David Bernstein, MD, is Professor Emeritus of Medicine in the Division of Immunology and Allergy at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where he is co-director of the Allergy Fellowship training program. He is former Principal Investigator of a training grant for 3 funding cycles through the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the aim of which was to provide research training and career development for Allergy fellows pursuing academic research careers.
Dr. Bernstein has authored or co-authored over 270 original publications. He has been engaged in the practice of Allergy and Clinical Immunology for the past 40 years. Major research interests include new therapies for asthma and allergic disorders, environmental causes of asthma, allergen immunotherapy and occupational asthma. Through much of his career, he had procured extramural funding awards (including R01s) through NIOSH/CDC and NIEHS. He served on the College Board of Regents and is former Chair of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.
Dr. Bernstein has directed the North American Immunotherapy Safety Surveillance Study since 2008. He has received the Distinguished Clinician Award from the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology and this year received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.