Elizabeth A. Erwin, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

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Biography

Elizabeth Erwin, MD, is a member of the Sections of Infectious Diseases and Allergy and Immunology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is co-director of the combined Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Allergy and Immunology Fellowship. Her clinical interests include treating infants, children and adolescents with allergies, asthma and immunodeficiency diseases. She is the principal investigator on an NIH K-23 grant to study the change in allergen exposure and reversibility of the tolerant immune response.

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Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Research Interests

Research Center:

Areas of Interest:

  • Reversing tolerance to allergens Dr. Erwin has a K-23 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the changes in allergen exposure and reversibility of the tolerant immune response. Dr. Erwin is a member of the Sections of Infectious Diseases and Allergy and Immunology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is co-director of the combined Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Allergy and Immunology Fellowship. Her clinical interests include treating infants, children and adolescents with allergies, asthma and immunodeficiency diseases.

Education and Training

Medical School

  • University of Cincinnati
    Date Completed: 06/13/1997

Internship

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998

Residency

  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/2000

Fellowship

  • University of Virginia School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/30/2003

Department:

  • Pediatrics

Section:

  • Allergy & Immunology

Specialty:

  • Allergy & Immunology

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 10/29/2004

Publications

  • Slack MA, Erwin EA, Cho CB, Raveendran R, Phillips G, Ogbogu PU. 2013. Food and aeroallergen sensitization in adult eosinophilic esophagitis.  Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. Vol. 111, no. October: 304-305.
  • Franciosi JP, Hommel KA, Bendo CB, King EC, Collins MH, Eby MD, Marsolo K, Abonia JP, von Tiehl KF, Putnam PE, Greenler AJ, Greenberg AB, Bryson RA, Davis CM, Olive AP, Gupta SK, Erwin EA, Klinnert MD, Spergel JM, Denham JM, Furuta GT, Rothenberg ME, Varni JW. 2013. PedsQL™ Eosinophilic Esophagitis Module: Feasibility, Reliability and Validity.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. Vol. 57, no. July: 57-66.
  • Erwin EA, Asti L, Hemming T, Kelleher KJ. 2012. A decade of hospital discharges related to eosinophilic esophagitis.  Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Vol. 54, no. March: 427-9.
  • Kelly,Libby,A; Erwin,Elizabeth,A; Platts-Mills,Thomas,AE. 2012. The indoor air and asthma: the role of cat allergens.  CURRENT OPINION IN PULMONARY MEDICINE. Vol. 18, no. 1. (January): 29-34.
  • Erwin EA, Faust RA, Platts-Mills TA, Borish L. 2011. Epidemiological analysis of chronic rhinitis in pediatric patients.  American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy. Vol. 25, no. September: 327-32.
  • Erwin EA, Woodfolk JA, Ronmark E, Perzanowski M, Platts-Mills TA. 2011. The long-term protective effects of domestic animals in the home.  Clinical and Experimental Allergy. Vol. 41, no. July: 920-2.
  • Hauswirth DW and Erwin EA. 2010. The prevention pendulum: Avoidance or Introduction.  Int Archives Allergy Immunol. Vol. 154, no. January: e275.
  • Erwin EA, Woodfolk JA, James HR, Satinover SM, Platts-Mills TAE. 2010. Changes in cat specific IgE and IgG antibody among college students with decreased cat exposure.  J Allergy Clin Immunol.
  • Erwin EA, James HR, Gutekunst HM, Russo JM, Kelleher KJ, Platts-Mills TAE. 2010. Serum IgE measurement increases detection of food allergy among pediatric patients with eosinophilic esophagitis.  Annals of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. Vol. 104, no. January: 496-502.
  • Erwin EA, Hosen J, Pollart SM, Reid MJ, Platts-Mills TAE. 2009. High-titer IgE antibody specific for pollen allergens in northern California is associated with both wheezing and total serum IgE.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol. 123, no. January: 706-708.
