University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Nizar Jarjour, MD



MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 263-9344

Educational Background

Medical School: Damascus University, Syria

Residency: Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL

Fellowship: University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Nizar N. Jarjour is a Professor of Medicine, and Head, Division of Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He also serves as director of the Clinical and Translational Research Core at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, Madison, WI. Dr. Jarjour's research program include mechanisms of allergic inflammation, role of eosinophil in airway disease, pathogenesis of viral induced asthma exacerbations, etiology and characteristics of severe asthma, mechanisms of action of anti-asthma medication, airway remodeling and clinical aspects of asthma.

He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. His clinical activities include staffing the University of Wisconsin Hospital Trauma and Life Center, outpatient and inpatient pulmonary consultations and directing the Pulmonary Diagnostics Laboratory.

Dr. Jarjour is an instructor on three research training awards in Allergy-Immunology, Neurobiology and Cellular & Molecular Pathology. He is a past president of the Wisconsin Thoracic Society and a current member of the Respiratory Integrated Biology Study Section at National Institute of Health. Dr. Jarjour is a member of the American Thoracic Society, American College of Physicians and American College of Chest Physicians.

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