Whitney Stevens

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Whitney W. Stevens MD, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine. She completed her bachelor and masters training at Johns Hopkins University. She graduated from the University of Virginia’s Medical Scientist Training Program with both a PhD in Microbiology/Immunology and a MD. Finally, she completed her Residency in Internal Medicine and her Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine as part of the Physician Scientist Training Program.

Dr. Stevens focuses her research on Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (AERD) and, more generally, on chronic rhinosinusitis and asthma. She has published numerous articles in these areas and has been invited to present her work at local, national, and international meetings.

Dr. Stevens practices as an allergist in the Division of Allergy and Immunology within the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Her specific interest is in taking care of patients with Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease (also known as AERD, Samter's Disease, or Samter's Triad). Her other clinical focuses include sinusitis (with and without nasal polyps), asthma, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), drug allergies, food allergies, urticaria (hives), angioedema (swelling), and anaphylaxis.

Training Experience

2013Residency, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center
2014Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center
2015Postdoctoral Fellowship, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Virginia

… → 2010

PhD, University of Virginia

… → 2008

Research interests

  • Adverse Drug Reactions
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Food Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Inflammation

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Grants 2015 2024

Natural History
Longitudinal Studies
Nasal Polyps
Arachidonate 15-Lipoxygenase
Nasal Polyps
Chronic Disease

Research Output 2007 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)
Galectin 2
Eosinophil Cationic Protein
3 Citations (Scopus)
Nasal Polyps
Tertiary Care Centers
Cystic Fibrosis
Chronic Disease

Sinus Infections, Inflammation, and Asthma

Staudacher, A. G. & Stevens, W., Aug 1 2019, In : Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America. 39, 3, p. 403-415 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Respiratory System

TNF induces production of type 2 cytokines in human group 2 innate lymphoid cells

Ogasawara, N., Poposki, J. A., Klingler, A. I., Tan, B. K., Hulse, K. E., Stevens, W. W., Peters, A. T., Grammer, L. C., Welch, K. C., Smith, S. S., Conley, D. B., Takano, K. I., Himi, T., Kern, R. C., Schleimer, R. P. & Kato, A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle