Dr. Mirna Chehade, MD, MPH is Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York, NY, USA. She is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology. She is the founding director of the Mount Sinai Center for Eosinophilic Disorders (MSCED), which provides cutting edge clinical care, research, and support for patients with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases and their families, including eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Dr. Chehade has been voted for several consecutive years as the Castle Connolly top doctor in Pediatric Gastroenterology. She receives funding for her research from the NIH and from non-profit organizations. She is a site principal investigator in the consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR), funded by the NIH. Dr. Chehade is also a site principal investigator in multi-center clinical trials on eosinophilic esophagitis and eosinophilic gastroenteritis. She has several publications on gastrointestinal food allergies and eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders including EoE. Dr. Chehade is an active member in several national and international organizations, including AAAAI, EAACI, NASPGHAN and AGA. She is currently the Chair for the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases committee at the AAAAI, and the Chair of the EoE prevalence task force of EAACI. She is a frequently invited speaker at national and international allergy and gastroenterology meetings, and an invited reviewer for several prestigious allergy and gastroenterology journals.