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Rebecca Gruchalla, M.D., Ph.D.
Rebecca Gruchalla, M.D., Ph.D.

Rebecca Gruchalla, M.D., Ph.D.

Chief, Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

  • William A. Sellars, M.D., and Joyce M. Sellars Distinguished Chair in Allergy and Immunology
  • Internal Medicine - Allergy/Immunology

Biography

Rebecca S. Gruchalla, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She also holds the William A. Sellars M.D. and Joyce M. Sellars Distinguished Chair in Allergy and Immunology. 

Dr. Gruchalla received her Ph.D. and medical degrees from UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. After completing internal medicine training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and allergy and immunology training at UT Southwestern, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty. Dr. Gruchalla conducts clinical research in the area of inner city pediatric asthma and she has been leading NIAID-funded inner city pediatric asthma studies since 1994. 

Dr. Gruchalla currently is participating in the multi-site Inner City Asthma Consortium as the Dallas-site director. Dr. Gruchalla is a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Allergy and Immunology and the Board of Directors of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology. 

In 2018, she was included in D Magazine's Best Doctors list and was named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor.

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Education & Training
  • Fellowship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1988-1991), Allergy & Immunology
  • Residency - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1986-1988), Internal Medicine
  • Internship - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (1985-1986), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (1981-1985)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Thoracic Society
  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Honors & Awards
  • Best Doctors in Dallas 2017, D Magazine
  • Texas Super Doctor 2017, Texas Monthly Magazine
  • Boehringer-Ingelheim AAAI/NIAID 1992, Research Award
  • Aventis/AAAAI Women Physician in Allergy Grant Award 2003, Research Award
  • AAAAI Special Recognition Award 2004, Editorial Award
  • Women’s Involvement in the AAAAI 2007, Special Recognition Award
  • Gail G. Shapiro Memorial Lectureship 2007, Lectureship Award
Books & Publications
Research
  • Pediatric Asthma Clinical Research

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