM, Adair M et.al. "Clinical Efficacy and Immune Regulation with Peanut Oral Immunotherapy." JACI 2009 Aug; 124(2): 292-300.

Railey M.D., Adair M.A., Burks A.W. "Allergen Immunotherapy for Allergic Rhinitis." Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 2008 Mar; 8(1): 1-3.

Adair M.A., Laubach S.S., et. al. "Mean Wheal Size from Peanut Prick Skin Test and IgE Levels in Peanut Allergic Patients Receiving Oral Peanut Immunotherapy." Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Abstract Accepted for Publication and Presentation at AAAAI 2008 Annual Meeting

Research

Conducted research concerning Endotoxin Levels in Mild and Moderate Asthmatics in the CAMP cohort, National Jewish Health, 7/10 – 6/2011

Conducted Clinical Research concerning Oral Immunotherapy in Peanut Allergic Patients, Duke University Dept. Of Allergy and Immunology, 7/2007-6/2009

Conducted Research to determine whether Carolina Access Asthma Home Visit Program decreases acute care asthma visits, Duke University, 7/2008 – 6/2009

Member of Asthma Quality Improvement Team which conducted research concerning lack of MDI use and failure to prescribe inhaled steroids prior to discharge from LeBonheur Hospital, Memphis TN, 4/2005-1/2006