Medical School or Training
Tufts University School of Medicine, 2001
Children's Hospital of New York-Presbyterian, Pediatrics, NY, 2004
Allergy and Clinical Immunology, University of Michigan Health System, 2008
Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics
Allergy & Immunology
Food Allergy and Eosinophilic Esophagitis.
Dr. Matthew Greenhawt graduated from Tufts University School of Medicine in 2001. He completed a Pediatric Residency program in 2004 at the Children’s Hospital of New York. Prior to starting his fellowship in Allergy/Immunology, he worked as a Pediatric Hospitalist for the Oncology and Bone Marrow Transplantation services at Children’s Hospital of New York, as well as conducted research into adoptive transfer of natural killer cells for use in stem cell transplantation. His fellowship in Allergy and Clinical Immunology was completed at the University of Michigan. He has previously been involved in basic science research into the inhibition of TNF-α during mast cell degranulation. He is board certified in both Pediatrics and Allergy and Immunology. He is the newest member of our Food Allergy Team and is interested in food allergy desensitization, food dye/additive allergy, eosinophilic esophagitis and the social aspects of food allergies.
Dr. Greenhawt has co-published many journal articles related to Carmine Dye Hypersensitivity; Food Allergy Attitudes among College Students; Self Reported Reactions to Peanuts and Tree Nuts Occurring in Schools and Child Care Centers, Restaurants, and Commercial Aircraft; and Mastocytosis and Allergy. He also has co-authored a textbook chapter on Allergy to Natural Colors and Flavorings. He has lectured about food allergy, food allergy diagnostic testing, and osinophilic esophagitis, in addition to lectures on immune deficiency and his research at national meetings. He also contributes regularly to the food allergy weblog. “Please Don’t Pass the Nuts”.