Dr. Grayson is the Grant Morrow, III, MD, Endowed Chair in Pediatric Research, Professor of Pediatrics, and Chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Nationwide Children's Hospital - The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. He received his MD from the University of Chicago, undertook an internal medicine residency at the Hospital of the Univ. of Pennsylvania, and competed an allergy-immunology fellowship at Johns Hopkins Univ. Dr. Grayson oversees a National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded laboratory studying the role viral infections play in the development of allergic disease. He has published over 80 peer-reviewed articles, and has trained over 20 post-doctoral or clinical research fellows. In addition, he has served on numerous grant review study sections for the NIH, served as Deputy and Associate Editor of the Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and has been on editorial boards for the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology and the Journal of Immunology. Dr. Grayson is an elected member of the CollegiumInternationaleAllergologicum, the allergy research honorary society, as well as the American Society for Clinical Investigation (physician-scientist honorary society). Dr. Grayson serves asTreasurer and for the American Board of Allergy and Immunology, is on the Board of Directors of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America,as well as being the chair of their Medical Scientific Council, andis a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the American Lung Association. He previously served on the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, and was co-Director of the Infection, Inflammation and Immunity Research Unit of the Children’s Research Institute of the Medical College of Wisconsin.