Associate Professor, Pediatrics; Principal Investigator
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Asuncion Mejias received her MD and Phd degrees from Universidad de Málaga, Spain, and completed her fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases and a Master in Clinical Science at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in the United States. Dr Mejias is Principal Investigator for the Center for Vaccines and Immunity at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, attending physician in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine.
Dr. Mejías’ research focuses on the pathogenesis of airway and respiratory viral diseases, and she has been recognized with several awards for her research, specifically those pertaining to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection. She is also a member of several professional organizations, and serves as external reviewer and consultant for different organizations including the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP/CDC), or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). She has contributed with more than 180 publications including original articles, reviews, editorials and book chapters.
Disclosure: Janssen (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Advisor or Review Panel member, Grant/Research Support; Merck (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Advisor or Review Panel member; Roche (Individual(s) Involved: Self): Advisor or Review Panel member