  • Platts-Mills TAE, Erwin EA, Heymann PW, Woodfolk JA. 2009. Pro: The evidence for a causal role of dust mites in asthma.  American Jounal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Vol. 180, no. January: 109-113.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2008. Reply.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol. 121, no. January: 781-782.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2008. Environmental Modification: Allergen Avoidance. In Clinical Asthma. Edited by Kraft M and Castro M. Philadelphia: Elsevier.
  • Erwin EA, Rönmark E, Wickens K, Perzanowski MS, Barry D, Lundbäck B, Crane J, Platts-Mills TA. 2007. Contribution of dust mite and cat specific IgE to total IgE: relevance to asthma prevalence.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol. 119, no. 2. (January): 359-365.
  • Platts-Mills TAE, Erwin EA, Woodfolk JA, Heymann PW. 2006. Environmental factors influencing allergy and asthma.  Chemical Immunology and Asthma. Vol. 91, no. January: 3-15.
  • Erwin EA, Custis NJ, Satinover S, Perzanowski MS, Woodfolk JA, Crane J, Wickens K, Platts-Mills TAE. 2005. Quantitative measurement of IgE antibodies to purified allergens using streptavidin linked to a high capacity solid phase.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol. 115, no. January: 1029-1035.
  • Erwin EA, Custis N, Ronmark E, Wickens K, Sporik R, Woodfolk JA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2005. Asthma and indoor air: contrasts in the dose response to cat and dust mite.  Indoor Air. Vol. 15 Suppl 10, no. January: 33-39.
  • Erwin EA, Wickens K, Custis NJ, Woodfolk JA, Barry D, Crane J, Platts-Mills TAE. 2005. Cat and dust mite sensitivity and tolerance in relation to wheezing among children raised with high exposure to both allergens.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Vol. 115, no. January: 73-79.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2005. Allergens.  Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. Vol. 25, no. January: 1-14.
  • Platts-Mills,T,AE; Woodfolk,J,A; Erwin,E,A; Aalberse,R. 2004. Mechanisms of tolerance to inhalant allergens: the relevance of a modified Th2 response to allergens from domestic animals.  SPRINGER SEMINARS IN IMMUNOPATHOLOGY. Vol. 25, no. 3-4. (February): 271-279.
  • Heymann PW, Carper HT, Murphy DD, Platts-Mills TAE, Patrie J, McLaughlin AP, Erwin EA, Shaker MS, Hellems M, Peerzad J, Hayden FG, Hatley TK, Chamberlain R. 2004. Viral infections in relation to age, atopy, and season of admission among children hospitalized for wheezing.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. Vol. 114, no. January: 239-247.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2003. Allergic reactions. In Merck Manual of Medical Information: Home Edition. Edited by Beers M. West Point, PA: Merck & Co., Inc.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2003. Allergy and Asthma. In Current Review of Asthma. Edited by Kaliner M. Philadelphia: Current Medicine, Inc.
  • Platts-Mills TAE, Erwin EA, Allison AB Blumenthal K, Barr M, Sredl D, Burge H, Gold D. 2003. The relevance of maternal immune responses to inhalant allergens to maternal symptoms, passive transfer to the infant, and the development of antibodies in the first two years of life.  J Allergy Clin Immunol. Vol. 111, no. January: 123-130.
  • Erwin EA, Woodfolk JA, Custis NJ, Platts-Mills TAE. 2003. Animal danders.  Immunol Allergy Clin North Am. Vol. 23, no. January: 469-481.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2002. Aeroallergens: What is the case for primary avoidance?. In Biotherapeutic Approaches to Asthma. Edited by Agosti J and Sheffer. New York: Marcel Dekker.
  • Hunt JF, Erwin E, Palmer L, Vaughan J, Malhotra N, Platts-Mills TAE, Gaston B. 2002. Expression and activity of pH-regulatory glutaminase in the human airway epithelium.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Vol. 165, no. January: 101-107.
  • Erwin EA, Platts-Mills TAE. 2002. Aeroallergens. In Atopic Dermatitis. Edited by Bieber T and Leung DYM. New York: Marcel Dekker.
  • Erwin EA, Gerber ME, Cotton RT. 1997. Vascular Compression of the Airway: Indications for and Results of Surgical Management.  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. Vol. 40, no. January: 155-162.
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