Alysa Ellis, M.D.  ellis_a@wustl.edu

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine
Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine

phone: (314) 454-2694

Clinical Interests

Dr. Ellis is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Pulmonary Medicine. She attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City six-year combined B.A./M.D. program. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, and completed her fellowship training in Allergy and Immunology at Washington University. She is board certified in Pediatrics and Allergy Immunology. She is a member of several organizations, including the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Ellis has an interest in community asthma education, and is currently working with the St. Louis Children’s Hospital Healthy Kids Express Asthma Van Program. This program travels to several area elementary schools and provides asthma care to an underserved population. It focuses on providing education to the children with asthma and encouraging them to take ownership and control of their disease.

Education

  • BA, University of Missouri-Kansas 2004
  • MD, University of Missouri-Kansas 2005

Training

  • Resident, St. Louis Children's Hospital2005 - 2008
  • Clinical Fellow, Washington University School of Medicine2008 - 2010

Licensure and Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics 2009
  • MO, Medical License 2009
  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology 2010

Honors

  • Medical Student Education Committee at Children's Mercy Hospital, selected member2003 - 2005
  • Laura L. Backus Award for Excellence in Pediatrics2005
  • AAAAI Travel Grant2008 - 2009
  • ACAAI Travel Grant2008 - 2009
  • AAAAI Travel Grant2009 - 2010
  • ACAAI Travel Grant2009 - 2010
  • American Thoracic Society Innovations in Health Equality Award - Early Career2015 - 2016

Recent Publications view all (3)


Publication Co-Authors

  1. Asthma control and obesity in urban African American children. J Asthma. 2016;1-6. PMID:27753512 
  2. Social perceptions and preferences of youth with asthma. Mo Med. 2006;103(5):553-6. PMID:17133762 
  3. Learning preferences of caregivers of asthmatic children. J Asthma. 2005;42(8):683-7. doi:10.1080/02770900500265157  PMID:16266961 
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